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Jesus Came to Comfort Those Who Mourn

Jan 2, 2015 8:30:00 AM

Editor's note: This is the fourth post in a special Christmas devotional series, focusing on Isaiah 61:1-3. You may also want to read the introduction, "A Front Row Seat to Holiness;" part 1, "What's the 'G' in UGM?"; part 2, "Recovery: a Story of Brokenness and Healing;" and part 3, "Jesus Came to Proclaim Freedom for the Captives."

And provide for those who grieve

By Phil Altmeyer, UGM Executive Director

“To comfort all who mourn, and provide for those who grieve in Zion – to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning.” Isaiah 61:2-3

Mourning and Comfort

Apr 9, 2013 10:28:00 AM

It is perhaps a blessing to be grieved by our past mistakes. Jesus said, "Blessed are those who mourn."