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30 Quotes on Joy from The Bible and The Saints (and One Opus Dei Priest)

Last modified: July 19, 2019 mmBy Stephanie Klatt
30 Quotes on Joy from The Bible and The Saints (and One Opus Dei Priest)

Singles, could you use a little more joy in your life? Let’s look to Sacred Scripture and the wisdom of the saints (and a priest from Opus Dei) to hear what they have to say about this important fruit of the Holy Spirit.

Let’s be singles of joy! With or without a boyfriend or girlfriend, God loves us!

always rejoice

1.”Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”
The Bible 1 Thess 5:16-18

Rejoice in the Lord always and again

2.”Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!”
The Bible Phil 4:4

Chastity is a joyful affirmation

3.”Chastity is a joyful affirmation.”
The Reverend Father Peter Armenio, a priest of Opus Dei

chastity down

4.”When you’ve got chastity down, there is a joy to your life.”
The Reverend Father Peter Armenio, a priest of Opus Dei

joyful in hope

5.”Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.”
The Bible Rom 12:12

be glad

6.”This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad.”
Psalm 118: 24

joyful as God my Savior

7.”Though the fig tree does not bud
and there are no grapes on the vines,
though the olive crop fails
and the fields produce no food,
though there are no sheep in the pen
and no cattle in the stalls,
yet I will rejoice in the Lord,
I will be joyful in God my Savior.”

Habakkuk 3:17-18

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Stephanie Klatt writes on Catholicism and issues for singles. She enjoys making pilgrimages to the shrines of saints, listening to Gregorian Chant and the music of Hildegard of Bingen, visiting local farmers’ markets, and travelling to Europe. She is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and currently resides in Chicago, Il.

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