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John 17:13

"And now I am coming to you, and I say these things in the world so that they may have my joy made complete in themselves.

Nehemiah 8:10

He also told them, "Go eat the best food, drink the best wine, and give something to those who have nothing, since this day is holy to our Lord. Don't be sorrowful, because the joy of the LORD is your strength."

Acts 8:8

As a result, there was great rejoicing in that city.

Psalm 118:15

There's exultation for deliverance in the tents of the righteous: "The right hand of the LORD is victorious!

Isaiah 55:12

"For you will go out in joy, and come back with peace; the mountains and the hills will burst into song before you, and all the trees in the fields will clap their hands.

Isaiah 9:3

You have increased the nation; you have increased its joy; they rejoice in your presence as they rejoice at the harvest, as they are glad when they're dividing the spoils of war.

1 Peter 1:8

Though you have not seen him, you love him. And even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy,

Isaiah 51:11

"The scattered ones of the LORD will return, and they will enter Zion with singing. Everlasting joy will be upon their heads; they will attain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing will flee away.

Psalm 4:7

You have given me more joy in my heart than at harvest times, when grain and wine abound.

Matthew 2:10

When they saw the star, they were ecstatic with joy.

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Faith » Produces » Joy

1 Peter 1:8

Though you have not seen him, you love him. And even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy,

fruit of the Spirit » Joy

Philippians 1:18-19

But so what? Just this that in every way, whether by false or true motives, the Messiah is being proclaimed. Because of this, I rejoice and will continue to rejoice. I know that this will result in my deliverance through your prayers and the help that comes from the Spirit of Jesus the Messiah.

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Proverbs 27:11

Be wise, my son, and make me happy, so I can reply to anyone who insults me.

Luke 15:23-24

Bring the fattened calf and kill it, and let's eat and celebrate! Because my son was dead and has come back to life. He was lost and has been found.' And they began to celebrate.

Joy » Christ's joy » Israel lost the joy of divine favour

Amos 8:10

I will turn your festivals into mourning, and all of your songs to dirges. I will cause all of you to put on sackcloth and to shave all of your heads. I will make that time like mourning for an only son, and its conclusion will be like the end of a bitter day."

Hosea 2:11

I'll put a stop to her mirth, along with her celebrations, her New Moons, her Sabbaths, and all of her festive assemblies.

Revelation 18:23

The light from a lamp will never shine within you again. The voice of a bridegroom and bride will never be heard within you again. For your merchants were the important people of the world, and all the nations were deceived by your witchcraft.

Ezekiel 26:13

""I'll silence the noise of your songs and the music of your harps won't be heard anymore.

Isaiah 24:11

There is an outcry in the streets over wine; all cheer turns to gloom; the fun times of the earth are banished.

Joy » Earthly » Enjoyment sought

Ecclesiastes 9:9

Find joy in living with your wife whom you love every day of your pointless life that God gave you on earth, because this is your life assignment and your work to do on earth.

Ecclesiastes 2:10

Whenever I wanted something I had seen, I never refused that desire. Instead, I enjoyed everything I did, and this became the reward in what I had undertaken.

Isaiah 9:3

You have increased the nation; you have increased its joy; they rejoice in your presence as they rejoice at the harvest, as they are glad when they're dividing the spoils of war.

Ecclesiastes 5:18

Look! I observed that it is good and prudent to eat, drink, and enjoy all that is good of a person's work that he does on earth during the limited days of his life, which God gives him, for this is his allotment.

Ecclesiastes 3:13

moreover, every person should eat, drink, and enjoy the benefits of everything that he undertakes, since it is a gift from God.

More verses: Ecclesiastes 3:22

Joy » Earthly » Manifested in laughter

Ecclesiastes 7:3

Sorrow is better than laughter, because the heart is made better through trouble.

Ecclesiastes 7:6

For as thorns burn to heat a pot, so also is the laughter of the fool even this is pointless.

James 4:9

Be miserable, mourn, and cry. Let your laughter be turned into mourning, and your joy into gloom.

Luke 6:25

How terrible it will be for you who are full now, because you will be hungry! How terrible it will be for you who are laughing now, because you will mourn and cry!

More verses: Ecclesiastes 2:2

Joy » Great joy, occasions of » In service

Psalm 126:5-6

Those who weep while they plant will sing for joy while they harvest. The one who goes out weeping, carrying a bag of seeds, will surely return with a joyful song, bearing sheaves from his harvest. A Solomonic Song of Ascents

Acts 11:23

When he arrived, he rejoiced to see what the grace of God had done, and with hearty determination he kept encouraging all of them to remain faithful to the Lord,

Nehemiah 12:43

That day they offered a large number of sacrifices, and they rejoiced, because God had caused them to rejoice enthusiastically. Their wives and children rejoiced, so that Jerusalem's joy was heard from a long distance.

More verses: Psalm 100:2 John 4:36

Joy » Earthly » General references to

Job 20:5

The wicked triumph only briefly; the joy of the godless is momentary.

Ecclesiastes 2:10

Whenever I wanted something I had seen, I never refused that desire. Instead, I enjoyed everything I did, and this became the reward in what I had undertaken.

Ecclesiastes 7:6

For as thorns burn to heat a pot, so also is the laughter of the fool even this is pointless.

Isaiah 16:10

Joy and gladness are taken away from the orchards, in the vineyards people will sing no songs, and no cheers are raised. No vintner treads out wine in the presses, because I've put an end to the shouting.

More verses: James 4:9

Joy » Earthly » Innocent mirth

Ecclesiastes 9:7

Go ahead and enjoy your meals as you eat. Drink your wine with a joyful attitude, because God already has approved your actions.

Nehemiah 8:12

So all the people went to eat, to drink, to send something to those who had nothing, and to celebrate with great joy, because they understood the words that were being declared to them.

Jeremiah 30:19

Thanksgiving and the sounds of laughter will come out of them. I'll cause them to increase in numbers and not decrease. I'll honor them and not make them insignificant.

Luke 15:24

Because my son was dead and has come back to life. He was lost and has been found.' And they began to celebrate.

Joy » Of the wicked

Job 20:5

The wicked triumph only briefly; the joy of the godless is momentary.

Ecclesiastes 2:10

Whenever I wanted something I had seen, I never refused that desire. Instead, I enjoyed everything I did, and this became the reward in what I had undertaken.

Ecclesiastes 7:6

For as thorns burn to heat a pot, so also is the laughter of the fool even this is pointless.

Isaiah 16:10

Joy and gladness are taken away from the orchards, in the vineyards people will sing no songs, and no cheers are raised. No vintner treads out wine in the presses, because I've put an end to the shouting.

Joy » Promised to saints

Psalm 132:16

I will clothe its priests with salvation and its godly ones will shout for joy.

