12 Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
23 “Rejoice in that day and leap for joy, because great is your reward in heaven. For that is how their ancestors treated the prophets.
20 However, do not rejoice that the spirits submit to you, but rejoice that your names are written in heaven.”
6 and goes home. Then he calls his friends and neighbors together and says, ‘Rejoice with me; I have found my lost sheep.’
52 And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit.
Galatians 5:22 — 26
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. 24 Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires. 25 Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit. 26 Let us not become conceited, provoking and envying each other.