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"Faith and joy are the ascensive forces of song." - Edmund Clarence Stedman

"Faith gives us living joy and dying rest." - Dwight L Moody

"Faith is born and sustained by the Word of God, and out of faith grows the flower of joy." - John Piper

"Joy is a light that fills you with hope and faith and love." - Adela Rogers St. Johns

"Trust and faith bring joy to life and help relationships grow to their maximum potential." - Joyce Meyer

"Patience in the present, faith in the future, and joy in the doing." - George Perera

"Let`s choose each day and every day to keep an attitude of faith and joy and belief and compassion." - Charles R Swindoll

"Real faith has perfect peace and joy and a shout at any time. It always sees the victory." - Smith Wigglesworth

"Discovering the beauty and joy of faith is a path that every new generation must take on its own." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"When our lives are filled with peace, faith and joy, people will want to know what we have." - David Jeremiah

"Religious faith not only lacks evidence, its independence from evidence is its pride and joy, shouted from the rooftops." - Richard Dawkins

"The joy of the Lord is your strength and the person of Christ is your unassailable joy - and the battle for joy is nothing less than fighting the good fight of faith." - Ann Voskamp

"Hope conquers cowardice, joy grief; Or at least, faith unbelief." - Arthur Hugh Clough

"I would pray that I'd leave a legacy of faith, trust and joy. For the joy of the Lord has been my strength and song, and I praise Him." - Cliff Barrows

"Through service to others, we develop a Christlike love and we experience joy. Service teaches patience and long-suffering as well as gentleness, goodness, and faith." - Merrill J. Bateman

"Joy seems to me a step beyond happiness- happiness is a sort of atmosphere you can live in sometimes when you're lucky. Joy is a light that fills you with hope and faith and love." - Adela Rogers St. Johns

"No one who strives with full faith and heart for the blessings of eternal life will be denied. And how great will be the joy and how much deeper the appreciation then after enduring in patience and faith now." - Henry B Eyring

"Faith is the bond of union, the instrument of justification, the spring of spiritual peace and joy, the means of spiritual peace and subsistence." - John Flavel

"When our faith becomes nothing more than a series of rules and regulations, joy flees and our love for Christ grows cold." - Billy Graham

"Skipping is inner joy and outer joy." - Anonymous

"As we learn to give thanks for all of life and death, for all of this given world of ours, we find a deep joy. It is the joy of trust, the joy of faith in the faithfulness at the heart of all things. It is the joy of gratefulness in touch with the fullness of life." - David Steindl-Rast

"Faith comes to intelligence as a light that overflows it with joy and inspires it with a certitude that does away with question." - Etienne Gilson

"We are an arrogant species, full of terrible potential, but we also have a great capacity for love, friendship, generosity, kindness, faith, hope, and joy." - Dean Koontz

"With faith and love God's given, springing from the hope we know. We will pray the joy you'll live in, is the strength that now you show." - Michael W Smith

"Success is ninety-nine percent mental attitude. It calls for love, joy, optimism, confidence, serenity, poise, faith, courage, cheerfulness, imagination, initiative, tolerance, honesty, humility, patience, and enthusiasm." - Wilferd Peterson

"Christianity is not about religion. It's about faith, about being held, about being forgiven. It's about finding joy and finding home." - Bear Grylls

"Faith allows us to confidently walk with God into a future filled with joy; one that can become an extraordinary and amazing adventure." - Mary C. Neal

"The heart overflows with gladness, and leaps and dances for the joy it has found in God. In this experience the Holy Spirit is active, and has taught us in the flash of a moment the deep secret of joy. You will have as much joy and laughter in life as you have faith in God." - Martin Luther

"Love askes faith, and faith firmenesse." - George Herbert

"Vision creates faith and faith creates willpower." - Arnold Schwarzenegger

"Sometimes you have to smile by faith. If you'll smile by faith, soon the joy will follow." - Joel Osteen