Isaiah 56:7

these I will bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer. Their burnt offerings and their sacrifices will rise up to be accepted on my altar; for my house will be called a house of prayer for everyone."

Isaiah 55:12

"For you will go out in joy, and come back with peace; the mountains and the hills will burst into song before you, and all the trees in the fields will clap their hands.

Joy » Of saints, is » In God

Habakkuk 3:18

as for me, I will rejoice in the LORD. I will find my joy in the God who delivers me.

Psalm 89:16

In your name they rejoice all day long; they exult in your justice.

Psalm 149:2

May Israel rejoice in its Maker, and Zion's descendants in their King!

Joy » Ministers should » Have, in the faith and holiness of their people

1 Thessalonians 3:9

How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy that we have in God's presence because of you?

Joy » Afflictions of saints succeeded by

Joy » Instances of » When they turned away from idolatry

2 Chronicles 23:21

There all of the people of the land rejoiced and the city stayed quiet, because they had executed Athaliah with a sword.

2 Chronicles 15:14-15

They also made a vow to the LORD with loud voices, shouting, trumpets, and horns. Everybody in Judah was very glad to make their oath, because they had made their vow with all their heart and had sought him with all of their might, and they found him! The LORD also gave them rest in their surrounding lands.

2 Chronicles 23:18

Jehoiada also placed the offices of the LORD's Temple under the authority of the Levitical priests whom David had assigned over the LORD's Temple, just as is required by the Law of Moses, to offer the LORD's burnt offerings with joy and singing, just as David had ordered.

2 Chronicles 29:30

King Hezekiah and his officials ordered the descendants of Levi to sing praises to the LORD based on psalms that had been written by David and Asaph the seer. So they all joyfully sang praises, bowed low, and worshipped.

2 Chronicles 29:36

Hezekiah and all of the people were ecstatic with joy because of what God had done for the people, since everything had come about so suddenly.

Joy » Instances of » Of paul and titus, because of the hospitality of the corinthians

2 Corinthians 7:13

This is what comforted us. In addition to our own comfort, we were even more delighted at the joy of Titus, because his spirit had been set at rest by all of you.

2 Corinthians 8:6

So we urged Titus to finish this work of kindness among you in the same way that he had started it.

1 Corinthians 16:18

They refreshed my spirit and yours, too. Therefore, appreciate men like that.

Joy » In sorrow in tribulation, examples of » Famine

Habakkuk 3:17-18

Even though the fig tree does not blossom, and there are no grapes on the vines; even if the olive harvest fails, and the fields produce nothing edible; even if the flock is snatched from the sheepfold, and there is no herd in the stalls as for me, I will rejoice in the LORD. I will find my joy in the God who delivers me.

Joy » Of saints, made full by » Communion of saints

1 John 1:3-4

What we have seen and heard we declare to you so that you, too, can have fellowship with us. Now this fellowship of ours is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus, the Messiah. We are writing these things so that our joy may be full.

2 John 1:12

Although I have a great deal to write to you, I would prefer not to use paper and ink. Instead, I hope to come to you and talk face to face, so that our joy may be complete.

Joy » Ministers should » Esteem their people as their

Joy » Liberality in God's service should cause

1 Chronicles 29:17

And I know, God, that it is you who searches the heart and you who finds pleasure in righteousness. With a righteous heart I have freely given all these things, and now I have seen all of these people of yours giving freely and joyfully to you!

1 Chronicles 29:9

Then the people rejoiced because they had given voluntarily, since with a devoted heart they had freely given to the LORD.

Joy » Ministers should » Promote, in their people

Philippians 1:25

Since I am convinced of this, I know that I will continue to live and be with all of you, so you will mature in the faith and know joy in it.

2 Corinthians 1:24

It is not that we are trying to rule over your faith, but rather to work with you for your joy, because you have been standing firm in the faith.

Joy » Of the wicked » Is derived from earthly pleasures

Ecclesiastes 11:9

So enjoy yourself in your youth, young man, and be encouraged during your younger days. Live as you like, consistent with your world view, but keep in mind that God will bring you to account for everything.

Ecclesiastes 2:10

Whenever I wanted something I had seen, I never refused that desire. Instead, I enjoyed everything I did, and this became the reward in what I had undertaken.

Joy » Vanity of seeking, from earthly things

Ecclesiastes 11:8

Even if a person lives many years, let him enjoy them all, recalling that there will be many days of darkness to come all of which are pointless.

Ecclesiastes 2:10

Whenever I wanted something I had seen, I never refused that desire. Instead, I enjoyed everything I did, and this became the reward in what I had undertaken.

Joy » In sorrow in tribulation, examples of » Poverty

Joy » Great joy, occasions of » The exaltation of the lamb

Revelation 5:9-10

They sang a new song: "You are worthy to take the scroll and open its seals, because you were slaughtered. With your blood you purchased people for God from every tribe, language, people, and nation. You made them a kingdom and priests for our God, and they will reign on the earth."

Revelation 12:12

So be glad, heavens, and those who live in them! How terrible it is for the earth and the sea, because the Devil has come down to you, filled with rage, knowing that his time is short!"

Joy » Of saints should be » Constant

Joy » Ministers should » Desire to render an account with

Joy » Of saints, is » For deliverance from bondage

Psalm 105:43

He led his people out with gladness, his chosen ones with shouts of joy.

Jeremiah 31:10-13

Nations, listen to this message from the LORD, and declare it in the distant coastlands. Say, "The one who scattered Israel will gather him and keep him as a shepherd keeps his flock." For the LORD will deliver Jacob and redeem him from the hand of one stronger than he. They'll come and cry out with joy on the heights of Zion. They'll be radiant over the LORD's goodness, over the grain, the new wine, the fresh oil, and over the young of the flocks and herds. Their lives will be like a well-watered garden. They'll never again grow faint. read more.
The virgins will rejoice with dancing, together with young men and old men. For I'll turn their mourning into joy, and I'll comfort them and give them gladness instead of sorrow.

Joy » Restored » At the deliverance of the nation

Jeremiah 31:13

The virgins will rejoice with dancing, together with young men and old men. For I'll turn their mourning into joy, and I'll comfort them and give them gladness instead of sorrow.

Jeremiah 30:19

Thanksgiving and the sounds of laughter will come out of them. I'll cause them to increase in numbers and not decrease. I'll honor them and not make them insignificant.

Joy » Saints should afford, to their ministers

Philemon 1:20

20Yes, brother, I desire this favor from you in the Lord. Refresh my heart in the Messiah!

Joy » God's word affords

Nehemiah 8:12

So all the people went to eat, to drink, to send something to those who had nothing, and to celebrate with great joy, because they understood the words that were being declared to them.

Joy » Encouraged to saints

Philippians 3:1

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.

