Luke 1:14; Luke 2:10; Luke 8:13; Luke 10:17; Luke 15:7; Luke 15:10; Luke 24:41; Luke 24:52
"You will have joy and gladness, and many will rejoice at his birth.
But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of great joy which will be for all the people;
"Those on the rocky soil are those who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no firm root; they believe for a while, and in time of temptation fall away.
The seventy returned with joy, saying, "Lord , even the demons are subject to us in Your name."
"I tell you that in the same way, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.
"In the same way, I tell you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents."
While they still could not believe it because of their joy and amazement, He said to them, "Have you anything here to eat?"
And they, after worshiping Him, returned to Jerusalem with great joy,