These 10 verses are great Bible verses to bring you joy. They will instantly remind you to focus on joy, the joy of the Lord, over happiness, which is fleeting.
The 10 Best Bible Verses To Instantly Bring You Joy
Here’s the thing. It’s really easy to be joyful when things are going well.
Somewhere in the middle of life though it is really easy to just lose our joy. If you are like me, lately you have let the cares of the world– things like dirty diapers, horrible traffic, office gossip. Things that suck your joy seep in and they put you in a foul mood, right.
Sometimes you make the mistake of thinking that happiness is joy, but they are really not the same thing.
Happiness is a feeling. A feeling that is a reaction to outside events and circumstances. Joy, on the other hand, speaks from inside you. You are encouraged to rejoice regardless of the circumstances you are in. It doesn’t matter whether somebody’s being nice to you, or whether they’re being horrible. You can still choose to have joy.
Our joy is rooted in Jesus Christ, and that’s what makes it all possible. It would be almost impossible to have this joy if it weren’t for Jesus. It would be impossible to have it on a consistent basis.
These 10 Bible verses are fantastic for reminding you to focus on joy– the joy of the Lord!
The 10 Best Bible Verses to Instantly Bring You Joy
1. Philippians 4:4-5
Rejoice in the Lord always! Again I will say, “Rejoice!” Let your gentleness be known to all men. The Lord is at hand.
2. James 1:2-3
Count it all joy, my brothers,when you fall into various temptations, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
3. Romans 15:3
Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope, in the power of the Holy Spirit.
4. Isaiah 12:6
Cry aloud and shout, you inhabitant of Zion; for the Holy One of Israel is great among you!
5. Psalm 27:6
Now my head will be lifted up above my enemies around me.
I will offer sacrifices of joy in his tent.
I will sing, yes, I will sing praises to Yahweh.
6. Hebrews 12:2
Looking to Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising its shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
7. Psalm 94:19
In the multitude of my thoughts within me,
your comforts delight my soul.
8. Zephaniah 3:17
The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing. (KJV)
9. Romans 12:15
Rejoice with those who rejoice. Weep with those who weep.
10. Isaiah 61:10
I will greatly rejoice in Yahweh!
My soul will be joyful 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 with a garland,
and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.
- What are some triggers or buttons that tend to put you in a foul mood?
- How can you rise above those daily irritations and just be joyful, just choose joy?
- What is one way that you can ensure that today is a day that you will rejoice in?
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