Psalm 32:11

Righteous ones, be glad in the LORD and rejoice! Shout for joy, all of you who are upright in heart!

Joy » God gives

Ecclesiastes 2:26

After all, to the person who is good in God's sight, he gives wisdom, knowledge, and joy, but to the sinner he gives the troublesome task of acquiring and accumulating in order to leave it to someone who is good in the sight of God. This also is pointless and chasing after the wind.

Psalm 4:7

You have given me more joy in my heart than at harvest times, when grain and wine abound.

Joy » Soul-winners' » Thrills the church

Acts 15:3

They were sent on their way by the church, and as they were going through Phoenicia and Samaria they told of the conversion of the gentiles and brought great joy to all the brothers.

Joy » Of saints should be » Expressed in hymns

Joy » Of the wicked » Is short-lived

Job 20:5

The wicked triumph only briefly; the joy of the godless is momentary.

Ecclesiastes 7:6

For as thorns burn to heat a pot, so also is the laughter of the fool even this is pointless.

Joy » Of saints, is » In Christ

Joy » Instances of » Of paul, rejoicing over his converts

1 Thessalonians 2:19-20

After all, who is our hope, joy, or reason for rejoicing in the presence of our Lord Jesus at his coming? It is you, isn't it? Yes, you are our glory and joy!

1 Thessalonians 3:9

How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy that we have in God's presence because of you?

Philemon 1:7

For I have received considerable joy and encouragement from your love, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed, brother, through you.

Joy » Attributed to God

Jeremiah 32:41

I'll rejoice over them to do good for them, and I'll faithfully plant them in this land with all my heart and soul.'

Deuteronomy 30:9

and the LORD your God will prosper you abundantly in all that you do, along with your children, your livestock, and the produce of your fields, because the LORD your God will again be delighted with you for good, just as he was delighted with your ancestors,

Deuteronomy 28:63

Just as the LORD delighted to prosper and increase you, so now the LORD will delight to destroy, exterminate, and banish you from the land that you are about to enter to possess."

Joy » Holy--illustrated

Isaiah 9:3

You have increased the nation; you have increased its joy; they rejoice in your presence as they rejoice at the harvest, as they are glad when they're dividing the spoils of war.

Joy » Instances of » Jews, over the hanging of haman

Esther 7:10

The king said, "Hang him on it." So they hanged Haman on the pole he had set up for Mordecai, and then the king's anger subsided.

Esther 8:15-16

Mordecai left the king's presence in royal robes of blue and white, wearing a large golden crown and a purple robe made of fine linen; and the city of Susa shouted with joy. For the Jewish people, there was light and joy, gladness and honor.

Joy » Of saints, is » For divine protection

Psalm 5:11

Let all those who take refuge in you rejoice! Let them shout for joy forever, and may you protect them. Let those who love your name exult in you.

Psalm 16:8-9

I have set the LORD before me continuously; because he stands at my right hand, I will stand firm. Therefore, my heart is glad, my whole being rejoices, and my body will dwell securely.

Joy » Of saints, is » For salvation

Psalm 21:1

The king rejoices in your strength, LORD. How greatly he rejoices in your deliverance.

Joy » Of saints should be » Great

Acts 8:8

As a result, there was great rejoicing in that city.

Joy » Soul-winners' » Souls won are a crown of rejoicing

1 Thessalonians 2:19-20

After all, who is our hope, joy, or reason for rejoicing in the presence of our Lord Jesus at his coming? It is you, isn't it? Yes, you are our glory and joy!

Joy » Saints shall be presented to God with exceeding

Jude 1:24

Now to the one who is able to keep you from falling and to make you stand joyful and faultless in his glorious presence,

Joy » In sorrow in tribulation, examples of » Imprisonment

Acts 16:23

After giving them a severe beating, they threw them in jail and ordered the jailer to keep them under tight security.

Joy » Of saints should be » Under trials

Joy » Of saints should be » Animated

Psalm 32:11

Righteous ones, be glad in the LORD and rejoice! Shout for joy, all of you who are upright in heart!

Joy » Of saints should be » Exceeding

Psalm 21:6

Indeed, you have given him eternal blessings; you will make him glad with the joy of your presence.

Psalm 68:3

But the righteous rejoice and exult before God; they are overwhelmed with joy.

Joy » Experienced by » Believers

Luke 24:52

They worshipped him and returned to Jerusalem filled with great joy.

Joy » Of saints, is » For divine support

Psalm 63:7

For you have been my strength, and in the shadow of your wings I will shout for joy.

Joy » Pray for restoration of

Joy » Instances of » Of the disciples, when jesus triumphantly entered jerusalem

Matthew 21:8-9

Many people in the crowd spread their own coats on the road, while others began cutting down branches from the trees and spreading them on the road. Both the crowds that went ahead of him and those that followed him kept shouting, "Hosanna to the Son of David! How blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord! Hosanna in the highest heaven!"

Mark 11:8-10

Many people spread their coats on the road, while others spread leafy branches that they had cut in the fields. Those who went ahead and those who followed him were shouting, "Hosanna! How blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord! How blessed is the coming kingdom of our ancestor David! Hosanna in the highest heaven!"

Joy » Saints should engage in all religious services with

Psalm 42:4

These things I will recall as I pour out my troubles within me: I used to go with the crowd in a procession to the house of God, accompanied with shouts of joy and thanksgiving.

Ezra 6:22

Then they observed the Festival of Unleavened Bread for seven days with joy, because the LORD had made them glad, turning the heart of the king of Assyria toward them and strengthening them for their work on the Temple of God, the God of Israel.

Joy » Holy--exemplified

Joy » Of saints should be » For evermore

Joy » The gospel to be received with

Joy » Of saints should be » In sorrow

Joy » Great joy, occasions of » The gathering home of the saints

Revelation 14:2-3

Then I heard a sound from heaven like that of many waters and like the sound of loud thunder. The sound I heard was like harpists playing on their harps. They were singing a new song in front of the throne, the four living creatures, and the elders. No one could learn the song except the 144,000 who had been redeemed from the earth.

Joy » Of saints should be » Abundant

2 Corinthians 8:2

In spite of their terrible ordeal of suffering, their abundant joy and deep poverty have led them to be abundantly generous.

Joy » Holy--exemplified » David

1 Chronicles 29:9

Then the people rejoiced because they had given voluntarily, since with a devoted heart they had freely given to the LORD.

Joy » Of saints, is » For manifestation of goodness

2 Chronicles 7:10

On the twenty-third day of the seventh month, King Solomon sent the people back home, and they returned rejoicing and in good spirits because of the goodness that the LORD had shown to David, to Solomon, and to his people Israel.