"Holiness sincerity, and faith." - Swami Vivekananda

"Having lost religious faith and the humanistic values bound up with it, he [man] concentrated on technical and material values and lost the capacity for deep emotional experiences, for the joy and sadness that accompany them." - Erich Fromm

"Let us never forget that, to be profited, that is, to be spiritually improved in knowledge, faith, holiness, joy and love, is the end of hearing sermons, and not merely to have our taste gratified by genius, eloquence and oratory." - John Angell James

"The gospel is the good news that the everlasting and ever-increasing joy of the never-boring, ever-satisfying Christ is ours freely and eternally by faith in the sin-forgiving death and hope-giving resurrection of Jesus Christ." - John Piper

"The Gospel purifies and renews: it bears fruit wherever the community of believers hears and welcomes the grace of God in truth and lives in charity. This is my faith; this is my joy." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"It's dangerous faith in our untamed Savior that leads us to the joy we crave." - Randy Alcorn

"Faith, joy, optimism. But not the folly of closing your eyes to reality." - Josemaria Escriva

"The surest mark of a Christian is not faith, or even love, but joy." - Sam Shoemaker

"The surest mark of a Christian is not faith, or even love, but joy." - Samuel M. Shoemaker

"He may look on death with joy, who can look on forgiveness with faith." - Thomas Watson

"No grief has a right to immortality. That ground belongs to joy, to hope, to faith." - Henry Ward Beecher

"There are women named Faith, Hope, Joy, and Prudence. Why not Despair, Guilt, Rage, and Grief? It seems only right. 'Tom, I'd like you to meet the girl of my dreams, Tragedy.' These days, Trajedi." - George Carlin

"In joy or sorrow, health or sickness, prosperity or the reverse, the effort must still continue. One must rise after every fall and gradually acquire courage, faith, the will to succeed and the capacity to love." - Alexis Carrel

"If I pull from places of faith, joy and gratitude, then I have the wind of creativity behind me. And, my work in the world is much more effective." - Elizabeth Lesser

"Joy is peace dancing and peace is joy at rest." - F.B. Meyer

"If you wish to be good "Pantagruelists" (which is to say, live in peace, joy, health, and always dining well), never put too much faith in people who look out through a hole." - Francois Rabelais

"Love is happiness, but only when you believe it will last forever. Even though every time it turns out to be a lie, it's only faith that gives love its strength and its joy." - Sergei Lukyanenko

"Give my scallop-shell of quiet, My staff of faith to walk upon, My scrip of joy, immortal diet, My bottle of salvation, My gown of glory, hope's true gage; And thus I'll take my pilgrimage." - Walter Raleigh

"When we hear that Christ was made a curse for us, let us believe it with joy and assurance. By faith Christ changes places with us. He gets our sins, we get His holiness." - Martin Luther

"Love is never giving up and yet a lot of surrender. Self-care. Truth. Trust. Openness. Growth. Courage. Faith. Collaboration. Compassion. Communication. Affection. Support. Passion. Joy. Warmth. Mindfulness. Rigorous self-work. Sympatico, empathy, flow. Forgiveness." - Claudia Black

"The comfort of that lifestyle began to eat away at me like a cancer almost. It began to rob me of my joy and my faith. It kind of robbed me of my purpose." - Dominic Balli

"He who sows, even with tears, the precious seed of faith, hope, and love, shall doubtless come again with joy, bringing his sheaves with him, because it is the very nature of that seed to yield a joyful harvest." - Richard Cecil

"You have to have faith that there is a reason you go through certain things. I can't say I'm glad to go through pain, but in a way one must, in order to gain courage and really feel joy." - Carol Burnett

"Love is happiness, but only when you believe it will last forever. Even though every time it turns out to be a lie, it's only faith that gives love its strength and its joy." - Sergei Lukyanenko

