2039 Jesus Christ, joy of
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Jesus Christ brings joy to his people, who are able to rejoice at the coming of their Saviour and Lord, and all the benefits which he brings to them.

Jesus Christ's joy originates in God

From his intimate relationship with his Father and the Spirit

Luke 10:21 pp Matthew 11:25-26 See also Isaiah 11:2-3; Matthew 3:16-17 pp Mark 1:10-11 pp Luke 3:22; Matthew 12:18; Isaiah 42:1; Acts 2:28; Psalm 16:11

From his awareness of God's purposes

Hebrews 12:2 See also John 8:29

Jesus Christ's coming brings great joy

His birth

Luke 2:10-11 See also Matthew 2:10; Luke 1:44; Luke 2:20,28-32

His resurrection and ascension

John 16:20-22 See also Matthew 28:8-9; Luke 24:40-41,50-53; John 20:20

Jesus Christ gives joy to his people

He brings joy to his disciples

John 17:13 See also Isaiah 61:1-3; John 15:11; Romans 12:12; Philippians 1:26

Being in his presence is likened to the joy of a wedding

Matthew 22:1-10 See also Matthew 9:14-15 pp Mark 2:18-19 pp Luke 5:33-34; Matthew 25:1-10; John 3:29; Revelation 19:7,9

To know Jesus Christ brings great joy to others

Luke 15:7 See also Matthew 8:11; Luke 15:10,22-24,31-32; John 8:56

See also

1070  God, joy of
1115  God, purpose of
2505  Christ, ascension
2515  Christ, birth of
2555  Christ, resurrection appearances
3020  Holy Spirit, joy of
8283  joy

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