Joy is EVERYWHERE in the bible. There are so many rich verses about it and amazing stories of people who sought it. Here are 10 verses that that capture the power of Joy.
Happy Friday, y’all! I’m currently in DC with my mama visiting my sister and brother-in-law. There are some cherry blossoms blooming so we’re going to hunt some down this weekend!! Missing my main boo, RT though.
Thank you so much for reading! Have a GREAT weekend!!
“For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.”
Psalm 118: 24
“This is the day the Lord has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it.”
“Shout aloud and sing for joy, people of Zion, for great is the Holy One of Israel among you.”
“and those the LORD has rescued will return. They will enter Zion with singing; everlasting joy will crown their heads. Gladness and joy will overtake them, and sorrow and sighing will flee away.”
“Nehemiah said, “Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is holy to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the LORD is your strength.”
“I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent.”
“So with you: Now is your time of grief, but I will see you again and you will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy.”
“For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking, but of righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.”
“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”
“fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.”
– Caitlin –