"For me, it's a great joy to be together with priests: in the end, the bishop of Rome is the bishop and brother of all priests. His mandate is to confirm the brothers in the faith." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"Confession has been my habitual homecoming since I was a child. It is a consolation and a joy, and such joy, our faith teaches us, is meant for everyone. It is our vocation to bring it to as many people as possible." - Donald Wuerl

"If Jesus has become your hope, communicate this to others with your joy and your spiritual, apostolic and social engagement. Let Christ dwell within you, and having placed all your faith and trust in Him, spread this hope around you. Make choices that demonstrate your faith." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"If God tells us to do a thing we are to do it; if He tells us to believe a thing, we are to believe it; we are to have faith in God. Have faith in God, and if God tells you to believe a thing believe it, and then you will have peace and confidence and joy." - Dwight L Moody

"Christmas is joy, religious joy, an inner joy of light and peace." - Pope Francis

"Here is the truly Christian life, here is faith really working by love, when a man applies himself with joy and love to the works of that freest servitude in which he serves others voluntarily and for nought, himself abundantly satisfied in the fulness and riches of his own faith." - Martin Luther

"Hope and faith. You have to have hope and faith," - Gabrielle Giffords

"Faith. Trust. and Pixie Dust." - Walt Disney

"Faith and optimism are contagious." - Thom S. Rainer

"Love is faith and one faith leads to another." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"Have faith in your faith-and doubt your doubts." - Robert H Schuller

"We live by faith, and faith lives by exercise." - William Gurnall

"My reason nourishes my faith and my faith my reason." - Norman Cousins

"We receive by faith and we keep it by faith." - Benny Hinn

"Faith is not complacent; faith is action. You do' have faith and wait. When you have faith, you move." - Betty Eadie

"Faith is not complacent; faith is action. You don't have faith and wait. When you have faith, you move." - Betty Eadie

"Jesus is the author of faith, the provider of faith, and the object of faith." - Timothy Keller

"Some of us have young faith, some broken faith, and some mature faith." - John Townsend

"Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man." - Mahatma Gandhi

"And joy is always a promise." - Madeleine L'Engle

"Sleep in peace, and wake in joy." - Walter Scott

"Colors are light's suffering and joy" - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Joy and sadness come by turns." - Walker Percy

"The soul's calm sunshine and heartfelt joy." - Alexander Pope

"Drink deeply. Live in serenity and joy." - Gautama Buddha

"Friendship multiplies joy and divides sorrow." - Nicky Gumbel

"And her joy was nearly like sorrow." - John Steinbeck

"Hope elevates, and joy Brightens his crest." - John Milton

"Pain is short, and joy is eternal." - Friedrich Schiller

"Joy and woe are woven fine." - William Blake

"Grief, and an estate, is joy understood." - Gregory Nunn

"Sometimes I knew in all my mind and heart why I had done what I had done, and I welcomed the sacrifice. But there were times too when I lived in a desert and felt no joy and saw no hope and could not remember my old feelings. Then I lived by faith alone, faith without hope. What good did I get from it? I got to have love in my heart." - Wendell Berry

"If you abide in the love of Christ, rooted in the faith, you will encounter, even amid setbacks and suffering, the source of true happiness and joy. Faith does not run counter to your highest ideals; on the contrary, it elevates and perfects those ideals. Dear young people, do not be satisfied with anything less than Truth and Love, do not be content with anything less than Christ." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"Desire joy and thank God for it. Renounce it, if need be, for other's sake. That's joy beyond joy." - Robert Browning

"The future, higher evolution will belong to those who live in joy, who share joy, and who spread joy." - Torkom Saraydarian

"I say, choose faith. Choose faith over doubt, choose faith over fear, choose faith over the unknown and the unseen, and choose faith over pessimism." - Dallin H. Oaks

"Faith brings into our lives such freedom, such love, such peace, and such joy that there are no words in any language that can explain it. You have to have it in order to know it. You have to experience it in order to understand it. Faith liberates. It liberates love and hope. If I am free to love and free to hope, what more do I want of life?" - Catherine Doherty

