ible verses on joy tell us that there is Joy of the Lord when the heavens, nations are glad and sing for joy unto God’s righteous judgment. Psalms 96:11-12 Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; let the sea roar, and the fullness thereof. Let the field be joyful and all that is therein: then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice.
Joy of the Lord in serving God righteously: there is always joy in the heart of God for serving him righteously. Great joy in serving God righteously was in the life of Elijah; for this reason, God heard his voice whenever he called unto him and answered him even by fire to shame the prophets of Baals and surprised Israelites who had turned away from God. 1 kings 18, and God also sent his Angel to fed Elijah with meat and drink when there was no meat and drink to eat and the meat sustained him forty days and forty night and he went with that strength of the meat unto Horeb mount of God 1 kings 19:5,
Fullness of Joy: the ways of life has made known by the countenance of the Lord. And make full of joy – the ways of life would not have been known by anyone if not by the countenance of the Lord; since this is known, the sinful dead have been taken from the believers. And there is assurance of life eternal therefore fullness of joy of the Lord in the life of believers. Acts 2:28, Thou hast made known to me the ways of life; thou shalt make me full of joy with thy countenance, John 17:13 And now come I to thee; and these things I speak in the world, that they might my joy fulfilled in themselves
Great Joy of God and Church of joy: there was great joy of God in that city, as a result of signs and wonders performed by the men of God; Acts 8:8,and there was great joy in that city.
Acts 15:3 and being brought on their way by the Church, they passed through Phenice and Samaria, declaring the conversion of the Gentiles: and they caused great joy unto all the brethren.
Bible verses on Joy recorded on Joy of the Lord in Ethiopian Eunuch: joy of the Lord in understanding and conformity to scriptures – here Ethiopian Eunuch was reading what was written on the scriptures but did not understand, but there was joy of the lord in him when the scriptures was led by spirit in Philip to interpret the scriptures to him (Ethiopian Eunuch), he was conformed, surrendered and baptized by Philip and thereafter, went his way rejoicing. Acts 8:39-
Joy of the Lord for the tear Sower: God assured those who are sowing in tear that the joy of the lord will be theirs at the time of reaping. Psalms 126:5-6 They that sow in tears shall reap in joy. He that goeth forth and weepeth , bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him