For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking but of righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

  1 John 4:18 ESV 
There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.

Isaiah 12:6 ESV 

Shout, and sing for joy, O inhabitant of Zion, for great in your midst is the Holy One of Israel.”

Galatians 5:22 ESV 

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Nehemiah 8:10 ESV

Then he said to them, “Go your way. Eat the fat and drink sweet wine and send portions to anyone who has nothing ready, for this day is holy to our Lord. And do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”

1 Chronicles 15:16 ESV 

David also commanded the chiefs of the Levites to appoint their brothers as the singers who should play loudly on musical instruments, on harps and lyres and cymbals, to raise sounds of joy.

Zephaniah 3:17 ESV 

The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.

Psalm 118:1-29 ESV 

Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever! Let Israel say, “His steadfast love endures forever.” Let the house of Aaron say, “His steadfast love endures forever.” Let those who fear the Lord say, “His steadfast love endures forever.” Out of my distress I called on the Lord; the Lord answered me and set me free. 

Psalm 104:34 ESV 

May my meditation be pleasing to him, for I rejoice in the Lord.

Matthew 22:37 ESV 

And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.

Psalm 9:2 ESV 

I will be glad and exult in you; I will sing praise to your name, O Most High.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV 

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

Romans 14:17 ESV 

For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking but of righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.

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