"These early Saints were indeed homeless, but they were not hopeless. Their hearts were broken, but their spirits were strong. They had learned a profound and important lesson. They had learned that hope, with its attendant blessings of peace and joy, does not depend upon circumstance. They had discovered that the true source of hope is faith-faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and in His infinite Atonement, the one sure foundation upon which to build our lives." - Wilford W. Andersen

"If we want sincere harmony, peace and joy in our lives, we can have them, but we must be willing to do the work. We must make maintaining an awareness of our spiritual natures first in our lives. Our inner world is the architect of our external world. We don't lose faith in the goodness of life because we become angry and depressed. We become angry and depressed because we lose faith in the goodness of life." - Susan L Taylor

"These early Saints were indeed homeless, but they were not hopeless. Their hearts were broken, but their spirits were strong. They had learned a profound and important lesson. They had learned that hope, with its attendant blessings of peace and joy, does not depend upon circumstance. They had discovered that the true source of hope is faith-faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and in His infinite Atonement, the one sure foundation upon which to build our lives." - Wilford W. Andersen

"To commit herself to becoming "an apostle of Joy" when humanly speaking she might have felt at the brink of despair, was heroic indeed. She could do so because her joy was rooted in the certitude of the ultimate goodness of God's loving plan for her. And though her faith in this truth did not touch her soul with consolation, she ventured to meet the challenges of life with a smile. Her one lever was her blind trust in God." - Brian Kolodiejchuk

"I think people would be surprised to discover that their challenges and struggles are not too dissimilar to us, average ordinary people, we're all looking for essentially the same thing and I think that's faith and hope and love and meaning and of course satisfaction, peace, joy." - Judah Smith

"My work...is to shatter the faith of men here, there, and everywhere, faith in affirmation, faith in negation, and faith in abstention from faith, and this for the sake of faith in faith itself." - Miguel De Unamuno

"Darkness is a lower energy than light, and when you bring light to the presence of darkness you don't have to warn it, you don't have to tell it that it has to get away. It can't survive. Light dissolves darkness. And so does love dissolve hate and so does joy dissolve sadness and so does faith dissolve doubt and so on." - Wayne Dyer

"The seven principles of Kwanzaa - unity, self-determinat ion, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity and faith - teach us that when we come together to strengthen our families and communities and honor the lesson of the past, we can face the future with joy and optimism." - William J Clinton

"Continue to walk in the faith and, faithful to the mandate that has been entrusted to you, go out with solicitude and joy toward all creatures and pass on to them the gifts of salvation...Let yourselves be guided by the Holy Spirit to be the leaven of new life, salt of the earth and light of the world." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"The moment I realized God existed, I knew that I could not do othewise than to live for Him Alone...Faith strips the mask from the world and renders meaningless such words as anxiety, danger and fear, so the believer goes through life calmly and peacefully, with profound joy-like a child, hand and hand with his mother." - Charles de Foucauld

"The message of this season that is applicable throughout the year lies not in the receiving of earthly presents and treasures but in the forsaking of selfishness and greed and in going forward, seeking and enjoying the gifts of the Spirit, which Paul said are 'love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,meekness,temperance: against such there is no law' (Gal. 5:22-23)." - James E Faust

"[Believers] have joy and comfort-that joy that angels cannot give, and devils cannot take." - Christopher Fowler

"I too have known joy and sadness, and, on the whole, I prefer joy." - Ashleigh Brilliant

"You are desperate to communicate, to edify or entertain, to preserve moments of grace or joy or transcendence, to make real or imagined events come alive. But you cannot will this to happen. It is a matter of persistence and faith and hard work. So you might as well just go ahead and get started." - Anne Lamott

