Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And when he cometh home, he calleth together his friends and neighbours, saying unto them, Rejoice with me; for I have found my sheep which was lost.
I tell you that in the same way there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.
And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying,
He who has the bride is the bridegroom; but the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly because of the bridegroom's voice. Therefore this joy of mine is now full.
You are my friends if you do what I command you.
When he arrived and saw the grace of God, he was glad and encouraged them all to remain true to the Lord with all their hearts;
So, being sent on their way by the church, they passed through both Phoenicia and Samaria, reporting the conversion of the Gentiles, and they gave great joy to all the brethren.
always making my prayer with joy in every prayer of mine for you all,
But even if I am being poured out as a drink offering upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I am glad and rejoice with you all.
Therefore, my brethren, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm thus in the Lord, my beloved.
1 Thessalonians 2:19
For who is our hope or joy or crown of exultation? Is it not even you, in the presence of our Lord Jesus at his coming?
1 Thessalonians 3:7
for this reason, brethren, in all our distress and affliction we were comforted about you through your faith;
1 Peter 2:10
Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.
For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost."