Good News

Proverbs 25:25 “As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country.”

(a reference to the kingdom of heaven!)

15:30 “The light of the eyes rejoiceth the heart: and a good report maketh the bones fat.”

1st Corinthians 1:21-31 “. . . according as it is written, He that glorieth, let him glory in the Lord.”

Ecclesiastes 3:1-4 “To everything there is a season . . . A time to weep, and a time to laugh. . . .”

Luke 6:20-23 “Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh.”

Psalm 126:5-6 “They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.”

John 16:19-22 “. . . your sorrow shall be turned into joy. . . . I will see you again. . . .”

Matthew 10:29-31 “But the very hairs of your head are all numbered.”

1st Corinthians 15:51-58 “. . . then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.”

Matthew 11:1-6 “Go and show John. . . . And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in me.”

Isaiah 40:3-5 “And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together. . . .”

vs. 9-11 “. . . good tidings . . . Behold, the Lord God will come with strong hand. . . .”

vs. 28-31 “. . . hast thou not heard . . . But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength . . . ”

Psalm 28:7 “The Lord is my strength and shield . . . therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth. . . .”

v. 10 “When my father and my mother forsake me, then the Lord will take me up.”

Hebrews 13:5 “. . . for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.”

37:34-40 (Parts of this passage are a little “negative.” Don’t read them if you only want to think optimistically.)

Proverbs 19:23 “The fear of the Lord tendeth to life: and he that hath it . . . shall not be visited with evil.”

Romans 8:28 “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God. . . .”

v. 31 “If God be for us, who can be against us?”

John 16:33 [Leave out the middle part.] “. . . but be of good cheer: I have overcome the world.”

1st Chronicles 16:27 (vs. 25-33) “Glory and honour are in his presence; strength and gladness are in his place.”

Psalm 46:4 “There is a river, the streams whereof shall make glad the city of God . . . of the most High.”

46:11–47:1 “The Lord of hosts is with us. . . . O clap your hands, all ye people; shout unto God. . . .”

98:4-8 “Make a joyful noise unto the Lord . . . . Let the floods clap their hands: let the hills be joyful together. . . .”

Isaiah 55:6-13 “. . . the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.”

56:8 “The Lord God which gathereth the outcasts of Israel saith, Yet will I gather others to him, beside those. . . .”

John 17:20 “Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word. . . .”

Luke 12:32 “Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.”

Matthew 28:1:1-10 “He is not here: for he is risen, as he said.”

1st John 3:2 “. . . but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him. . . .”

Psalm 17:15 “As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.”

Isaiah 66:9-14 “And when ye see this, your heart shall rejoice, and your bones shall flourish like an herb. . . .”

(You’ll have fat bones!)