97 Quotes About Joy

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Joy is not necessarily the absence of suffering, it is the presence of God.
- Sam Storms
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Joy is the serious business of Heaven.
- C.S. Lewis
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I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun.
- Chuck Swindoll
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If you have no joy, there’s a leak in your Christianity somewhere.
- Billy Sunday
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Joy is Strength
- Mother Teresa
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You will find a joy in overcoming obstacles.
- Helen Keller
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The Bible teaches that true joy is formed in the midst of the difficult seasons of life.
- Francis Chan
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The mere fact itself that God's will is irresistible and irreversible fills me with fear, but once I realize that God wills only that which is good, my heart is made to rejoice.
- A. W. Pink
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The joy of the Lord will arm us against the assaults of our spiritual enemies and put our mouths out of taste for those pleasures with which the tempter baits his hooks.
- Matthew Henry
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Those who know where the treasure lies joyfully abandon everything else to secure it.
- D. A. Carson
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Joy is distinctly a Christian word and a Christian thing. It is the reverse of happiness. Happiness is the result of what happens of an agreeable sort. Joy has its springs deep down inside. And that spring never runs dry, no matter what happens. Only Jesus gives that joy. He had joy, singing its music within, even under the shadow of the cross.
- S.D. Gordon
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How divinely full of glory and pleasure shall that hour be when all the millions of mankind that have been redeemed by the blood of the Lamb of God shall meet together and stand around Him, with every tongue and every heart full of joy and praise! How astonishing will be the glory and the joy of that day when all the saints shall join together in one common song of gratitude and love, and of everlasting thankfulness to this Redeemer! With that unknown delight, and inexpressible satisfaction, shall all that are saved from the ruins of sin and hell address the Lamb that was slain, and rejoice in His presence!
- Isaac Watts
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Seek to cultivate a buoyant, joyous sense of the crowded kindnesses of God in your daily life.
- Alexander MacLaren
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Begin to rejoice in the Lord, and your bones will flourish like an herb, and your cheeks will glow with the bloom of health and freshness. Worry, fear, distrust, care-all are poisonous! Joy is balm and healing, and if you will but rejoice, God will give power.
- A. B. Simpson
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Joy is best sown in broken ground.
- Jack Wellman
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The only lasting and fully satisfying joys for any man lie on the other side of a cross.
- Walter J. Chantry
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It is His joy that remains in us that makes our joy full.
- A. B. Simpson
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The Lord gives his people perpetual joy when they walk in obedience to him.
- Dwight L. Moody
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To pursue joy is to lose it. The only way to get it is to follow steadily the path of duty, without thinking of joy, and then, like sheep, it comes most surely unsought, and we "being in the way," the angel of God, bright-haired joy, is sure to meet us.
- Alexander MacLaren
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We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.
- Helen Keller
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When our lives are filled with peace, faith and joy, people will want to know what we have.
- David Jeremiah
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The very nature of Joy makes nonsense of our common distinction between having and wanting.
- C.S. Lewis
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There is a joy which is not given to the ungodly, but to those who love Thee for Thine own sake, whose joy Thou Thyself art. And this is the happy life, to rejoice to Thee, of Thee, for Thee; this it is, and there is no other.
- Augustine
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The joys of heaven are not the joys of passive contemplation, of dreamy remembrance, of perfect repose; but they are described thus: "They rest not day nor night." "His servants serve Him, and see His face."
- Alexander MacLaren
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You may be lonely, poor, and cold, neglected by the children, forgotten by your friends, yet may have the glad Christmas joy in your heart as Paul had, shut up in prison cells at Rome!
- John R. Rice
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No one can get Joy by merely asking for it. It is one of the ripest fruits of the Christian life, and, like all fruits, must be grown.
- Henry Drummond
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A soul may be in as thriving a state when thirsting, seeking and mourning after the Lord as when actually rejoicing in Him; as much in earnest when fighting in the valley as when singing upon the mount.
- John Newton
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Do not let the empty cup be your first teacher of the blessings you had when it was full. Do not let a bard place here and there in the bed destroy your rest. Seek, as a plain duty, to cultivate a buoyant, joyous sense of the crowded kindnesses of God in your daily life.
- Alexander MacLaren
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After grief for sin there should be joy for forgiveness.
- A. W. Pink
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Joy, not grit, is the hallmark of holy obedience. We need to be light-hearted in what we do to avoid taking ourselves too seriously. It is a cheerful revolt against self and pride.
- Richard J. Foster
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It is the consciousness of the threefold joy of the Lord, His joy in ransoming us, His joy in dwelling within us as our Saviour and Power for fruitbearing and His joy in possessing us, as His Bride and His delight; it is the consciousness of this joy which is our real strength. Our joy in Him may be a fluctuating thing: His joy in us knows no change.
- Hudson Taylor
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I was delivered from the burden that had so heavily suppressed me. The spirit of mourning was taken from me, and I knew what it was to truly rejoice in God my Savior.
- George Whitefield
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Oh, the joy of young ideas painted on the mind, in the warm, glowing colors fancy spreads on objects not yet known, when all is new and all is lovely!
- Hannah More
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If the life of Christ is flowing through us, the water from the Rock turning the wheel, as it flows into the heart, it will fill us with joy; and if so, we cannot contain it, it must flow out.
- G.V. Wigram
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There is no virtue in the Christian life which is not made radiant with joy; there is no circumstance and no occasion which is not illuminated with joy. A joyless life is not a Christian life, for joy is one constant recipe for Christian living.
- William Barclay
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Hope fills the afflicted soul with such inward joy and consolation, that it can laugh while tears are in the eye, sigh and sing all in a breath; it is called "The rejoicing of hope."
- William Gurnall
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Sorrow does not take away, but adds to the Christian's joy.
- Lester Roloff
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Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.
- Hosea Ballou
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If a thing is free to be good it is also free to be bad. And free will is what has made evil possible. Why, then, did God give them free will? Because free will, though it makes evil possible, is also the only thing that makes possible any love or goodness or joy worth having.
- C.S. Lewis
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Find joy in the ordinary.
- Max Lucado
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Discontents are sometimes the better part of our life. I know not which is the most useful. Joy I may choose for pleasure; but adversities are the best for profit; and sometimes these do so far help me, that I should, without them, want much of the joy I have.
- Owen Feltham
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We rejoice in spite of our grief, not in place of it.
- Woodrow Kroll
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Happiness is untested delight. Joy is delight tested.
- Jack Hyles
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Holy joy will be oil to the wheels of our obedience.
- Matthew Henry
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All joy emphasizes our pilgrim status; always reminds, beckons, awakens desire. Our best havings are wantings.
- C.S. Lewis
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The world looks for happiness through self-assertion. The Christian knows that joy is found in self-abandonment. 'If a man will let himself be lost for My sake,' Jesus said, 'he will find his true self.'
- Elisabeth Elliot
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A certain joyful, though humble, confidence becomes us when we pray in the Mediator's name. It is due to Him; when we pray in His name it should be without wavering. Remember His merits, and how prevalent they must be. "Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace."
- Assorted Authors
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In the long run, there can be no joy for anybody until there is joy finally for us all.
- Frederick Buechner
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Every man rejoices twice when he has a partner of his joy; a friend shares my sorrow and makes it but a moiety, but he swells my joy and makes it double.
- Jeremy Taylor
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There is no joy in the world like the joy of bringing one soul to Christ.
- William Barclay
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