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Rejoice Bible Verses Explained
Does our Father want us to be Holy or happy? One must ask, do we have
to be one or the other. Why can't we be both? God doesn't give us
an ultimatum of choosing to be either Holy or happy. The problem that
faces most people that view our merciful Father as stern and strict
and angry and mean, is that the things that make them happy ... Are
Beware of people who try and convince you that God doesn't want you
to be happy. Nothing could be further from the Truth. Certainly the Lord does want us to be Holy; we learn that in the Old
For I am the Lord your God: ye shall therefore sanctify yourselves,
and ye shall be Holy; for I am Holy ...
... And in the New Testament
Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in Heaven is
But, the Bible does not say that we should not be happy.
In fact, it was even in the commandments of the the Lord to rejoice!
And there ye shall eat before the Lord your God, and ye shall rejoice
in all that ye put your hand unto, ye and your households, wherein
the Lord thy God hath blessed thee.
Paul teaches us that joy is a fruit of the spirit and part of the
Kingdom of God:
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace,
longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.
Let not then your good be evil spoken of: For the Kingdom of God is
not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy
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Rejoice Bible Verses Meaning
Even in tribulation we're supposed to be happy:
11 Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and
persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely,
for my sake.
12 Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your
reward in Heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were
3 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also:
knowing that tribulation worketh patience;
4 And patience, experience; and experience, hope:
5 And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is
shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.
1 Peter 3:14-16
14 But and if ye suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are
ye: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled;
15 But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready
always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the
hope that is in you with meekness and fear:
16 Having a good conscience; that, whereas they speak evil
of you, as of evildoers, they may be ashamed that falsely accuse your
good conversation in Christ.
1 Peter 4:13-14
13 But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ's
sufferings; that, when His glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad
also with exceeding joy.
14 If ye be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are
ye; for the spirit of glory and of God resteth upon you: on their
part He is evil spoken of, but on your part He is glorified.
These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace.
In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have
overcome the world.
Rejoice Scripture - Rejoice in the Bible Reason
Rejoice Bible Verses Purpose
What was one of the reasons Jesus came into the world? So that we
would have His joy within us.
10 And the Angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I
bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.
11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a
Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.
And now come I to thee; and these things I speak in the world, that
they might have my joy fulfilled in themselves.
Jesus said that if we follow the example that He taught, we will be
15 For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I
have done to you.
16 Verily, verily, I say unto you, The servant is not
greater than his Lord; neither he that is sent greater than he that
17 If ye know these things, happy are ye if ye do them.
God is joy! And we are made in His image. So, how could He possibly
not want us to be joyful?!
Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of
joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.
Then will I go unto the altar of God, unto God my exceeding joy: yea,
upon the harp will I praise thee, O God my God.
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When Do We Rejoice Bible Verses
Did you catch that first one? When you live with the presence of the
Lord in your life, you will experience the fullness of joy. What does
"fullness of joy" mean to you? I don't know about you, but it sure
sounds like the happiest one can be!
Happiness abides in your heart, and affects your spirit:
A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the
heart the spirit is broken.
It is a joyous thing to put your love, hope, trust, and protection in
the hands of the Lord.
But let all those that put their trust in thee rejoice: let them ever
shout for joy, because thou defendest them: let them also that love
thy name be joyful in thee.
He that handleth a matter wisely shall find good: and whoso trusteth
in the Lord, happy is he.
The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in Him, and I
am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song
will I praise Him.
And my soul shall be joyful in the Lord: it shall rejoice in His
Because thou hast been my help, therefore in the shadow of thy wings
will I rejoice.
Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in
the Lord his God ...
Rejoice Scripture - Rejoice in the Bible Hope
How to Rejoice Bible Verses
Ever notice that in many of the Psalms, praise is equated with
happiness? It makes perfect sense ... Have you ever praised God
without a happy feeling in your heart?
1 O come, let us sing unto the Lord: let us make a joyful
noise to the rock of our salvation.
2 Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and
make a joyful noise unto Him with psalms.
Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all the Earth: make a loud noise,
and rejoice, and sing praise.
