Remember that in the temple, Jesus unrolled a scroll, began reading and said today this is fulfilled in your hearing? Luke 4:21. This is my paraphrase of part of what Jesus was reading that day and is fulfilled, from Isaiah 61:3 :
to provide for those who grieve in Zion, to exchange beauty for ashes, strength for fear, gladness for mourning and peace for despair….
- Despair not (offbeatonpurpose.wordpress.com)
- Never Despair (Spurgeon’s Faith’s Checkbook) (forhisgloryandpraise.wordpress.com)
- Battles, Struggles and Victory (iaminhim.wordpress.com)