97 Quotes About Joy

  • "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
    Topics: Good and Evil, Freedom, Joy


  • "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
    Topics: Joy, Heaven


  • "Gratitude changes the pangs of memory into a tranquil joy."

    - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
    Topics: Gratitude, Joy


  • "Just as worship begins in holy expectancy, it ends in holy obedience. If worship does not propel us into greater obedience, it has not been worship."

    - Richard J. Foster
    Topics: Joy, Obedience


  • "The test of Christian character should be that a man is a joy-bearing agent to the world."

    - Henry Ward Beecher
    Topics: Joy


  • "Do you want comfort? Nothing can give it so much as the thought of His coming. There may be sorrow in the night, but joy enough--fullness of joy--in that morning when we shall see Him as He is: fullness of joy in being like Him and with Him for evermore."

    - G.V. Wigram
    Topics: Joy


  • "But life's joys are only joys if they can be shared."

    - Ravi Zacharias
    Topics: Life, Joy


  • "Joy has nothing to do with material things, or with a man's outward circumstance ... a man living in the lap of luxury can be wretched, and a man in the depths of poverty can overflow with joy."

    - William Barclay
    Topics: Joy


  • "Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams."

    - Hosea Ballou
    Topics: Happiness, Joy


  • "The joy of Christ and the joy of the world cannot consist together. A heart delighted with worldly joy cannot feel the consolations of the Spirit; the one of these destroys the other: but in sanctified trouble, the comforts of God's word are felt and perceived in a most sensible manner."

    - Abraham Wright
    Topics: Joy, Worldliness


  • "At the least bear patiently, if thou canst not joyfully."

    - Thomas a Kempis
    Topics: Patience, Joy


  • "I think beloved, it will not be hard for you to learn. The angels of heaven rejoice over Sinners that repent: saints of God, will not you and I do the same? I do not think the church rejoices enough. We all grumble enough and groan enough: but very few of us rejoice enough. When we take a large number into the church it is spoken of as a great mercy; but is the greatness of that mercy appreciated?"

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Joy


  • "Joy is the simplest form of gratitude."

    - Karl Barth
    Topics: Gratitude, Joy


  • "When large numbers of people share their joy in common, the happiness of each is greater because each adds fuel to the other's flame."

    - Augustine
    Topics: Happiness, Joy


  • "There is no greater joy in the Christian life than to trust Him and need no explanation."

    - Jack Hyles
    Topics: Joy, Trust



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