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."
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
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."