Joy » Saints should have, in all their undertakings

Deuteronomy 12:18

You'll eat only in the presence of the LORD your God at the place that he will choose you, your sons and your daughters, your male and female servants, and the descendant of Levi who is in your cities. Rejoice in the presence of the LORD your God in everything you undertake.

Joy » Of saints should be » Under calamities

Habakkuk 3:17-18

Even though the fig tree does not blossom, and there are no grapes on the vines; even if the olive harvest fails, and the fields produce nothing edible; even if the flock is snatched from the sheepfold, and there is no herd in the stalls as for me, I will rejoice in the LORD. I will find my joy in the God who delivers me.

Joy » In sorrow in tribulation, examples of » Fiery trials

1 Peter 4:12-13

Dear friends, do not be surprised by the fiery ordeal that is taking place among you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you. 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.

Joy » Great joy, occasions of » The triumph of righteousness

Revelation 19:6

Then I heard what sounded like the voice of a large crowd, like the sound of raging waters, and like the sound of powerful thunderclaps, saying, "Hallelujah! The Lord our God, the Almighty, is reigning.

Joy » Of saints should be » Under persecutions

Matthew 5:11-12

"How blessed are you whenever people insult you, persecute you, and say all sorts of evil things against you falsely because of me! Rejoice and be extremely glad, because your reward in heaven is great! That's how they persecuted the prophets who came before you."

Joy » Instances of » Of the israelites » Ark of covenant » Brought » To jerusalem

1 Chronicles 15:25

Then David, the elders of Israel, and the leaders of groups of thousands proceeded to bring the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD from Obed-edom's house, rejoicing as they went.

1 Chronicles 15:16

David also told the leaders of the descendants of Levi to appoint their relatives as singers, to play musical instruments such as harps, lyres, and cymbals, and to keep sounding aloud with joyful voices.

1 Chronicles 15:28

All of Israel were bringing up the Ark of the Covenant of the LORD, accompanied by shouting, sounding of horns, trumpets, and cymbals, along with loud music on harps and lyres.

Joy » Experienced by » Parents of good children

Joy » Experienced by » The wise, and discreet

Joy » Experienced by » Peace-makers

Proverbs 12:20

Deceit is at home in the heart of those who plan evil, but those who promote peace rejoice.

Joy » Experienced by » The just

Joy » Soul-winners' » Essential to success in Christian work

Psalm 51:12-13

Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and let a willing attitude control me. Then I will teach transgressors about your ways, and sinners will turn to you.

Joy » Of the wicked » Is derived from folly

Proverbs 15:21

Stupidity is the delight of the senseless, but an understanding man walks uprightly.

Joy » Of the wicked » Is delusive

Joy » fruit of the Spirit

Joy » In sorrow in tribulation, examples of » Loss of property

Joy » Of saints, made full by » Abiding in Christ

John 15:10-11

If you keep my commandments, you'll abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father's commandments and abide in his love. I've told you this, so that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be complete.

Joy » Instances of » Of paul and the corinthians, because the excommunicated member repented

2 Corinthians 1:24

It is not that we are trying to rule over your faith, but rather to work with you for your joy, because you have been standing firm in the faith.

2 Corinthians 2:3

This is the very reason I wrote you, so that when I did come I might not be made sad by those who should have made me happy. For I had confidence that all of you would share the joy that I have.

Joy » Instances of » Of naomi, when boaz showed kindness to ruth

Ruth 2:20

Naomi replied, "May the one who hasn't abandoned his gracious love to the living or to the dead be blessed by the LORD." Naomi added, "This man is closely related to us, our related redeemer, as a matter of fact!"

Ruth 4:14

Then the women of Bethlehem told Naomi, "May the LORD be blessed, who has not left you today without a related redeemer. May his name become famous throughout Israel!

Joy » Shall be the final reward of saints at the judgment-day

Joy » Is strengthening to saints

Nehemiah 8:10

He also told them, "Go eat the best food, drink the best wine, and give something to those who have nothing, since this day is holy to our Lord. Don't be sorrowful, because the joy of the LORD is your strength."

Joy » Great joy, occasions of » The incarnation of Christ

Luke 2:13-14

Suddenly, a multitude of the Heavenly Army appeared with the angel, praising God by saying, "Glory to God in the highest, and peace on earth to people who enjoy his favor!"

Joy » Great joy, occasions of » The resurrection of Christ

Matthew 28:8

So they quickly left the tomb, terrified but also ecstatic, and ran to tell Jesus' disciples.

Joy » Great joy, occasions of » The coming of Christ

Matthew 2:10

When they saw the star, they were ecstatic with joy.

Joy » Of saints, made full by » Faith in Christ

Joy » Of saints should be » In hope

Joy » Holy--exemplified » Wise men

Matthew 2:10

When they saw the star, they were ecstatic with joy.

Joy » Holy--exemplified » Hannah

1 Samuel 2:1

Then Hannah prayed: "My heart exults in the LORD; my strength is increased by the LORD. I will open my mouth to speak against my enemies, because I rejoice in your deliverance.

Joy » Ministers should » Pray for, for their people

Joy » Ministers should » Come to their people with

Joy » Soul-winners' » It sustained Christ in his suffering upon the cross

Joy » Of the wicked » Shall be taken away

Isaiah 16:10

Joy and gladness are taken away from the orchards, in the vineyards people will sing no songs, and no cheers are raised. No vintner treads out wine in the presses, because I've put an end to the shouting.

Joy » Instances of » Of david, over the offerings of the princes and people for the house of God

1 Chronicles 29:10-19

King David also rejoiced greatly. Then David blessed the LORD in the presence of the entire assembly. David said, How blessed you are, LORD, the God of our ancestor Israel, from eternity to eternity! To you, LORD, belongs the greatness, and the valor, and the splendor, and the endurance, and the majesty because all that is in heaven and on earth is yours. To you belongs the kingdom, LORD, and you are exalted as head over all. Both wealth and honor proceed from you, and you are ruling over them all. You control power you control who is made great, and how everyone becomes strong. read more.
And so, our God, we are giving you thanks, and we are praising your wonderful name! But who am I, and who are my people, that we make such voluntary offerings as these? For all things come from you, and from your own hand we are giving to you. For we are aliens and vagrants in your presence, as were all of our ancestors. Our days on the earth pass away like shadows, and we have no hope. LORD our God, all of this abundance that we have given for building a temple for your great name was provided by you and all of it belongs to you. And I know, God, that it is you who searches the heart and you who finds pleasure in righteousness. With a righteous heart I have freely given all these things, and now I have seen all of these people of yours giving freely and joyfully to you! LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, our ancestors, keep your purposes and thoughts constantly in the hearts of your people and direct their hearts toward you, granting to my son Solomon to keep with a devoted heart your commands, your decrees, and your statutes, carrying out all of them, and that he may build the Temple for which I have made the preparations.

