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Beauty For Ashes

Isaiah 61:1-7 Beauty for ashes starts with the anointing. Beauty for ashes comes by the work of God's Spirit. Beauty for ashes is God's will and wish for you. Jesus came that men may have beauty for ashes. Isaiah 61 is a prophetic picture of the Messiah's ministry. It is full of promises of what can be ours as a result of what is the future coming of Jesus the Christ at the time it was written. This passage of scripture starts by informing us the Spirit of God was upon Jesus Christ. It was the anointing of the Holy Spirit upon Jesus that enabled Him to set the captives free, preach good news to the poor, bind up the broken-hearted, and release from darkness those who are in spiritual prisons. Good news to the poor is that they don't have to be poor anymore because Jesus Christ came. 2 Corinthians 8:9 That is beauty for ashes! Jesus was binding up the broken hearted. To be broken hearted is an emotional hurt. Jesus has made provision for your emotional w

Greater Works

John 14:12 You can do better than you've done previously. You can achieve more, do more, and also shine more. Your life can glorify God more. Good parents desire for their children to do better than they have done in life. The wish of responsible parents is for the coming generation to do better than they have done. The aim of parenting should be to raise children who carry on legacies, values, and virtues that will bless the next generation. That is the heart of our heavenly Father also. There's no human parent more responsible than God. God thinks in terms of generations. Psalm 78:6 Deuteronomy 11:19 There is a generation God has purposed for greater works! Hebrews 11:40 There is an end-time generation God has prepared for the manifestation of His glory! Hebrews 12:2 There is a generation that God expects to do better than every previous generation from the Bible I believe we are that generation. We are a generation whose moves, exploits, and achievement