"Oh first of human blessings! and supreme, Fair peace! how lovely, how delightful thou! By whose wide tie, the kindred sons of men Live brothers like, in amity combin'd, And unsuspicious faith; while honest toil Gives every joy, and to those joys a right, Which idle, barbarous rapine but usurps." - James Thomson

"Let me begin now, this very night, to emulate Christ. Cast off forever will be the old self and with it defeat, despair, doubt, and disbelief. To a newness of life I come-a life of faith, hope courage, and joy. No task looms too large; no responsibility too heavy; no duty is a burden. All things become possible." - Thomas S Monson

"I have no joy in strife, Peace is my great desire; Yet God forbid I lose my life Through fear to face the fire. A peaceful man must fight For that which peace demands,- Freedom and faith, honor and right, Defend with heart and hands." - Henry Van Dyke

"As the days of spring arouse all nature to a green and growing vitality, so when hope enters the soul it makes all things new. It insures the progress which it predicts. Rooted in faith, growing up into love; these make the three immortal graces of the Gospel, whose intertwined arms and concurrent voices shed joy and peace over our human life." - James Freeman Clarke

"You all know that I have been sustained throughout my life by three saving graces - my family, my friends, and a faith in the power of resilience and hope. These graces have carried me through difficult times and they have brought more joy to the good times than I ever could have imagined." - Elizabeth Edwards

"If you're not careful to think and speak words of faith, worry will creep in, and it will not only steal your peace and joy, it will steal your 'today.' The present is the greatest gift God ever gives us. So hold on to the peace that's yours in Christ. Don't let it go." - Joyce Meyer

"Have faith to keep all the commandments of God, knowing that they are given to bless His children and bring them joy. [You] will encounter people who pick which commandments they will keep and ignore others that they choose to break. I call this the cafeteria approach to obedience. This practice of picking and choosing will not work. It will lead to misery. To prepare to meet God, one keeps all of His commandments. It takes faith to obey them, and keeping His commandments will strengthen that faith." - Russell M Nelson

"Hell is wherever Love is not, and Heaven Is Love's location. No dogmatic creed, No austere faith based on ignoble fear Can lead thee into realms of joy and peace. Unless the humblest creatures on the earth Are bettered by thy loving sympathy Think not to find a Paradise beyond." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"When the faith is strong enough, it is sufficient just to be. Its a journey towards simplicity, towards quietness, towards a kind of joy that is not in time. Its a journey that has taken us from primary identification with our body and our psyche, on to an identification with God, and ultimately beyond identification." - Ram Dass

"I think this is why the practice is such a comfort to secular urbanites like me-it's a technique, not a faith. You don't have to believe in anything, even yoga itself, to find joy and solace in the conscious joining of breath and movement, or relief in slowing the whirling of the mind. You just have to do it." - Michelle Goldberg

"Lord give me this seeing faith, then my work will never be monotonous. I will find joy in humoring the fancies and gratifying the wishes of all poor sufferers. O beloved sick, how doubly dear you are to me, when you personify Christ; and what a privilege is mine to be allowed to tend you." - Mother Teresa

"He who sows, even with tears, the precious seed of faith, hope and love shall doubtless come again, with joy and bring his sheaves with him; because it is in the very nature of that seed to yield, under the kindly influence secured to it, a joyful harvest." - Richard Cecil

"We are also told that this Spirit will enlighten our minds, fill our souls with joy, and help us know all things we should do.Promised personal revelation comes when we ask for it, prepare for it, and go forward in faith, trusting that it will be poured out upon us." - Julie B. Beck

"We are a church of sinners but we must not be afraid of holiness. Do not be afraid to aim for holiness and turn yourselves over to the love of God. Holiness does not mean performing extraordinary things but carrying out daily things in an extraordinary way that is with love, joy and faith." - Pope Francis