Joy » Christ's joy » Sustained him at the cross

Joy » Of saints, is » For temporal blessings

Joel 2:23-24

And so be glad, children of Zion, and rejoice in the LORD your God, because he has given you the right amount of early rain, and he will cause the rain to fall for you, both the early rain and the later rain as before. The threshing floors will be smothered in grain, and the vats will overflow with wine and oil.

Joy » Of saints, is » In the holy ghost

Joy » The coming of Christ will afford to saints, exceeding

Joy » The gospel, good tidings of

Luke 2:10-11

Then the angel told them, "Stop being afraid! Listen! I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people. Today your Savior, the Lord Messiah, was born in the City of David.

Joy » Increased to the meek

Isaiah 29:19

The humble will again experience joy in the LORD, and the poorest people will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.

Joy » Great joy, occasions of » Heavenly

Joy » Of saints should be » Full of glory

1 Peter 1:8

Though you have not seen him, you love him. And even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy,

Joy » Of saints should be » Unspeakable

1 Peter 1:8

Though you have not seen him, you love him. And even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy,

Joy » Soul-winners' » Comes from bringing in the sheaves

Psalm 126:6

The one who goes out weeping, carrying a bag of seeds, will surely return with a joyful song, bearing sheaves from his harvest. A Solomonic Song of Ascents

Joy » Soul-winners' » From finding the lost sheep

Luke 15:6-7

Then he goes home, calls his friends and neighbors together, and says to them, "Rejoice with me, because I've found my lost sheep!' In the same way, I tell you that there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over 99 righteous people who don't need to repent."

Joy » Instances of » Of barnabas, when he saw the success of the gospel at antioch (in syria)

Acts 11:22-23

When the church in Jerusalem heard this news, they sent Barnabas all the way to Antioch. When he arrived, he rejoiced to see what the grace of God had done, and with hearty determination he kept encouraging all of them to remain faithful to the Lord,

Joy » Instances of » When the foundation of the second temple was laid

Ezra 3:11-13

And they sang in unison to one another, giving thanks to the LORD: "He is good, and his gracious love to Israel endures forever." And all the people shouted out loudly in praise to the LORD when the foundation of the LORD's Temple was laid. Now a number of the priests, the Levities, and the leading officials of the elders who were very elderly had seen the former Temple with their own eyes. When they observed the foundation of the Temple being laid, they wept with a loud voice, while the rest of them shouted for joy. As a result, the people couldn't distinguish between the noise coming from the shouts of joy and the noise coming from the weeping people, because everyone was shouting loudly and could be heard a long way off.

Joy » Instances of » Of the father, when his prodigal son returned

Luke 15:20-32

"So he got up and went to his father. While he was still far away, his father saw him and was filled with compassion. He ran to his son, threw his arms around him, and kissed him affectionately. Then his son told him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven and you. I don't deserve to be called your son anymore.' But the father told his servants, "Hurry! Bring out the best robe and put it on him, and put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet. read more.
Bring the fattened calf and kill it, and let's eat and celebrate! Because my son was dead and has come back to life. He was lost and has been found.' And they began to celebrate. "Now the father's older son was in the field. As he was coming back to the house, he heard music and dancing. So he called to one of the servants and asked what was happening. The servant told him, "Your brother has come home, and your father has killed the fattened calf because he got him back safely.' "Then the older son became angry and wouldn't go into the house. So his father came out and began to plead with him. But he answered his father, "Listen! All these years I've worked like a slave for you. I've never disobeyed a command of yours. Yet you've never given me so much as a young goat for a festival so I could celebrate with my friends. But this son of yours spent your money on prostitutes, and when he came back, you killed the fattened calf for him!' "His father told him, "My child, you are always with me, and everything I have is yours. But we had to celebrate and rejoice, because this brother of yours was dead and has come back to life. He was lost and has been found.'"

Joy » Instances of » Of paul, when he went up to jerusalem

Acts 20:22-24

And now, compelled by the Spirit, I am on my way to Jerusalem, not knowing what will happen to me there, except that in town after town the Holy Spirit assures me that imprisonment and suffering are waiting for me. But I don't place any value on my life, if only I can finish my race and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus of testifying to the gospel of God's grace.

Joy » Of saints, is » For supplies of grace

Joy » Instances of » Of the israelites » Dedication of » Temple

Ezra 6:22

Then they observed the Festival of Unleavened Bread for seven days with joy, because the LORD had made them glad, turning the heart of the king of Assyria toward them and strengthening them for their work on the Temple of God, the God of Israel.

Ezra 6:16

The Israelis the priests, the descendants of Levi, and the other related descendants who had returned from captivity celebrated with joy at the dedication of the Temple of God.

Joy » Restored » At the return of divine favour

Joy » Restored » To those who mourn

Joy » In heaven

Luke 15:10-32

In the same way, I tell you that there is joy in the presence of God's angels over one sinner who repents." Then Jesus said, "A man had two sons. The younger one told his father, "Father, give me my share of the estate.' So the father divided his property between them. read more.
A few days later, the younger son gathered everything he owned and traveled to a distant country. There he wasted it all on wild living. After he had spent everything, a severe famine took place throughout that country, and he began to be in need. So he went out to work for one of the citizens of that country, who sent him into his fields to feed pigs. No one would give him anything, even though he would gladly have filled himself with the husks the pigs were eating. "Then he came to his senses and said, "How many of my father's hired men have more food than they can eat, and here I am starving to death! I will get up, go to my father, and say to him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven and you. I don't deserve to be called your son anymore. Treat me like one of your hired men."' "So he got up and went to his father. While he was still far away, his father saw him and was filled with compassion. He ran to his son, threw his arms around him, and kissed him affectionately. Then his son told him, "Father, I have sinned against heaven and you. I don't deserve to be called your son anymore.' But the father told his servants, "Hurry! Bring out the best robe and put it on him, and put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet. Bring the fattened calf and kill it, and let's eat and celebrate! Because my son was dead and has come back to life. He was lost and has been found.' And they began to celebrate. "Now the father's older son was in the field. As he was coming back to the house, he heard music and dancing. So he called to one of the servants and asked what was happening. The servant told him, "Your brother has come home, and your father has killed the fattened calf because he got him back safely.' "Then the older son became angry and wouldn't go into the house. So his father came out and began to plead with him. But he answered his father, "Listen! All these years I've worked like a slave for you. I've never disobeyed a command of yours. Yet you've never given me so much as a young goat for a festival so I could celebrate with my friends. But this son of yours spent your money on prostitutes, and when he came back, you killed the fattened calf for him!' "His father told him, "My child, you are always with me, and everything I have is yours. But we had to celebrate and rejoice, because this brother of yours was dead and has come back to life. He was lost and has been found.'"

