Keep on rejoicing in the Lord at all times. I will say it again: Keep on rejoicing!
So then, my brothers, keep on rejoicing in the Lord. It is no trouble for me to write the same things to you; indeed, it is for your safety.
Be joyful in hope, patient in trouble, and persistent in prayer.
Rejoice and be extremely glad, because your reward in heaven is great! That's how they persecuted the prophets who came before you."
Consider it pure joy, my brothers, when you are involved in various trials,
Instead, because you are participating in the sufferings of the Messiah, keep on rejoicing, so that you may be glad and shout for joy when his glory is revealed.
Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace by which we have been established, and we boast because of our hope in God's glory.
Always be joyful.
I will speak highly of you, my God and King, and I will bless your name forever and ever.
They left the Council, rejoicing to have been considered worthy to suffer dishonor for the sake of the Name.
I will bless the LORD at all times; his praise will be in my mouth continuously.
Around midnight, Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them.
This will be the third time I am coming to you. "Every accusation must be verified by two or three witnesses."