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Joy


1. God gives. Ec 2:26; Ps 4:7.

2. Christ appointed to give. Isa 61:3.

3. Is a fruit of the Spirit. Ga 5:22.

4. The gospel, good tidings of. Lu 2:10,11.

5. God’s word affords. Ne 8:12; Jer 15:16.

6. The gospel to be received with. 1Th 1:6.

7. Promised to saints. Ps 132:16; Isa 35:10; 55:12; 56:7.

8. Prepared for saints. Ps 97:11.

9. Enjoined to saints. Ps 32:11; Php 3:1.

10. Fulness of, in God’s presence. Ps 16:11.

11. Vanity of seeking, from earthly things. Ec 2:10,11; 11:8.

12. Experienced by

a. Believers. Lu 24:52; Ac 16:34.

b. Peace-makers. Pr 12:20.

c. The just. Pr 21:15.

d. The wise, and discreet. Pr 15:23.

e. Parents of good children. Pr 23:24.

13. Increased to the meek. Isa 29:19.

14. Of saints is

a. In God. Ps 89:16; 149:2; Hab 3:18; Ro 5:11.

b. In Christ. Lu 1:47; Php 3:3.

c. In the Holy Spirit. Ro 14:17.

d. For election. Lu 10:20.

e. For salvation. Ps 21:1; Isa 61:10.

f. For deliverance from bondage. Ps 105:43; Jer 31:10-13.

g. For manifestation of goodness. 2Ch 7:10.

h. For temporal blessings. Joe 2:23,24.

i. For supplies of grace. Isa 12:3.

j. For divine protection. Ps 5:11; 16:8,9.

k. For divine support. Ps 28:7; 63:7.

l. For the victory of Christ. Joh 16:33.

m. For the hope of glory. Ro 5:2.

n. For the success of the gospel. Ac 15:3.

15. Of saints should be

a. Great. Zec 9:9; Ac 8:8.

b. Abundant. 2Co 8:2.

c. Exceeding. Ps 21:6; 68:3.

d. Animated. Ps 32:11; Lu 6:23.

e. Unspeakable. 1Pe 1:8.

f. Full of glory. 1Pe 1:8.

g. Constant. 2Co 6:10; Php 4:4.

h. For evermore. 1Th 5:16.

i. With awe. Ps 2:11.

j. In hope. Ro 12:12.

k. In sorrow. 2Co 6:10.

l. Under trials. Jas 1:2; 1Pe 1:6.

m. Under persecutions. Mt 5:11,12; Lu 6:22,23; Heb 10:34.

n. Under calamities. Hab 3:17,18.

o. Expressed in hymns. Eph 5:19; Jas 5:13.

16. Afflictions of saints succeeded by. Ps 30:5; 126:5; Isa 35:10; Joh 16:20.

17. Pray for restoration of. Ps 51:8,12; 85:6.

18. Promote, in the afflicted. Job 29:13.

19. Of saints, made full by

a. The favour of God. Ac 2:28.

b. Faith in Christ. Ro 15:13.

c. Abiding in Christ. Joh 15:10,11.

d. The word of Christ. Joh 17:13.

e. Answers to prayer. Joh 16:24.

f. Communion of saints. 2Ti 1:4; 1Jo 1:3,4; 2Jo 1:12.

20. Saints should afford, to their minsters. Php 2:2; Phm 1:20.

21. Ministers should

a. Esteem their people as their. Php 4:1; 1Th 2:20.

b. Promote, in their people. 2Co 1:24; Php 1:25.

c. Pray for, for their people. Ro 15:13.

d. Have, in the faith and holiness of their people. 2Co 7:4; 1Th 3:9; 3Jo 1:4.

e. Come to their people with. Ro 15:32.

f. Finish their course with. Ac 20:24.

g. Desire to render an account with. Php 2:16; Heb 13:17.

22. Serve God with. Ps 100:2.

23. Liberality in God’s service should cause. 1Ch 29:9,17.

24. Is strengthening to saints. Ne 8:10.

25. Saints should engage in all religious services with. Ezr 6:22; Ps 42:4.

26. Saints should have, in all their undertakings. De 12:18.

27. Saints shall be presented to God with exceeding. 1Pe 4:13; Jude 1:24.

28. The coming of Christ will afford to saints, exceeding. 1Pe 4:13.

29. Shall be the final reward of saints at the judgment day. Mt 25:21.

30. Of the wicked

a. Is derived from earthly pleasures. Ec 2:10; 11:9.

b. Is derived from folly. Pr 15:21.

c. Is delusive. Pr 14:13.

d. Is short-lived. Job 20:5; Ec 7:6.

e. Should be turned into mourning. Jas 4:9.

f. Shall be taken away. Isa 16:10.

31. Holy-Illustrated. Isa 9:3; Mt 13:44.

32. Holy-Exemplified

a. Hannah. 1Sa 2:1.

b. David. 1Ch 29:9.

c. Wise men. Mt 2:10.

d. The Virgin Mary. Lu 1:47.

e. Zacchaeus. Lu 19:6.

f. Converts. Ac 2:46; 13:52.

g. Peter, &c. Ac 5:41.

h. Samaritans. Ac 8:8.

i. Jailor. Ac 16:34.