Joy » Fulness of, in God's presence

Joy » Christ appointed to give

Joy » Prepared for saints

Joy » Serve God with

Joy » Of saints, made full by » The word of Christ

John 17:13

"And now I am coming to you, and I say these things in the world so that they may have my joy made complete in themselves.

Joy » Great joy, occasions of » Jesus Christ, Ascension Of

Luke 24:52

They worshipped him and returned to Jerusalem filled with great joy.

Joy » Of saints, made full by » Answers to prayer

Joy » Of saints should be » With awe

Joy » Holy--exemplified » Jailor

Joy » Ministers should » Finish their course with

Joy » Instances of » Of the disciples in the temple because they had received the gift of the holy spirit

Acts 2:46-47

United in purpose, they went to the Temple every day, ate at each other's homes, and shared their food with glad and humble hearts. They were praising God and enjoying the good will of all the people. Every day the Lord was adding to their number those who were being saved.

Joy » Instances of » Of moses and the israelites, when pharaoh and his army were destroyed

Exodus 15:1-22

Then Moses and the Israelis sang this song to the LORD: "I'll sing to the LORD, for he is highly exalted. The horse and its rider he has thrown into the sea. The LORD is my strength and song, and he has become my salvation. This is my God and I'll praise him, the God of my father and I'll exalt him. The LORD is a man of war, the LORD is his name! read more.
"Pharaoh's chariots and his army he has hurled into the sea; his best officers sank in the Reed Sea. The deep covered them, they went down into the depths like a rock. Your right hand, LORD, was majestic in strength, your right hand, LORD, shattered the enemy. In the greatness of your majesty you broke down your enemies. You sent forth your anger, it consumed them like stubble. By the breath of your nostrils the waters were piled up, the flowing waters stood up like a hill, the deep waters congealed in the heart of the sea. "The enemy said, "I'll pursue them, I'll overtake them, I'll divide the spoil. I'll satisfy my anger on them, I'll draw my sword, and my hand will bring them to ruin.' "You blew with your breath, and the sea covered them; they sank like lead in the mighty water. "Who is like you among the gods, LORD? Who is like you, majestic in holiness, awesome in splendor, and working wonders? You stretched out your right hand, and the earth swallowed them. "You have led with your gracious love this people whom you redeemed. You have guided them with your strength to your holy dwelling. "The people heard and they quaked, anguish has seized the inhabitants of Philistia. Then the chiefs of Edom were terrified, the nobles of Moab trembled uncontrollably, and all the inhabitants of Canaan melted away. Dread and fear have fallen on them, because of the strength of your arm. They have become silent as a stone, until your people pass by, LORD, until this people you acquired pass by. "You will bring them in and plant them on the mountain of your inheritance. You have made a place where you will reside, LORD. Your own hands have established a sanctuary, LORD. The LORD will reign forever and ever." When the horses of Pharaoh, his chariots, and his horsemen went into the sea, the LORD caused the waters of the sea to come back over them, but the Israelis walked through the middle of the sea on dry land. Then Miriam the prophetess, Aaron's sister, took a tambourine in her hand and went out with all the women behind her with tambourines and dancing. Miriam sang to them, "Sing to the LORD, for he is highly exalted! The horse and its rider he has thrown into the sea." Then Moses led Israel from the Reed Sea and they went to the desert of Shur. They traveled into the desert for three days and did not find water.

Joy » Instances of » Of simeon, when jesus was presented in the temple

Luke 2:28-32

Simeon took the infant in his arms and praised God, saying, "Master, now you are dismissing your servant in peace according to your promise, because my eyes have seen your salvation, read more.
which you prepared for all people to see a light that will reveal salvation to unbelievers and bring glory to your people Israel."

Joy » Instances of » Of zecharias, when john the baptist was born

Luke 1:67-79

Then his father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied: "Blessed be the Lord God of Israel! He has taken care of his people and has set them free. He has raised up a mighty Savior for us from the family of his servant David, read more.
just as he promised long ago through the mouth of his holy prophets that he would save us from our enemies and from the grip of all who hate us. He has shown mercy to our ancestors and remembered his holy covenant, the oath that he swore to our ancestor Abraham. He granted us deliverance from our enemies' grip so that we could serve him without fear and be holy and righteous before him all of our days. And you, child, will be called a prophet of the Most High, because you will go ahead of the Lord to prepare his way and to give his people knowledge of salvation through forgiveness of their sins. Because of the tender mercy of our God, his light from on high has visited us, to shine on those who sit in darkness and in death's shadow, and to guide our feet into the way of peace."

Joy » Instances of » Of mary, when she visited elisabeth

Luke 1:46-56

Then Mary said, "My soul praises the greatness of the Lord! My spirit exults in God, my Savior, because he has looked favorably on his humble servant. From now on, all generations will call me blessed, read more.
because the Almighty has done great things for me. His name is holy. His mercy lasts from generation to generation for those who fear him. He displayed his mighty power with his arm. He scattered people who were proud in mind and heart. He pulled powerful rulers from their thrones and lifted up humble people. He filled hungry people with good things and sent rich people away with nothing. He helped his servant Israel, remembering to be merciful, according to the promise he made to our ancestors to Abraham and his descendants forever." Now Mary stayed with Elizabeth about three months and then went back home.

Joy » Instances of » Of hannah, when samuel was born

1 Samuel 2:1-11

Then Hannah prayed: "My heart exults in the LORD; my strength is increased by the LORD. I will open my mouth to speak against my enemies, because I rejoice in your deliverance. Indeed, there is no one holy like the LORD, indeed, there is no one besides you, there is no rock like our God. Don't continue to talk proudly, and don't speak arrogantly, for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed. read more.
The bows of warriors are shattered, but those who stumble are equipped with strength. Those who had an abundance of bread now hire themselves out, and those who were hungry hunger no more. While the barren woman gives birth to seven children, she who had many children languishes. The LORD kills and gives life, he brings people down to where the dead are and he raises them up. The LORD makes people poor and he makes people rich, he brings them low, and he also exalts them. He raises the poor up from the dust, he lifts up the needy from the trash heap to make them sit with princes and inherit a seat of honor. Indeed the pillars of the earth belong to the LORD, and he has set the world on them. He guards the steps of his faithful ones, while the wicked are made silent in darkness. He grants the request of the one who prays. He blesses the year of the righteous. Indeed it's not by strength that a person prevails. The LORD will shatter his enemies those who contend against him. Who is holy? The one who will thunder against them in the heavens. The LORD will judge the ends of the earth, he will give strength to his king, and he will increase the strength of His anointed one." Then Elkanah went to his house at Ramah, while the boy was ministering to the LORD in the presence of Eli the priest.

