75 Confessions for a Joyful Heart

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Is your life truly filled with joy? If not, speaking God’s Word of joy over yourself out loud will help you receive a joyful heart from the Lord. The joy of the Lord is your strength; He wants you to have more joy than you can even express!

I have been asking the Lord for more joy lately.

I’m blessed, and I’m always grateful for that–but that doesn’t mean I am filled with joy. Sometimes I “feel” joyful, and sometimes I don’t. But, knowing that the joy of the Lord is my strength and that in His presence is fullness of joy, I desire to be filled with His joy and glory at all times! Don’t you?

So I felt led to begin studying joy.

Remember that joy is not a feeling; it is a fruit of the Spirit. It is something that God gives. And as I began studying joy in the Bible, I realized that we have to learn joy. We have to pay attention to what God says about joy, and then learn to operate in it and walk in it.

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    Learning about joy happens the same way we have to learn to walk in love, peace, patience, or any of the other fruit of the Spirit. Holy Spirit gives the joy, but we have to learn how to incorporate it into our daily lives and become filled with joy.

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    Well, with anything, it will always help to speak the Word of God over our situations.

    Proverbs 18:21 says that “Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit” (NKJV). So if we want to be filled with joy, we have to speak the word of life over ourselves. That word of life is always God’s Word–the Bible.

    So, I researched and wrote the 75 Biblical confessions below for a joyful heart.

    I encourage you to begin speaking some of these confessions over yourself every day. And even if you don’t speak all 75 of them, even speaking one–or ten!–every day will make a big difference!

    Are you ready? Speak these 75 Biblical confessions and declarations for a joyful heart over yourself right now:

