John 15:5 NIV
5 “I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in Me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from Me you can do nothing.
For the joy set before Him He endured the cross
Philippians 4:4-7 NIV
4 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! 5 Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. 6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
“The Lord your God is with you. He is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you. He will quiet you with His love. He will rejoice over you with singing.”
Psalm 30:11 NLT
11 You have turned my mourning into joyful dancing.
You have taken away my clothes of mourning and clothed me with joy,
“God cannot give us happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing.” ~C.S. Lewis
Practice God’s Presence!