Joy » Instances of » Of angels, when sinners repent

Joy » Instances of » Of angels, when jesus was born

Luke 2:13-14

Suddenly, a multitude of the Heavenly Army appeared with the angel, praising God by saying, "Glory to God in the highest, and peace on earth to people who enjoy his favor!"

Joy » Of saints, is » For the victory of Christ

Joy » Of saints, is » For the hope of glory

Joy » Of saints, is » For election

Joy » Christ's joy » In the divine method of revelation

Joy » Christ's joy » Bestowed through his words

John 17:13

"And now I am coming to you, and I say these things in the world so that they may have my joy made complete in themselves.

Joy » Christ's joy » Abides in believers

Joy » Instances of » Of the israelites » When david killed goliath

1 Samuel 18:6-7

When David returned from defeating the Philistine, as they were entering the city, women from all the towns of Israel came out to meet King Saul, singing and dancing as they joyously played tambourines and lyres. As the women sang and played, they said, "Saul has struck down his thousands but David his ten thousands."

Joy » Restored » At the opening of the door of hope

Hosea 2:15

There I will restore her vineyards to her, and the Valley of Achor will become a doorway to hope. There she will respond as she did in her youth, when she came up from Egypt."

Joy » Restored » At the vision of the risen saviour

Joy » In sorrow in tribulation, examples of » Persecution

Joy » Great joy, occasions of » The return of the penitent sinner

Joy » Of saints, made full by » The favor of God

Acts 2:28

You have made the ways of life known to me, and you will fill me with gladness in your presence.'

Joy » Great joy, occasions of » The laying the foundation of the temple

Ezra 3:12

Now a number of the priests, the Levities, and the leading officials of the elders who were very elderly had seen the former Temple with their own eyes. When they observed the foundation of the Temple being laid, they wept with a loud voice, while the rest of them shouted for joy.

Joy » Great joy, occasions of » The conversion of the gentiles

Acts 15:3

They were sent on their way by the church, and as they were going through Phoenicia and Samaria they told of the conversion of the gentiles and brought great joy to all the brothers.

Joy » Holy--exemplified » Mary » Mother of jesus

Joy » Soul-winners' » The sower and the reaper rejoice together

John 4:36

The one who harvests is already receiving his wages and gathering a crop for eternal life, so that the one who sows and the one who harvests may rejoice together.

Joy » Of the wicked » Should be turned into mourning

James 4:9

Be miserable, mourn, and cry. Let your laughter be turned into mourning, and your joy into gloom.

Joy » Instances of » Of the jews, after hearing, anew, the word of God

Nehemiah 8:9-18

Because all the people were weeping as they listened to the words of the Law, Nehemiah the governor, Ezra the priest and scribe, and the descendants of Levi who taught the people told everyone, "This day is holy to the LORD your God. Do not mourn or weep." He also told them, "Go eat the best food, drink the best wine, and give something to those who have nothing, since this day is holy to our Lord. Don't be sorrowful, because the joy of the LORD is your strength." The descendants of Levi also calmed all the people by saying, "Be still, for the day is holy. Don't be sorrowful!" read more.
So all the people went to eat, to drink, to send something to those who had nothing, and to celebrate with great joy, because they understood the words that were being declared to them. The next day, the heads of the families of all the people were gathered together, along with the priests and the descendants of Levi, to meet with Ezra the scribe in order to understand the words of the Law. They found written in the Law that the LORD had commanded through Moses that the Israelis were to live in tents during the festival scheduled for the seventh month. So they circulated a proclamation throughout their towns and in Jerusalem. It said, "Go out to the hill country and bring back olive branches, wild olive branches, myrtle branches, palm branches, and branches of mature trees, in order to set up tents, as has been written." Then the people went out and found branches to make tents for themselves on the roofs of their houses, in their courtyards, and in the courts of God's Temple, in the plaza near the Water Gate, and in the plaza near the Gate of Ephraim. The entire assembly of those who had returned from exile erected tents and lived in them. Indeed, from the days of Nun's son Joshua until that day the Israelis had not done so. Joy was everywhere, and Ezra continued to read from the Book of the Law of God day by day, from the first day through the last. They celebrated for seven days, and on the eighth day they held a solemn assembly according to regulation.

Joy » Instances of » Of early Christians, when they believed in jesus

1 Peter 1:8-9

Though you have not seen him, you love him. And even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy, because you are receiving the goal of your faith, the salvation of your souls.

Joy » Instances of » Of elisabeth, when mary visited her

Luke 1:5-44

During the reign of King Herod of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly order of Abijah. His wife was a descendant of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. Both of them were righteous before God, having lived blamelessly according to all of the commandments and regulations of the Lord. They had no children because Elizabeth was barren and because both of them were getting old. read more.
When Zechariah was serving with his division of priests in God's presence, he was chosen by lot to go into the sanctuary of the Lord and burn incense, according to the custom of the priests. And the entire congregation of people was praying outside at the time when the incense was burned. An angel of the Lord appeared to him, standing at the right side of the incense altar. When Zechariah saw him, he was startled, and fear overwhelmed him. But the angel told him, "Stop being afraid, Zechariah, because your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you are to name him John. You will have great joy, and many people will rejoice at his birth, because he will be great in the Lord's presence. He will never drink wine or any strong drink, and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit even before he is born. He will bring many of Israel's descendants back to the Lord their God. He is the one who will go before the Lord with the spirit and power of Elijah to turn the hearts of parents to their children and the disobedient to the wisdom of the righteous, and to prepare the people to be ready for the Lord." Then Zechariah asked the angel, "How can I be sure of this, since I am an old man, and my wife is getting older?" The angel answered him, "I am Gabriel! I stand in the very presence of God. I have been sent to speak to you and to announce this good news to you. But because you did not believe my announcement, which will be fulfilled at its proper time, you will become silent and unable to speak until the day this happens." Meanwhile, the people kept waiting for Zechariah and wondering why he stayed in the sanctuary so long. But when he did come out, he was unable to speak to them. Then they realized that he had seen a vision in the sanctuary. He kept motioning to them but remained unable to speak. When the days of his service were over, he went home. After this, his wife Elizabeth became pregnant and remained in seclusion for five months. She said, "This is what the Lord did for me when he looked favorably on me and took away my public disgrace." Now in the sixth month of her pregnancy, the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a city in Galilee called Nazareth, to a virgin engaged to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin's name was Mary. The angel came to her and said, "Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you!" Startled by his statement, she tried to figure out what his greeting meant. Then the angel told her, "Stop being afraid, Mary, because you have found favor with God. Listen! You will become pregnant and give birth to a son, and you are to name him Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High, and the Lord God will give him the throne of his ancestor David. He will rule over the house of Jacob forever, and his kingdom will never end." Mary asked the angel, "How can this happen, since I have not had relations with a man?" The angel answered her, "The Holy Spirit will come over you, and the power of the Most High will surround you. Therefore, the child will be holy and will be called the Son of God. And listen! Elizabeth, your relative, has herself conceived a son in her old age, this woman who was rumored to be barren is in her sixth month. Nothing is impossible with respect to any of God's promises." Then Mary said, "Truly I am the Lord's servant. Let everything you have said happen to me." Then the angel left her. Later on, Mary set out for a Judean city in the hill country. She went into Zechariah's home and greeted Elizabeth. When Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, the baby jumped in her womb. Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and she loudly exclaimed, "How blessed are you among women, and how blessed is the infant in your womb! Why should this happen to me, to have the mother of my Lord visit me? As soon as the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby in my womb jumped for joy.

