Saturday, 4 June 2022

Inspiring Quotes on Joy


"If you have no joy, there's a leak in your Christianity somewhere."
- Billy Sunday

"The Bible teaches that true joy is formed in the midst of the difficult seasons of life."
- Francis Chan

"Joy is best sown in broken ground."
- Jack Wellman

"The only lasting and fully satisfying joys for any man lie on the other side of a cross."
- Walter J. Chantry

"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

"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

"Those who know where the treasure lies joyfully abandon everything else to secure it."
- D. A. Carson

"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

"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

"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

"2 Then was our mouth filled with laughter, and our tongue with singing: then said they among the heathen, The LORD hath done great things for them.

 3  The LORD hath done great things for us; whereof we are glad.

 4  Turn again our captivity, O LORD, as the streams in the south.

 5  They that sow in tears shall reap in joy."
- King David, Psalms 126

"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."
- Nehemiah 8