"Hell is wherever Love is not, and Heaven Is Love's location. No dogmatic creed, No austere faith based on ignoble fear Can lead thee into realms of joy and peace. Unless the humblest creatures on the earth Are bettered by thy loving sympathy Think not to find a Paradise beyond." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"He tried to weigh his soul to see if it was a poet's soul. Melancholy was the dominant note of his temperament, he thought, but it was a melancholy tempered by recurrences of faith and resignation and simple joy. If he could give expression to it in a book of poems perhaps men would listen." - James Joyce

"Hope is like a harebell, trembling from its birth,Love is like a rose, the joy of all the earth,Faith is like a lily, lifted high and white,Love is like a lovely rose, the world's delight.Harebells and sweet lilies show a thornless growth,But the rose with all its thorns excels them both." - Christina Rossetti

"Worship is the common sense of faith in a life to come; and the hours we devote to it will assuredly be among those upon which we shall reflect with most thankful joy when all things here shall have fallen into a very distant background, and when through the Atoning Mercy our true home has been reached at last." - Henry Parry Liddon

"When the faith is strong enough, it is sufficient just to be. It's a journey towards simplicity, towards quietness, towards a kind of joy that is not in time. It's a journey that has taken us from primary identification with our body and our psyche, on to an identification with God, and ultimately beyond identification." - Ram Dass

"Faith slips - and laughs, and rallies" - Emily Dickinson

"Some people bring joy wherever they go, and some people bring joy whenever they go." - Mark Twain

"And of course there is always joy in witnessing the joy of others" - David Nicholls

"Joy is more divine than sorrow; for joy is bread, and sorrow is medicine." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Joy is more divine than sorrow, for joy is bread and sorrow is medicine." - Henry Ward Beecher

"To get joy, we must give it and to keep joy, we must scatter it." - John Templeton

"There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward." - Khalil Gibran

"Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain." - Joseph Campbell

"There may be Peace without Joy, and Joy without Peace, but the two combined make Happiness." - John Buchan

"Joy is love exalted; peace is love in response; long-suffering is love enduring; gentleness is love in society; goodness is love in action; faith is love on the battlefield; meekness is love in tough situations; and temperance is love in training...." - Dwight L Moody

"To the extent that we nourish ourselves on Christ and are in love with him, we feel within us the incentive to bring others to him: Indeed, we cannot keep the joy of the faith to ourselves; we must pass it on." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"Do not yield to Satan's enticements; rather, stand firm for truth. The unsatisfied yearnings of the soul will not be met by a never-ending quest for joy amidst the thrills of sensation and vice. Vice never leads to virtue. Hate never promotes love. Cowardice never gives courage. Doubt never inspires faith." - Thomas S Monson

"Christians are meant to have the same vocation as their King, that of cross-bearers. It is this conscience of a high calling and of partnership with Jesus which brings gladness in tribulations, which makes Christians enter prisons for their faith with the joy of a bridegroom entering the bridal room." - Richard Wurmbrand

"I need more than a bedtime story, I need more than a youth group God.I am looking for a savior. A guide. An existential answer to my questions about purpose and meaning. I want true fulfilment in my Christian faith. I am looking for joy." - Don Miller

"I pray that your partnership with us in the faith may be effective in deepening your understanding of every good thing we share for the sake of Christ. For I have derived much joy and comfort from your love, my brother, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed through you." - Philemon

"Think joy, talk joy, practice joy, share joy, saturate your mind with joy, and you will have the time of your life today and every day all your life." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Christian life consists of faith and charity" - Martin Luther

"Faith engenders courage; and also requires it." - Ted Malloch

"Trust resides squarely between faith and doubt." - Warren G. Bennis

"Christian life consists of faith and charity." - Martin Luther

"Live by faith and not by fear." - Quentin L. Cook

"I fight fairly, and in good faith." - Edmond Francois Valentin About

"Worry and faith just don't mix." - Charles R Swindoll

"your faith and hope are in god." - Billy Graham

"Keep the faith, and keep going strong!" - Doreen Virtue



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