Joy » Of saints, is » For the success of the gospel

Acts 15:3

They were sent on their way by the church, and as they were going through Phoenicia and Samaria they told of the conversion of the gentiles and brought great joy to all the brothers.

Joy » Christ's joy » In finding the lost sheep

Luke 15:5

When he finds it, he puts it on his shoulders and rejoices.

Joy » Instances of » Of the israelites » When they came to david to hebron to make him king

1 Chronicles 12:40

Their neighbors came from as far away as the territories of Issachar, Zebulun, and Naphtali, bringing provisions loaded on donkeys, camels, mules, and oxen. They brought abundant provisions of meal, fig bars, raisins, wine, oil, oxen, and sheep, because there was joy in Israel.

Joy » Instances of » Of the israelites » When saul was presented as their king

1 Samuel 10:24

Then Samuel told all the people, "Do you see the man whom the LORD has chosen? For there is no one like him among all the people." Then all the people shouted, "Long live the king!"

Joy » Promote, in the afflicted

Job 29:13

Those who were about to die blessed me, and I made widows sing for joy.

Joy » Great joy, occasions of » The creation

Joy » Holy--exemplified » Samaritans

Acts 8:8

As a result, there was great rejoicing in that city.

Joy » Instances of » Of the disciples at jerusalem, when peter told them about the conversion of cornelius and other gentiles

Joy » Instances of » Of jephthah's daughter, when he returned from his victory over the ammonites

Judges 11:34

When Jephthah arrived at his home in Mizpah surprise! it was his daughter who came out to meet him, playing tambourines and dancing. She was his one and only child. Except for her, he had no other son or daughter.

Joy » Instances of » Of the disciples in the temple after the ascension of jesus

Luke 24:53

They were continually in the Temple, blessing God.

Joy » Instances of » Of the disciples, because the demons were subject to them

Joy » Instances of » The disciple, after the resurrection of jesus

Luke 24:41

Even though they were still skeptical due to their joy and astonishment, Jesus asked them, "Do you have anything here to eat?"

Joy » Instances of » Of rhoda, when she heard peter at the gate

Acts 12:14

On recognizing Peter's voice, she was so overjoyed that she didn't open the gate but ran back inside and announced that Peter was standing at the gate.

Joy » Instances of » Of paul and silas, in the jail at philippi

Joy » Instances of » When the wall of jerusalem was dedicated

Nehemiah 12:43

That day they offered a large number of sacrifices, and they rejoiced, because God had caused them to rejoice enthusiastically. Their wives and children rejoiced, so that Jerusalem's joy was heard from a long distance.

Joy » Instances of » Of the israelites » Taking » Ark of the covenant » From kirjath-jearim

1 Chronicles 13:8

David and all of Israel were dancing in the presence of God with all of their might with songs, harps, tambourines, cymbals, and trumpets.

Joy » Instances of » Of the israelites » When they made gifts to the house of God

1 Chronicles 29:9

Then the people rejoiced because they had given voluntarily, since with a devoted heart they had freely given to the LORD.

Joy » Instances of » Of the macedonian Christians, when they made a contribution for the Christians at jerusalem

2 Corinthians 8:2

In spite of their terrible ordeal of suffering, their abundant joy and deep poverty have led them to be abundantly generous.

Joy » Instances of » Of paul, when he prayed for the philippian Christians

Joy » Instances of » Of the women who returned from the lord's sepulcher

Matthew 28:8

So they quickly left the tomb, terrified but also ecstatic, and ran to tell Jesus' disciples.

Joy » Instances of » Of thessalonians, when they believed paul's gospel

Joy » Instances of » Of the shepherds, when they saw the infant jesus

Luke 2:20

Then the shepherds returned to their flock, glorifying and praising God for everything they had heard and seen, just as it had been told to them.

Joy » Instances of » Of the magi

Matthew 2:10

When they saw the star, they were ecstatic with joy.

Joy » Instances of » Of the immobile man who was healed by peter

Acts 3:8

and he sprang to his feet, stood up, and began to walk. Then he went with them into the Temple, walking, jumping, and praising God.

Joy » Instances of » Of deborah and the israelites, when sisera was overthrown

Love to God » Should produce » Joy

Psalm 5:11

Let all those who take refuge in you rejoice! Let them shout for joy forever, and may you protect them. Let those who love your name exult in you.

seven Morning glories » Joy

Parents » Indulgence of children, examples of » Joy

Proverbs 27:11

Be wise, my son, and make me happy, so I can reply to anyone who insults me.

Luke 15:23-24

Bring the fattened calf and kill it, and let's eat and celebrate! Because my son was dead and has come back to life. He was lost and has been found.' And they began to celebrate.

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Christ's Joy

43;15;11

I've told you this, so that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be complete.

Fulness Of Joy

19;16;11

You cause me to know the path of life; in your presence is joyful abundance, at your right hand there are pleasures forever. A Davidic Prayer.

God, Joy Of

19;37;4

Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Joy And Happiness

42;1;14

You will have great joy, and many people will rejoice at his birth,

Joy As A Fruit Of The Spirit

48;5;22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Joy, And Human Experience

19;96;11-13

The heavens will be glad and the earth will rejoice; even the sea and everything that fills it will roar.

Joy, Of The Church

42;2;8-11

In that region there were shepherds living in the fields, watching their flock during the night.

Mourning Turned To Joy

19;30;11

You have turned my mourning into dancing; you took off my sackcloth and clothed me with a garment of joy,

Promised Joy

45;15;13

Now may God, the source of hope, fill you with all joy and peace as you believe, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Restored Joy

19;51;12

Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and let a willing attitude control me.

Shouting For Joy

19;98;4

Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth! Break forth into joyful songs of praise!

The Holy Spirit Giving Joy

42;1;41-45

When Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, the baby jumped in her womb. Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit

The Joy Of Fathers

20;23;24

The father of a righteous person will greatly rejoice; whoever fathers a wise son will be glad because of him.

The Soul Winners Joy

19;51;12

Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and let a willing attitude control me.

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