Rejoice alway; pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus to you-ward.
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
The LORD thy God is in the midst of thee, a mighty one who will save: he will rejoice over thee with joy, he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.
rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing stedfastly in prayer;
Rejoice in the Lord alway: again I will say, Rejoice.
In the multitude of my thoughts within me thy comforts delight my soul.
This is the day which the LORD hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
For though the fig tree shall not blossom, neither shall fruit be in the vines; the labour of the olive shall fail, and the fields shall yield no meat; the flock shall be cut off from the fold, and there shall be no herd in the stalls: Yet I will rejoice in the LORD, I will joy in the God of my salvation.
Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; in thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.
whom not having seen ye love; on whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice greatly with joy unspeakable and full of glory: receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls.
1 Peter 1:8-9
I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with a garland, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels.
Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be fulfilled.
Let each man do according as he hath purposed in his heart; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.
2 Corinthians 9:7
Wherefore I take pleasure in weaknesses, in injuries, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ’s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.
2 Corinthians 12:10
A man hath joy in the answer of his mouth: and a word in due season, how good is it!
Thou art my hiding place; thou wilt preserve me from trouble; thou wilt compass me about with songs of deliverance. Selah
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.
Rejoice with them that rejoice; weep with them that weep.
that I may come unto you in joy through the will of God, and together with you find rest.
Thy testimonies have I taken as an heritage for ever; for they are the rejoicing of my heart.
And without faith it is impossible to be well-pleasing unto him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that seek after him.
For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation.
But godliness with contentment is great gain:
1 Timothy 6:6
These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be fulfilled.
Charge them that are rich in this present world, that they be not highminded, nor have their hope set on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;
1 Timothy 6:17
I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all riches.
The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice: and he that begetteth a wise child shall have joy of him.
A merry heart is a good medicine: but a broken spirit drieth up the bones.
Greater joy have I none than this, to hear of my children walking in the truth.
3 John 1:4
I will be glad and exult in thee: I will sing praise to thy name, O thou Most High.
In the day of prosperity be joyful, and in the day of adversity consider: God hath even made the one side by side with the other, to the end that man should not find out any thing that shall be after him.
While he was yet speaking, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold, a voice out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him.
And not only so, but let us also rejoice in our tribulations: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; and patience, probation; and probation, hope:
I know that there is nothing better for them, than to rejoice, and to do good so long as they live. And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy good in all his labour, is the gift of God.
Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto him for whom nothing is prepared: for this day is holy unto our Lord: neither be ye grieved; for the joy of the LORD is your strength.
as sorrowful, yet alway rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, and yet possessing all things.
2 Corinthians 6:10
Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God hath already accepted thy works.
But unto you that fear my name shall the sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and gambol as calves of the stall.
My son, if thine heart be wise, my heart shall be glad, even mine:
I say unto you, that even so there shall be joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine righteous persons, which need no repentance.
And the angel said unto them, Be not afraid; for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which shall be to all the people:
Howbeit in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rejoice that your names are written in heaven.
Remember also thy Creator in the days of thy youth, or ever the evil days come, and the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them;
Deceit is in the heart of them that devise evil: but to the counsellors of peace is joy.
Every man also to whom God hath given riches and wealth, and hath given him power to eat thereof, and to take his portion, and to rejoice in his labour; this is the gift of God.
Even so, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.
The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: but a foolish son is the heaviness of his mother.
The vine is withered, and the fig tree languisheth; the pomegranate tree, the palm tree also, and the apple tree, even all the trees of the field are withered: for joy is withered away from the sons of men.
The hope of the righteous shall be gladness: but the expectation of the wicked shall perish.
And now the LORD your God hath given rest unto your brethren, as he spake unto them: therefore now turn ye, and get you unto your tents, unto the land of your possession, which Moses the servant of the LORD gave you beyond Jordan.
And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall guard your hearts and your thoughts in Christ Jesus.
The LORD lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be fearful.
And I will give peace in the land, and ye shall lie down, and none shall make you afraid: and I will cause evil beasts to cease out of the land, neither shall the sword go through your land.
These things have I spoken unto you, that in me ye may have peace. In the world ye have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
And the God of peace shall bruise Satan under your feet shortly. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.
For length of days, and years of life, and peace, shall they add to thee.
Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
My son, if thine heart be wise, my heart shall be glad, even mine:
Since thou hast been precious in my sight, and honourable, and I have loved thee; therefore will I give men for thee, and peoples for thy life.
but as it is written, Things which eye saw not, and ear heard not, And which entered not into the heart of man, Whatsoever things God prepared for them that love him.
1 Corinthians 2:9
Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? yea, these may forget, yet will not I forget thee. Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before me.
Behold what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called children of God: and such we are. For this cause the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.
1 John 3:1
Mercy unto you and peace and love be multiplied.