Of course, every moment of life is not spent in happiness. In this
scripture, Solomon tells us to go ahead and be joyful when things are
going well, but when they aren't, don't forget that God loves
balance, and He will do whatever it takes so that man doesn't ever
get the wrong idea, and believe that he is more than he is.
In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity
consider: God also hath set the one over against the other, to the
end that man should find nothing after him.
God uses everything in our life, both good and bad, to build our
character and our maturity in Christ.
Everything in the Heavens and on the Earth rejoices in knowing that
they are the Lord's!
8 They also that dwell in the uttermost parts are afraid
at thy tokens: thou makest the outgoings of the morning and evening
9 Thou visitest the earth, and waterest it: thou greatly
enrichest it with the river of God, which is full of water: thou
preparest them corn, when thou hast so provided for it.
10 Thou waterest the ridges thereof abundantly: thou
settlest the furrows thereof: thou makest it soft with showers: thou
blessest the springing thereof.
11 Thou crownest the year with thy goodness; and thy paths
12 They drop upon the pastures of the wilderness: and the
little hills rejoice on every side.
13 The pastures are clothed with flocks; the valleys also
are covered over with corn; they shout for joy, they also sing.
11 Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; let
the sea roar, and the fulness thereof.
12 Let the field be joyful, and all that is therein: then
shall all the trees of the wood rejoice
13 Before the Lord: for He cometh, for He cometh to judge
the earth: He shall judge the world with righteousness, and the
people with His Truth.
The Lord reigneth; let the Earth rejoice; let the multitude of isles
be glad thereof.
8 Let the floods clap their hands: let the hills be joyful
9 Before the Lord; for he cometh to judge the earth: with
righteousness shall he judge the world, and the people with equity.
Rejoice Scripture - Rejoice in the Bible Facts
Rejoice Bible Verses Share Truth
To do justly ... To act righteously ... Is something to be joyful
It is joy to the just to do judgment: but destruction shall be to the
workers of iniquity.
Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, ye righteous: and shout for joy,
all ye that are upright in heart.
3 But let the righteous be glad; let them rejoice before
God: yea, let them exceedingly rejoice.
4 Sing unto God, sing praises to His name: extol Him that
rideth upon the heavens by His name JÄH, and rejoice before Him.
Those who seek and serve the Lord, find happiness:
Serve the Lord with fear, and rejoice with trembling.
Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee: and let
such as love thy salvation say continually, Let God be magnified.
Serve the Lord with gladness: come before His presence with singing.
Glory ye in His Holy name: let the heart of them rejoice that seek
This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad
I will also clothe her priests with salvation: and her Saints shall
shout aloud for joy.
Let the Saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their
Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the
patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is
very pitiful, and of tender mercy.
Rejoice Scripture - Rejoice in the Bible Truth
Rejoice Bible Verses Promise
Understanding the Word brings happiness:
9 And Nehemiah, which is the Tirshatha, and Ezra the
priest the scribe, and the Levites that taught the people, said unto
all the people, This day is holy unto the Lord your God; mourn not,
nor weep. For all the people wept, when they heard the words of the
10 Then he said unto them, Go your way, eat the fat, and
drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is
prepared: for this day is holy unto our Lord: neither be ye sorry;
for the joy of the Lord is your strength.
11 So the Levites stilled all the people, saying, Hold
your peace, for the day is holy; neither be ye grieved.
12 And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink,
and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had
understood the words that were declared unto them.
15 Blessed is the people that know the joyful sound: they
shall walk, O Lord, in the light of thy countenance.
16 In thy name shall they rejoice all the day: and in thy
righteousness shall they be exalted.
The statutes of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart: the
commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes.
Grace is a gift from God. As is Happiness;
Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the
sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide
with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him
under the sun.
In the Rejoice Bible verses, when Jesus was explaining to His disciples that He would be
crucified, He said that after His resurrection, nobody would be able
to steal their happiness from them.
And ye now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again, and your
heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you.
If God is joy, and you walk with the Holy Spirit guiding you ...
Can two walk together, except they be agreed?
Rejoice Scripture - Rejoice in the Bible Summary
Rejoice Bible Verses Conclusion
I ask you, after considering all the Truth from Scripture that you have
just discovered, ask instead, Can a Christian walk with Jesus and not
be happy? It's contrary to the Bible.
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