25+Bible Verses About  Finding Joy In Hard Times And Being Joyful

We may find joy and happiness with the things of this world but the truth is that we cannot be satisfied with them. The joy that we get from the Lord will contend us because we are created with the image of God (Genesis 1:26) and only the Lord can make us happy.

We can examine the life of people who followed the Lord throughout their lives and we will notice that they were happy even though they had gone through many trials in their lives.

If we read the life of Joseph, Daniel, and other great men of God then we will surely find that they were happy and enjoyed their lives as they placed God first in their lives.

The word of God encourages us to rejoice in the Lord as our joy and happiness come from him. 

Here are some Bible verses that will help us to understand how can we find joy and happiness in the Lord. So, let us read them and be blessed.

Bible Verses About Finding Joy In Hard Times And Being Joyful (Psalm 30:5)

Psalm 30:5(KJV) For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.

Revelation 21:4(KJV) And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.

James 1:2(KJV) My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;

Hebrews 12:2(KJV) Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Bible Verses About Finding Joy In Hard Times And Being Joyful (Philippians 4:4)

Philippians 4:4(KJV) Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice.

2 Corinthians 12:10(KJV) Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ’s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.

2 Corinthians 12:9(KJV) And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

Romans 15:13(KJV) Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.

Bible Verses About Finding Joy In Hard Times And Being Joyful (Romans 14:17)

Romans 14:17(KJV) For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.

Romans 12:15(KJV) Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.

Romans 12:12(KJV) Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;

Romans 8:28(KJV) And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

Bible Verses About Finding Joy In Hard Times And Being Joyful (John 16:33)

John 16:33(KJV) 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.

John 16:22(KJV) 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.

John 15:11(KJV) These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.

Luke 15:7(KJV) I say unto you, that likewise joy shall be in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, more than over ninety and nine just persons, which need no repentance.

Bible Verses About Finding Joy In Hard Times And Being Joyful (Zephaniah 3:17)

Zephaniah 3:17(KJV) The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.

Ecclesiastes 9:7(KJV) Go thy way, eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart; for God now accepteth thy works.

Proverbs 15:23(KJV) A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it!

Psalm 94:19(KJV) In the multitude of my thoughts within me thy comforts delight my soul.

Bible Verses About Finding Joy In Hard Times And Being Joyful (Psalm 50:15)

Psalm 50:15(KJV) And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me.

Psalm 34:19(KJV) Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the Lord delivereth him out of them all.

Psalm 16:11(KJV) Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.

Nehemiah 8:10(KJV) 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.

Bible Verses About Finding Joy In Hard Times And Being Joyful (Deuteronomy 31:8)

Deuteronomy 31:8(KJV) And the Lord, he it is that doth go before thee; he will be with thee, he will not fail thee, neither forsake thee: fear not, neither be dismayed.

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