Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References


Matthew 5:12
Be happy and very glad, for your reward in heaven will be great. For they persecuted the prophets [who lived] before you in the same way.
Acts 5:41
When the apostles left the Council meeting, they were rejoicing over being considered worthy to suffer [such] shame for the name [of Jesus].
Acts 16:25
But about midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God while the [other] prisoners listened.
Romans 5:2
Through Jesus we have also gained access by [our] faith to this unearned favor [of God]. We stand firm in it, and are glad that we have the hope of being honored by God.
1 Thessalonians 5:16
You should be joyful at all times.
James 1:2
Consider it [an occasion for] much joy, my brothers, when you experience various trials,
1 Peter 4:13
You should rejoice that you are sharing some of what Christ has suffered, so that you will get to rejoice all the more when He returns in His splendor.


Philippians 3:1
Finally, my brothers, rejoice in [your relationship to] the Lord. It does not trouble me to write the same things to you again, because you will be safer if I do. [Note: These "same things" may refer to warnings against false teachers which Paul had either spoken to them or written about previously].
2 Corinthians 13:1
This will be my third visit to you. [Deut. 19:15 says], "Every matter should be settled by the testimony of two or three witnesses."
Galatians 1:8
However, if we [apostles] or even an angel [claiming to be] from heaven were to preach any other "gospel" than the one we have [already] preached to you, let that person be cut off from God's [salvation].

General references

Luke 1:46
Then Mary said, "My soul lifts up the Lord,
Philippians 1:26
so that, by my being with you again, you will be able to rejoice all the more in [our lives together with] Christ Jesus.