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10 Bible Verses about Celebration

Celebration is essential to kingdom-living. God invites His people to celebrate because He is a God of celebration.

Biblical celebration at its core is dwelling on the goodness of God. We engage in celebration when we place our confidence in God's goodness. Enjoying our lives, our world, and our God is the essence of celebration.

The Bible speaks often of celebration and instructs us to make celebration a part of the regular rhythm of our lives. Here are 10 Bible verses that speak to the invitation to celebrate God's goodness:

Psalm 145:7

They shall eagerly utter the memory of Your abundant goodness and will shout joyfully of Your righteousness.

Psalm 95:2

Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving, let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms.

Jeremiah 31:12

… they will be radiant with joy because of the Lord’s goodness …

Exodus 23:14

“Three times a year you shall celebrate a feast to Me.

Psalm 126:3

The Lord has done great things for us; we are glad.

Isaiah 30:29

You will have songs as in the night when you keep the festival, and gladness of heart as when one marches to the sound of the flute, to go to the mountain of the Lord, to the Rock of Israel.

Psalm 34:3

O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt His name together.

Nehemiah 8:10

Then he said to them, “Go, eat of the fat, drink of the sweet, and send portions to him who has nothing prepared; for this day is holy to our Lord. Do not be grieved, for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”

Matthew 22:2

“The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding feast for his son.

Nahum 1:15

Behold, on the mountains the feet of him who brings good news, who announces peace!

Celebrate your feasts, O Judah; pay your vows.

Let's celebrate God's goodness together! How has God been good to you in this season?


Do you want a reason to celebrate? God has given you His Spirit!

Romans 8 is one of the greatest chapters in all of Scripture! Filled to the brim with good news for the believer, it paints a compelling picture of life in the Spirit.

God has made provision for us to live in victory. He has designed abundant life, overflowing with joy and peace, for every child of God. There is a way to live unshaken by circumstances, filled with the assurance of His good purposes, and fruitful in the good work He has called us to. We can overcome sin and walk in freedom. We can give thanks in all circumstances. We can believe God against all odds.

How, you may ask?

Only by the Spirit. Learn how to walk in the power of the Holy Spirit every day with the Life in the Spirit Bible study.


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