Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.
Ecclesiastes 3:12 ESV
I perceived that there is nothing better for them than to be joyful and to do good as long as they live;
Philippians 4:4 ESV
Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice.
Isaiah 12:2 ESV
“Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid; for the Lord God is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation.”
Proverbs 3:13-18 ESV
Blessed is the one who finds wisdom, and the one who gets understanding, for the gain from her is better than gain from silver and her profit better than gold. She is more precious than jewels, and nothing you desire can compare with her. Long life is in her right hand; in her left hand are riches and honor. Her ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.
Proverbs 14:13 ESV
Even in laughter the heart may ache, and the end of joy may be grief.
Isaiah 12:3 ESV
With joy you will draw water from the wells of salvation.
Philippians 4:7 ESV
And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Ecclesiastes 3:13 ESV
Also that everyone should eat and drink and take pleasure in all his toil—this is God’s gift to man.
Job 5:17-27 ESV
“Behold, blessed is the one whom God reproves; therefore despise not the discipline of the Almighty. For he wounds, but he binds up; he shatters, but his hands heal. He will deliver you from six troubles; in seven no evil shall touch you. In famine he will redeem you from death, and in war from the power of the sword. You shall be hidden from the lash of the tongue, and shall not fear destruction when it comes.
1 Peter 3:14 ESV
But even if you should suffer for righteousness’ sake, you will be blessed. Have no fear of them, nor be troubled,
Psalm 37:3 ESV
Trust in the Lord, and do good; dwell in the land and befriend faithfulness.
1 Peter 4:12 ESV
Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.
2 Corinthians 12:10 ESV
For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
Romans 5:2 ESV
Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God.
Psalm 40:8 ESV
I delight to do your will, O my God; your law is within my heart.”