And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.(John 1:14)
And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. (John 8:32)
To the end that my glory may sing praise to thee, and not be silent. O LORD my God, I will give thanks unto thee for ever.
For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.
He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall give unto him the throne of his father David:
For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
And my soul shall be joyful in the LORD: it shall rejoice in his salvation.
Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit.
Make a joyful noise unto the LORD, all the earth: make a loud noise, and rejoice, and sing praise.
They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.
Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds.
A man hath joy by the answer of his mouth: and a word spoken in due season, how good is it!
Therefore with joy shall ye draw water out of the wells of salvation. 08-30-09
These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.
For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
And Rachel died, and was buried in the way to Ephrath, which is Bethlehem. Genesis 35:19
So Naomi returned, and Ruth the Moabitess, her daughter in law, with her, which returned out of the country of Moab: and they came to Bethlehem in the beginning of barley harvest. Ruth 1:22
Now David was the son of that Ephrathite of Bethlehem Judah, whose name was Jesse; and he had eight sons: and the man went among men for an old man in the days of Saul. 1st Samuel 17:12
But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting. Micah 5:2
Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, Matthew 2:1
And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us. Luke 2:15
Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil.
Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.
For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.
Let the heaven and earth praise him, the seas, and every thing that moveth therein
Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof.
Let the field be joyful, and all that is therein: then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice.
The LORD reigneth; let the earth rejoice; let the multitude of isles be glad thereof.
Come near, ye nations, to hear; and hearken, ye people: let the earth hear, and all that is therein; the world, and all things that come forth of it.
But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost. Matthew 1:20
And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, unto the city of David, which is called Bethlehem; (because he was of the house and lineage of David:) Luke 2:4
And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I bring thee word: for Herod will seek the young child to destroy him. Matthew 2:13