100 Bible Verses about Joy Of The Gospel

Galatians 5:22 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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

Philippians 4:4 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice.

Romans 15:13 ESV / 13 helpful votes

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.

James 1:2 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds,

Psalm 16:11 ESV / 12 helpful votes

You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.

Nehemiah 8:10 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Then he said to them, “Go your way. Eat the fat and drink sweet wine and send portions to anyone who has nothing ready, for this day is holy to our Lord. And do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”

Romans 14:17 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking but of righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

1 Thessalonians 5:16 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Rejoice always,

John 17:13 ESV / 10 helpful votes

But now I am coming to you, and these things I speak in the world, that they may have my joy fulfilled in themselves.

Psalm 4:7 ESV / 10 helpful votes

You have put more joy in my heart than they have when their grain and wine abound.

Romans 12:12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.

Romans 5:2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God.

John 16:33 ESV / 9 helpful votes

I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

John 15:11 ESV / 9 helpful votes

These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full.

Matthew 25:21 ESV / 9 helpful votes

His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.’

1 Peter 1:8 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory,

Hebrews 12:2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.

1 Thessalonians 1:6 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And you became imitators of us and of the Lord, for you received the word in much affliction, with the joy of the Holy Spirit,

2 Corinthians 8:2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For in a severe test of affliction, their abundance of joy and their extreme poverty have overflowed in a wealth of generosity on their part.

2 Corinthians 6:10 ESV / 8 helpful votes

As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; as poor, yet making many rich; as having nothing, yet possessing everything.

John 16:22 ESV / 8 helpful votes

So also you have sorrow now, but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you.

Psalm 30:5 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning.

1 Peter 4:13 ESV / 7 helpful votes

But rejoice insofar as you share Christ's sufferings, that you may also rejoice and be glad when his glory is revealed.

Acts 13:52 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit.

John 16:24 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Until now you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full.

Matthew 13:44 ESV / 7 helpful votes

“The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.

Proverbs 12:20 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Deceit is in the heart of those who devise evil, but those who plan peace have joy.

Proverbs 10:28 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The hope of the righteous brings joy, but the expectation of the wicked will perish.

Psalm 51:12 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and uphold me with a willing spirit.

Jude 1:24 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Now to him who is able to keep you from stumbling and to present you blameless before the presence of his glory with great joy,

3 John 1:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.

Philippians 3:1 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Finally, my brothers, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you is no trouble to me and is safe for you.

Romans 5:11 ESV / 6 helpful votes

More than that, we also rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have now received reconciliation.

Acts 16:34 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then he brought them up into his house and set food before them. And he rejoiced along with his entire household that he had believed in God.

Acts 2:28 ESV / 6 helpful votes

You have made known to me the paths of life; you will make me full of gladness with your presence.’

Luke 10:20 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Nevertheless, do not rejoice in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven.”

Matthew 2:10 ESV / 6 helpful votes

When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy.

Habakkuk 3:18 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Yet I will rejoice in the Lord; I will take joy in the God of my salvation.

Jeremiah 15:16 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Your words were found, and I ate them, and your words became to me a joy and the delight of my heart, for I am called by your name, O Lord, God of hosts.

Isaiah 55:12 ESV / 6 helpful votes

“For you shall go out in joy and be led forth in peace; the mountains and the hills before you shall break forth into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.

Proverbs 15:23 ESV / 6 helpful votes

To make an apt answer is a joy to a man, and a word in season, how good it is!

Psalm 68:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But the righteous shall be glad; they shall exult before God; they shall be jubilant with joy!

Psalm 32:11 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, O righteous, and shout for joy, all you upright in heart!

Psalm 19:8 ESV / 6 helpful votes

The precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes;

Psalm 5:11 ESV / 6 helpful votes

But let all who take refuge in you rejoice; let them ever sing for joy, and spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may exult in you.

Philippians 1:25 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Convinced of this, I know that I will remain and continue with you all, for your progress and joy in the faith,

2 Corinthians 7:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

I am acting with great boldness toward you; I have great pride in you; I am filled with comfort. In all our affliction, I am overflowing with joy.

2 Corinthians 1:24 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Not that we lord it over your faith, but we work with you for your joy, for you stand firm in your faith.

Acts 15:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

So, being sent on their way by the church, they passed through both Phoenicia and Samaria, describing in detail the conversion of the Gentiles, and brought great joy to all the brothers.

Acts 8:8 ESV / 5 helpful votes

So there was much joy in that city.

Acts 5:41 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Then they left the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer dishonor for the name.

John 16:20 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Truly, truly, I say to you, you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice. You will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will turn into joy.

John 3:16 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Luke 24:52 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy,

Luke 15:10 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Just so, I tell you, there is joy before the angels of God over one sinner who repents.”

Luke 6:23 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Rejoice in that day, and leap for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven; for so their fathers did to the prophets.

