Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when they were come up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught away Philip, that the eunuch saw him no more: and he went on his way rejoicing.
And there was great joy in that city.
and as for the disciples, they were more and more filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit.
and bringing the Apostles up into his house, he spread a meal for them, and was filled with gladness, with his whole household, his faith resting on God.
"The Kingdom of the Heavens is like treasure buried in the open country, which a man finds, but buries again, and, in his joy about it, goes and sells all he has and buys that piece of ground.
through whom also, as the result of faith, we have obtained an introduction into that state of favour with God in which we stand, and we exult in hope of some day sharing in God's glory.
And again the Psalmist says, "Be glad, ye Gentiles, in company with His People."
For we are the true circumcision--we who render to God a spiritual worship and make our boast in Christ Jesus and have no confidence in outward ceremonies:
Always be glad in the Lord: I will repeat it, be glad.
Let a brother in humble life rejoice when raised to a higher position;
But, as the case stands, it is in mere self-confidence that you boast: all such boasting is evil.
Instantly they looked round, and now they could no longer see any one, but themselves and Jesus.