The Promise of Joy

Welcome back to our Fruit of Spirit Series.

Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.

The Promise of Joy:

Proverbs 15:30 (NIV)
30 A cheerful look brings joy to the heart, 
and good news gives health to the bones.

Proverbs 15:13 (NIV)
13 A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit.

Psalms 126:5-6 (NIV)
5 Those who sow in tears will reap with songs of joy. 
6 He who goes out weeping, 
 carrying seed to sow, 
will return with songs of joy, carrying sheaves with him.

Proverbs 21:15 (NIV)
15 When justice is done, it brings joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers.

Proverbs 12:20 (NIV)
20 There is deceit in the hearts of those who plot evil, but joy for those who promote peace.

Psalms 19:8 (NIV)
8 The precepts of the LORD are right, giving joy to the heart. 
The commands of the LORD are radiant, giving light to the eyes.

Isaiah 51:11 (NIV)
11 The ransomed of the LORD 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 8:10 (NIV)
This day is sacred to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the LORD is your strength.”

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