Joy In The Bible

Let's go together in a little journey through the book of Psalms to see where we can find joy, and how we can manifest it.
It is amazing to see how God provides joy in every situation and you can find that He dwells in the praise of His people. In God's presence there is joy; in anxiety there is the joy of the Lord that comforts our soul; God's works fill our hearts with joy, His miracles make our hearts leap for joy!

1. Joy is what we get and find in God's presence:

"You have made known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand." - Psalm 16:11.

"Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love, that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days." - Psalm 90:14

"The precepts of the LORD are right, giving joy to the heart. The commands of the LORD are radiant, giving light to the eyes." - Psalm 19:8

"Your statutes are my heritage forever; they are the joy of my heart." - Psalm 119:111

2. Joy from the victory God gives us:

"You turned my wailing into dancing; you removed my sackcloth and clothed me with joy" - Psalm 30:11

"You love righteousness and hate wickedness; therefore God, your God, has set you above your companions by anointing you with the oil of joy." - Psalm 45:7

"Then my head will be exalted above the enemies who surround me; at his tabernacle will I sacrifice with shouts of joy; I will sing and make music to the LORD." - Psalm 27:6

"The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts Him, and I am helped. My heart leaps for joy and I will give thanks to Him in song." - Psalm 28:7

"My lips will shout for joy when I sing praise to you- I, whom you have redeemed." - Psalm 71:23

"The LORD has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy." - Psalm 126:3

"For you make me glad by your deeds, O LORD; I sing for joy at the works of your hands." - Psalm 92:4

3. God gives joy in anxiety:

"When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought joy to my soul." - Psalm 94:19

"Those who sow in tears will reap with songs of joy. He who goes out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, carrying sheaves with him." - Psalm 126:6

4. God dwells in the praises of His people:

"God has ascended amid shouts of joy, the LORD amid the sounding of trumpets." - Psalm 47:5

"Then will I go to the altar of God, to God, my joy and my delight. I will praise you with the harp, O God, my God." - Psalm 43:4

"Come, let us sing for joy to the LORD; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation." - Psalm 95:1

"Shout for joy to the LORD, all the earth, burst into jubilant song with music;" - Psalm 98:4

"Our mouths were filled with laughter, our tongues with songs of joy. Then it was said among the nations, "The LORD has done great things for them." - Psalm 126:2

"...With trumpets and the blast of the ram's horn- shout for joy before the LORD, the King." - Psalm 98:6

"Let the rivers clap their hands, Let the mountains sing together for joy;" - Psalm 98:8

"Worship the LORD with gladness; come before him with joyful songs." - Psalm 100:2

"He brought out his people with rejoicing, his chosen ones with shouts of joy;" - Psalm 105:43

"Let the fields be jubilant, and everything in them. Then all the trees of the forest will sing for joy " - Psalm 96:12

"They are led in with joy and gladness; they enter the palace of the king." - Psalm 45:15
Joy comes from knowing that God is righteous:

"May the nations be glad and sing for joy, for you rule the people justly and guide the nations of the earth. " - Psalm 67:4

"But may the righteous be glad and rejoice before God; may they be happy and joyful." - Psalm 68:3

"They will celebrate your abundant goodness and joyfully sing of your righteousness." - Psalm 145:7

"Light is shed upon the righteous and joy on the upright in heart." - Psalm 97:11

"Shouts of joy and victory resound in the tents of the righteous: "The LORD's right hand has done mighty things!" - Psalm 118:15
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