2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 4 Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.
You give me
Love joy peace patience and faithfulness
Your goodness is here now
Self-control kindness and gentleness
Oh You give Your heart to me
12 “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long upon the land which the LORD your God is giving you.
He brought out His people with joy,
His chosen ones with gladness.
The LORD shall preserve your going out and your coming in
From this time forth, and even forevermore.
2 Peter 1:4
4 by which have been given to us exceedingly great and precious promises, that through these you may be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.
James 1:2, 12
2 My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials,
12 Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.
4 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!