    1. God’s goodness makes me joyful and glad of heart. (See 1 Kings 8:66.)
    2. I receive strength and gladness in the house of the Lord. (See 1 Chronicles 16:27.)
    3. I am not grieved, for the joy of the Lord is my strength. (See Nehemiah 8:10.)
    4. God makes me rejoice with great joy. I rejoice in the Lord so much that my rejoicing is heard far away. (See Nehemiah 12:43.)
    5. God has put more gladness in my heart than others have when their grain and wine increase! (See Psalm 4:7.)
    6. I rejoice and put my trust in God. I shout for joy because He defends me. I love His name, and I am joyful in Him. (See Psalm 5:11.)
    7. “I have set the Lord always before me; because He is at my right hand I shall not be moved. Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoices; my flesh also will rest in hope” (Psalm 16:8-9 NKJV).
    8. I always dwell in God’s presence, and I am filled with fullness of joy and pleasures forevermore. (See Psalm 16:11.)
    9. The statutes of the Lord are right, and they cause my heart to rejoice today. (See Psalm 19:8.)
    10. Lord, You make me most blessed forever; You make me glad with the joy of Your presence. (See Psalm 21:6.)
    11. “And now my head shall be lifted up above my enemies all around me, and I will offer in his tent sacrifices with shouts of joy; I will sing and make melody to the Lord” (Psalm 27:6 NKJV).
    12. “The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in Him, and I am helped; therefore my heart greatly rejoices, and with my song I will praise Him” (Psalm 28:7 NKJV).
    13. Weeping may endure for a night, but my joy comes in the morning! I decree and declare and confess that NOW is my morning time, and my joy is now! (See Psalm 30:5.)
    14. “You have turned for me my mourning into dancing; You have put off my sackcloth and clothed me with gladness, to the end that my glory may sing praise to You and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give thanks to You forever” (Psalm 30:11-12 NKJV).
    15. I am glad in the Lord and I rejoice. I shout for joy, for I am upright in heart and I am the righteousness of God in Jesus Christ! (See Psalm 32:11.)
    16. My soul waits for the Lord; He is my help and my shield. My heart rejoices in Him because I have trusted in His holy name. (See Psalm 33:20-21.)
    17. I delight myself in the Lord, and He gives me the desires of my heart. (See Psalm 37:4.)
    18. I clap my hands and shout unto God with a voice of triumph! (See Psalm 47:1.)
    19. God makes me hear joy and gladness today; everything that is broken in me is healed and rejoices. (See Psalm 51:8.)
    20. The Lord restores to me the joy of my salvation today. He upholds me with His generous Spirit. (See Psalm 51:12.)
    21. I seek the Lord. I rejoice, and I am glad in Him. I love His salvation, and I say continually, “The Lord be magnified!” (See Psalm 70:4.)
    22. My lips and my soul greatly rejoice when I sing unto the Lord. The Lord has redeemed my soul and my song! (See Psalm 71:23.)
    23. In the multitude of my anxieties within me, Your comforts delight my soul” (Psalm 94:19 NKJV).
    24. God gives me light and gladness, for I am righteous and upright of heart in Christ Jesus. (See Psalm 97:11.)
    25. I make a joyful noise to the Lord today! I serve the Lord with gladness; I come before His presence with singing. (See Psalm 100:1-2.)
    26. I glory in God’s holy name. My heart rejoices, for I seek the Lord. (See Psalm 105:3.)
    27. God remembers His holy promise to me, and He remembers to give me the blessings of Abraham. He brings me out with joy and gladness, for I am His child and His chosen one. (See Psalm 105:42-43.)
    28. This is the day the Lord has made; I rejoice and I am glad in it! (See Psalm 118:24.)
    29. I rejoice in the way of God’s testimonies as much as in all riches. (See Psalm 119:14.)
    30. God’s testimonies are my heritage; God’s testimonies are the rejoicing of my heart. (See Psalm 119:111.)
    31. The Lord has brought me back from captivity, and I am like those who dream. My mouth is filled with laughter and my tongue with singing. All the nations talk about how the Lord has done great things for me. And truly the Lord has done great things for me, and I am glad! (See Psalm 126:1-3.)
    32. As I have sown in tears, I now reap in joy. I have continually gone forth weeping, bearing seed for sowing. And now I come again with rejoicing, bringing my sheaves of harvest with me. (See Psalm 126:5-6.)
    33. My hope is gladness and joy, for I am the righteousness of God in Christ. (See Proverbs 10:28.)
    34. I have joy by the answer of my mouth, and I receive words spoken in due season that are good to my soul! (See Proverbs 15:23.)
    35. I have a joyful heart, and my joyful heart is good medicine to me. (See Proverbs 17:22.)
    36. My children are righteous and wise, and I rejoice and am glad in them. (See Proverbs 23:24.)
    37. For God gives wisdom and knowledge and joy to me, for I am righteous in His sight through Christ. (See Ecclesiastes 2:26.)
    38. I eat and drink with joy in my heart, for I do only the will of God and He has already approved what I do. I do only those things which please Him. (See Ecclesiastes 9:7.)
    39. The Lord has multiplied my nation; He has increased its joy; we rejoice before Him as with joy at the harvest, and we are glad, for we divide the spoil. (See Isaiah 9:3.)
    40. With joy I draw water from the wells of salvation today. (See Isaiah 12:3.)
    41. I shout and sing for joy, for great in my midst is the Holy One of Israel. (See Isaiah 12:6.)
    42. I am one of the ransomed of the Lord, and I shall return, and come to Zion with singing, with everlasting joy on my head. I shall obtain joy and gladness,
      and sorrow and sighing shall flee away. (See Isaiah 35:10 NKJV).
    43. I go out in joy and am led forth in peace. The mountains and the hills before me “shall break forth into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.” (See Isaiah 55:12.)