Luke 1:47 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,

Isaiah 9:3 ESV / 5 helpful votes

You have multiplied the nation; you have increased its joy; they rejoice before you as with joy at the harvest, as they are glad when they divide the spoil.

Ecclesiastes 11:9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Rejoice, O young man, in your youth, and let your heart cheer you in the days of your youth. Walk in the ways of your heart and the sight of your eyes. But know that for all these things God will bring you into judgment.

Psalm 126:5-6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Those who sow in tears shall reap with shouts of joy! He who goes out weeping, bearing the seed for sowing, shall come home with shouts of joy, bringing his sheaves with him.

Psalm 119:14 ESV / 5 helpful votes

In the way of your testimonies I delight as much as in all riches.

Psalm 100:2 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing!

Psalm 43:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Then I will go to the altar of God, to God my exceeding joy, and I will praise you with the lyre, O God, my God.

Psalm 37:4 ESV / 5 helpful votes

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

Psalm 28:7 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him.

Psalm 21:6 ESV / 5 helpful votes

For you make him most blessed forever; you make him glad with the joy of your presence.

Psalm 16:9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Therefore my heart is glad, and my whole being rejoices; my flesh also dwells secure.

2 John 1:12 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Though I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and ink. Instead I hope to come to you and talk face to face, so that our joy may be complete.

James 1:2-4 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

Hebrews 13:17 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they are keeping watch over your souls, as those who will have to give an account. Let them do this with joy and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you.

Romans 15:32 ESV / 4 helpful votes

So that by God's will I may come to you with joy and be refreshed in your company.

Acts 8:39 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And when they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord carried Philip away, and the eunuch saw him no more, and went on his way rejoicing.

Acts 2:46 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts,

Luke 2:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.

Luke 2:10-11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.

Isaiah 61:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

I will greatly rejoice in the Lord; my soul shall exult in my God, for he has clothed me with the garments of salvation; he has covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decks himself like a priest with a beautiful headdress, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.

Isaiah 51:11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And the ransomed of the Lord shall return and come to Zion with singing; everlasting joy shall be upon their heads; they shall obtain gladness and joy, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.

Isaiah 35:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And the ransomed of the Lord shall return and come to Zion with singing; everlasting joy shall be upon their heads; they shall obtain gladness and joy, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.

Isaiah 29:19 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The meek shall obtain fresh joy in the Lord, and the poor among mankind shall exult in the Holy One of Israel.

Ecclesiastes 9:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Go, eat your bread with joy, and drink your wine with a merry heart, for God has already approved what you do.

Ecclesiastes 8:15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And I commend joy, for man has no good thing under the sun but to eat and drink and be joyful, for this will go with him in his toil through the days of his life that God has given him under the sun.

Ecclesiastes 2:26 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For to the one who pleases him God has given wisdom and knowledge and joy, but to the sinner he has given the business of gathering and collecting, only to give to one who pleases God. This also is vanity and a striving after wind.

Proverbs 23:24 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice; he who fathers a wise son will be glad in him.

Proverbs 15:13 ESV / 4 helpful votes

A glad heart makes a cheerful face, but by sorrow of heart the spirit is crushed.

Proverbs 14:13 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Even in laughter the heart may ache, and the end of joy may be grief.

Psalm 126:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Those who sow in tears shall reap with shouts of joy!

Psalm 118:24 ESV / 4 helpful votes

This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

Psalm 63:7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

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

Psalm 33:21 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For our heart is glad in him, because we trust in his holy name.

Psalm 30:11 ESV / 4 helpful votes

You have turned for me my mourning into dancing; you have loosed my sackcloth and clothed me with gladness,

Psalm 21:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. O Lord, in your strength the king rejoices, and in your salvation how greatly he exults!

Job 20:5 ESV / 4 helpful votes

That the exulting of the wicked is short, and the joy of the godless but for a moment?

Ezra 6:22 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And they kept the Feast of Unleavened Bread seven days with joy, for the Lord had made them joyful and had turned the heart of the king of Assyria to them, so that he aided them in the work of the house of God, the God of Israel.

1 Samuel 18:6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

As they were coming home, when David returned from striking down the Philistine, the women came out of all the cities of Israel, singing and dancing, to meet King Saul, with tambourines, with songs of joy, and with musical instruments.

1 Samuel 2:1 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And Hannah prayed and said, “My heart exults in the Lord; my strength is exalted in the Lord. My mouth derides my enemies, because I rejoice in your salvation.

1 John 1:4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And we are writing these things so that our joy may be complete.

1 Peter 1:6 ESV / 3 helpful votes

In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials,

Hebrews 10:34 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For you had compassion on those in prison, and you joyfully accepted the plundering of your property, since you knew that you yourselves had a better possession and an abiding one.

Philemon 1:7 ESV / 3 helpful votes

For I have derived much joy and comfort from your love, my brother, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed through you.

2 Timothy 1:4 ESV / 3 helpful votes

As I remember your tears, I long to see you, that I may be filled with joy.

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