Isaiah Chapter 61
1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;
3 To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.
10 I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels.
11 For as the earth bringeth forth her bud, and as the garden causeth the things that are sown in it to spring forth; so the Lord GOD will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations.
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Dorothy M. Fitzgerald's Isaiah Chapter 61 comment on 4/25/2018, 6:58am...
This is a great / awesome chapter. this chapter is very personal to me, because being a part of the body of Christ, it confirms to me that their is a time when God will set his church back in position and the work of the church will go forth . The work that I speak of is mentioned in verse 1 thru 3. Verses 4 thru 7 lets you know that there is a reward for suffering in the holy Place in God .
Dennis Hauze's Isaiah Chapter 61 comment on 1/25/2018, 11:33am...
Symbolism and metaphor abounds in Isaiah 61. What then is the spiritual meaning of the "oil of joy" reference in verse 3, and why that metaphor?
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