Bible Verses about Enjoying Life

bible verses about enjoying life

God’s Gifts and Enjoyment of Life:

  • Ecclesiastes 3:12 – “I know that there is nothing better for people than to be happy and to do good while they live.”
  • Ecclesiastes 2:24 – “A person can do nothing better than to eat and drink and find satisfaction in their own toil. This too, I see, is from the hand of God.”
  • Ecclesiastes 8:15 – “So I commend the enjoyment of life, because there is nothing better for a person under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. Then joy will accompany them in their toil all the days of the life God has given them under the sun.”
  • Ecclesiastes 9:9 – “Enjoy life with your wife, whom you love, all the days of this meaningless life that God has given you under the sun—all your meaningless days. For this is your lot in life and in your toilsome labor under the sun.”

God’s Goodness and Enjoyment of Life:

  • Psalm 16:11 – “You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.”
  • John 10:10 – “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.”
  • James 1:17 – “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.”
  • Psalm 28:7 – “The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him.”

Contentment and Enjoyment of Life:

  • Hebrews 13:5 – “Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, ‘Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.'”
  • Proverbs 15:16 – “Better a little with the fear of the Lord than great wealth with turmoil.”
  • 1 Timothy 6:6 – “But godliness with contentment is great gain.”
  • Proverbs 14:30 – “A heart at peace gives life to the body, but envy rots the bones.”

Enjoyment of God’s Creation:

  • Psalm 19:1 – “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.”
  • Psalm 104:24 – “How many are your works, Lord! In wisdom, you made them all; the earth is full of your creatures.”
  • Romans 1:20 – “For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that people are without excuse.”
  • Ecclesiastes 3:11 – “He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.”

Joy and Rejoicing:

  • Philippians 4:4 – “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!”
  • Psalm 118:24 – “This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.”
  • Romans 15:13 – “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”
  • Psalm 100:1-2 – “Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth. Worship the Lord with gladness; come before him with joyful songs.”

Gratitude and Enjoyment:

  • 1 Thessalonians 5:18 – “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”
  • Psalm 28:7 – “The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song, I praise him.”
  • Psalm 107:31 – “Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind.”
  • Psalm 100:4 – “Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.”

Hope and Enjoyment:

  • Romans 15:13 – “May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”
  • Jeremiah 29:11 – “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”
  • 2 Chronicles 15:7 – “But as for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded.”
  • 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 – “Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”

The Blessing of Enjoying Life:

  • 1 Timothy 4:4 – “For everything God created is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving.”
  • 1 Corinthians 10:31 – “Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.”
  • Ecclesiastes 8:15 – “So I commend the enjoyment of life because there is nothing better for a person under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. Then joy will accompany them in their toil all the days of the life God has given them under the sun.”
  • Galatians 5:22 – “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness.”

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