    44. “I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for He has clothed me with the garments of salvation, He has covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decks himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels” (Isaiah 61:10 NKJV.)
    45. “Your words were found, and I ate them, and Your word was to me the joy and rejoicing of my heart; for I am called by Your name, O Lord God of hosts” (Jeremiah 15:16 NKJV).
    46. “Though the fig tree may not blossom, nor fruit be on the vines; though the labor of the olive may fail, and the fields yield no food; though the flock may be cut off from the fold, and there be no herd in the stalls—yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will joy in the God of my salvation” (Habakkuk 3:17-18 NKJV).
    47. I sing, for I am a child of Zion. I am glad and rejoice with all my heart, for I am a child of Jerusalem. I rejoice because the Lord has taken away my judgments; He has cast out my enemy. The King of Israel, the Lord, is in my midst; I shall see disaster no more, in Jesus’ name! (See Zephaniah 3:14-15.)
    48. The Lord my God is in my midst; the Mighty One will save me. He will rejoice over me with gladness. He will quiet me with His love and rejoice over me with singing. (See Zephaniah 3:17.)
    49. I enter into the joy of my Master, Jesus, for I am His good and faithful servant and He says “Well done” to me. I have been faithful over a little; He will set me over much. (See Matthew 25:21.)
    50. “… My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior” (Luke 1:46-17 NKJV).
    51. The Gospel of Jesus Christ is good news of great joy to me. (See Luke 2:10.)
    52. I rejoice because my name is written in Heaven. (See Luke 10:20.)
    53. I even bring joy to the angels of God, for I win many sinners to Christ. (See Luke 15:10.)
    54. Jesus has spoken His Word to me, that His joy may be in me and that my joy may be full. (See John 15:11.)
    55. My heart rejoices, for I see Jesus; and no one can take my joy away. (See John 16:22.)
    56. I ask God in the name of Jesus for all that I desire, and I receive everything that I ask for; so my joy is full. (See John 16:24.)
    57. I am filled with joy and with God’s Holy Spirit, for I am a disciple of Jesus. (See Acts 13:52.)
    58. I also rejoice in God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom I have been reconciled to God. (See Romans 5:11.)
    59. I rejoice in hope. I am patient in trouble. I am constant in prayer. (See Romans 12:12.)
    60. I rejoice with those who rejoice. I am never envious or jealous of their blessings. (See Romans 12:15.)
    61. I am filled with righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit, and I demonstrate the Kingdom of God everywhere I go. (See Romans 14:17.)
    62. Now may the God of hope fill me with all joy and peace in believing, that I may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. (See Romans 15:13.)
    63. My abundance of joy overflows into a wealth of generosity. (See 2 Corinthians 8:1-2.)
    64. God the Holy Spirit fills me with all of His fruit today, including love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. (See Galatians 5:22-23.)
    65. I rejoice in the Lord always. And again I say, I rejoice! (See Philippians 4:4.)
    66. I am “strengthened with all might, according to His glorious power, for all patience and longsuffering with joy.” (See Colossians 1:11 NKJV).
    67. I am an imitator of the Lord and of His apostles, and even if I am in affliction I still receive the joy of Holy Spirit. (See 1 Thessalonians 1:6.)
    68. I rejoice always, pray without ceasing, and in everything give thanks. (See 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18.)
    69. I am not haughty, and I do not trust in uncertain riches. I trust in the living God, who gives me richly all things to enjoy. (See 1 Timothy 6:17.)
    70. I have great joy and consolation in the love of my brothers and sisters in Christ, for their company refreshes my heart. (See Philemon 1:7.)
    71. I count it all joy when I fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of my faith produces an abiding under the wings and overshadowing presence of God. (See James 1:2-3.)
    72. I love Jesus and I believe in Him. I rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory. I obtain the outcome of my faith, which is the salvation of my soul–my mind, will, and emotions. (See 1 Peter 1:8-9.)
    73. I rejoice when I share Christ’s sufferings, that I may also rejoice and be glad when His glory is revealed. (See 1 Peter 4:13.)
    74. I talk with the saints face to face, that my joy may be complete. (See 2 John 1:12.)
    75. “I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth” (3 John 1:4 NKJV).

    Beloved, did you speak those confessions for a joyful heart?

    Can you feel Holy Spirit and His power swirling over you, around you, and in you? Do you feel His joy rising up in your soul and spirit?

    If so, leave a comment below! And don’t give up or quit; keep speaking the Word about joy over yourself every day! You will find your life, heart, and emotions transformed as you do.

    4 Comments

    1. I spoke out loud all 75 confessions so powerful, I give God thanks

    2. Thank you Yahweh,thank you YESHUA HAMASIAC,thank you Jesus Christ…amen..God bless you Jamie

    3. My heart has been heavy without joy and peace, but after reading these 75 affirmations, I am the righteousness of God, my spirit is perfect. and I am inheritance. Thank you, Jamie. I love you with Jesus love.

    4. Phoebe Aluoch says:

      Amen and amen.. My heart is full of unspeakable joy, my heart rejoices, I am at peace and I feel so loved by our Almighty father God and I thank him for giving us his only begotten son Jesus Christ who came and demonstrated the love, the joy of God.. Thank you Jesus, thank you Lord Almighty God, thank you Holy spirit of God.

      Jamie, may Almighty God enlarge your territory, may the rewarder bless you for serving him and may the joy of the Lord never depart from your habitation in Jesus Mighty name 🙏

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