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'''Joy''' is a feeling of exuberant [[happiness]] experienced at a particular time. It is referenced frequently in the [[Old Testament|Old]] and [[New Testament]]s, most notably in Luke 2:10-11:
 
'''Joy''' is a feeling of exuberant [[happiness]] experienced at a particular time. It is referenced frequently in the [[Old Testament|Old]] and [[New Testament]]s, most notably in Luke 2:10-11:
  
:"When an angel appeared to shepherds in the Galilean countryside to announce the birth of a [[Savior]], he said, "Do not be afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of a great joy which shall be for all the people; for today in the city of [[David]] there has been born for you a Savior, who is [[Christ]] the [[Lord]]."
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:"When an angel appeared to shepherds in the Galilean countryside to announce the birth of a [[Savior]], he said, ''"Do not be afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of a great joy which shall be for all the people; for today in the city of [[David]] there has been born for you a Savior, who is [[Christ]] the [[Lord]]."''
  
 
'''Joy''' is considered by many [[Christians]] to be one of the fruits of the [[Holy Spirit]].
 
'''Joy''' is considered by many [[Christians]] to be one of the fruits of the [[Holy Spirit]].
 
[[Category:Virtues]]
 
[[Category:Virtues]]
 
[[Category:Fruits of the Holy Spirit]]
 
[[Category:Fruits of the Holy Spirit]]

Latest revision as of 17:11, 2 December 2012

Joy is a feeling of exuberant happiness experienced at a particular time. It is referenced frequently in the Old and New Testaments, most notably in Luke 2:10-11:

"When an angel appeared to shepherds in the Galilean countryside to announce the birth of a Savior, he said, "Do not be afraid; for behold, I bring you good news of a great joy which shall be for all the people; for today in the city of David there has been born for you a Savior, who is Christ the Lord."

Joy is considered by many Christians to be one of the fruits of the Holy Spirit.