2 Peter 1:4: Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.
Galatians 5:22a: But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, . . .
When we are made partakers of the divine nature we are made partakers of joy that the tribulation predicted for believers cannot prevent or take away.
John 16:33: These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
Acts 14:22: Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.
John 15:11: These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full. 16:24 Hitherto have ye asked nothing in my name: ask, and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full.
Nehemiah 8:10b: . . . the joy of the LORD is your strength.
Psalms 21:1: The king shall joy in thy strength, O LORD; and in thy salvation how greatly shall he rejoice!
Acts 2:28: Thou hast made known to me the ways of life; thou shalt make me full of joy with thy countenance.
1 Peter 1:8: Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:
1 John 1:4: And these things write we unto you, that your joy may be full.
2 John 1:12: Having many things to write unto you, I would not write with paper and ink: but I trust to come unto you, and speak face to face, that our joy may be full.
Following are excerpts from a Charles Haddon Spurgeon devotional entitled Cheerful Holiness on Psalms 92:4b: Thou, Lord, hast made me glad through Thy work.