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 say unto you that likewise there shall be more joy in heaven over one sinner that repents than over ninety-nine just persons, who need no repentance.
And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying,
Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all ye that love her: be filled with joy with her, all ye that mourn for her:
He that 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; this my joy therefore is fulfilled.
Ye are my friends if ye do whatsoever I command you.
Who, when he came and had seen the grace of God, was glad and exhorted them all to remain in their purpose of heart in the Lord.
And they, being accompanied by some from the congregation , passed through Phenice and Samaria, declaring the conversion of the Gentiles, and they caused great joy unto all the brethren.
always in every prayer of mine for you all, making request with joy,
And even if I am poured out as an offering upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy and rejoice with you all.
Therefore, my brethren dearly beloved and longed for, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, my dearly beloved.
1 Thessalonians 2:19
For what is our hope or joy or crown of rejoicing? Is it not you in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at his coming?
1 Thessalonians 3:7
Therefore, brethren, we were comforted over you in all our tribulation and need by your faith;
I have gone astray like a lost sheep; seek thy slave; for I have not forgotten thy commandments.
1 Peter 2:10
Ye who in the time past were not a people, but are now the people of God, who in the time past had not obtained mercy, but now have obtained mercy.
For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.