to provide for those who grieve in Zion--to give them a crown of beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and a garment of praise in place of a spirit of despair. So they will be called oaks of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that He may be glorified.
Cross ReferencesMatthew 15:13
But Jesus replied, "Every plant that My Heavenly Father has not planted will be pulled up by its roots.
1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are God's fellow workers; you are God's field, God's building.
You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, Your God, has placed You above Your companions by anointing You with the oil of joy."
You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.
You have loved righteousness and hated wickedness; therefore God, your God, has placed you above your companions by anointing you with the oil of joy.
wine that gladdens the heart of man, oil that makes his face to shine and bread that sustains his heart.
For the LORD takes pleasure in His people; He adorns the afflicted with salvation.
Open the gates that a righteous nation may enter--one that remains faithful.
Sing for joy, O heavens, for the LORD has done this; shout aloud, O depths of the earth. Break out into singing, O mountains, you forests and all your trees. For the LORD has redeemed Jacob, and revealed His glory in Israel.
I am bringing My righteousness near; it is not far away, and My salvation will not be delayed. I will grant salvation to Zion, My splendor to Israel.
Awaken, awaken, clothe yourself with strength, O Zion! Put on your garments of splendor, O Jerusalem, Holy City! For the uncircumcised and unclean will not again enter you.
Your sun will no longer set, and your moon will not wane; for the LORD will be your everlasting light, and the days of your sorrow will be over.
Then all your people will be righteous; they will possess the land forever; they are the branch of My planting, the work of My hands, so that I may be glorified.
But blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, whose confidence is Him.
He will be like a tree planted by the waters that sends out its roots toward the stream. It does not fear when the heat comes, and its leaves are always green. It will not worry in a year of drought or cease producing fruit.
Then the maidens will rejoice with dancing, young men and old as well. I will turn their mourning into joy, and give them comfort and joy for their sorrow.
And I will raise up for them a garden of renown, and they will no longer be victims of famine in the land or bear the scorn of the nations.
When I arrived, I saw a great number of trees along both banks of the river.
Chapter Outline1. The office of Christ
4. The forwardness
7. And blessing of the faithful
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