Psalm 27:13-14

“I’m sure now I’ll see God’s goodness in the exuberant earth.  Stay with God! Take heart. Don’t quit.  I’ll say it again: Stay with God.” (The Message).

“Yet I am confident that I will see the Lord’s goodness while I am here in the land of the living.  Wait patiently for the Lord.  Be brave and courageous.  Yes, wait patiently for the Lord.” (New Living Translation).

“I’m still confident of this:  I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.  Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord..” (New International Version).


So rejoice in the Lord and be glad all you who obey him! Shout for joy all you whose hearts are pure!  Psalm 32:11.

Those who  plant in tears will harvest in shouts of joy. Psalm 126:5.

…this is a sacred day before the Lord.  Don’t be dejected and sad, for the joy of the Lord is your strength. Nehemiah 8:10.

What other joyful verses come to mind?