JoySee also Obedience, Obedient, ObeyA condition of great happiness coming from righteous living. The purpose of mortal life is for all people to have joy (2 Ne. 2:22–25). A full joy will come only through Jesus Christ (John 15:11; D&C 93:33–34; 101:36).The meek also shall increase their joy in the Lord, Isa. 29:19 (2 Ne. 27:30).I bring you good tidings of great joy, Luke 2:10.Your joy no man taketh away from you, John 16:22.The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, Gal. 5:22.The fruit thereof filled my soul with exceedingly great joy, 1 Ne. 8:12.Men are that they might have joy, 2 Ne. 2:25.The joy of the righteous shall be full forever, 2 Ne. 9:18.They may dwell with God in a state of never-ending happiness, Mosiah 2:41.I will give up all that I possess that I may receive this great joy, Alma 22:15.Perhaps I may be an instrument in the hands of God to bring some soul to repentance, and this is my joy, Alma 29:9.What joy, and what marvelous light I beheld, Alma 36:20.My Spirit shall fill your soul with joy, D&C 11:13.How great shall be your joy with him in the kingdom of my Father, D&C 18:15–16.In this world your joy is not full, but in me your joy is full, D&C 101:36.In this life I shall have joy, Moses 5:10–11.