I was reading Isaiah 61 today and "beauty for ashes" stuck with me today. It is not my first time reading or hearing "beauty for ashes" but today it really stuck with me. I wanted to know more about "beauty for ashes" so I went to chapter 60 and read what was going on. I'm not going to go into the history, that will be for a sermon to come, but basically what I received this morning is, God got it and He is going to turn it around for our good!!
Read Isaiah 61: 1- 3.
Do you see it? That is definitely shouting territory!! You mean to tell me, you will receive "beauty for ashes, "joy for mourning", "praise instead of despair"? Everything you and I have gone through, God is turning it around!! Are you going through this morning? Let me encourage you, God is turning it around. The very people that are trying to tear you down, will be used to build you back up. The despair you have carried, will be lifted and all you can do is praise Him. No one can understand the praise, but you, because you will have a "but God moment".
I'm so full of excitement this morning!! To know that God is turning it around for you!! God is about to do something so powerful in your life this day!! Get ready! Get your praise on! Get your shout on! He is turning it around!!
Prayer gives you power to walk on purpose