No matter what your past has been, God can restore your life and give you a better future. The verse in the Bible talks about turning ashes and mourning into a thing of beauty. If you’re feeling discouraged or in any way un-lovely, I pray that these verse and quotes will restore your hope and joy!
As we pour out our bitterness, God pours in his peace.
Most laws condemn the soul and pronounce sentence. The result of the law of my God is perfect. It condemns but forgives. It restores – more than abundantly – what it takes away.
Then man prays to God, and he accepts him; he sees his face with a shout of joy, and he restores to man his righteousness.
A believer may pass through much affliction, and yet secure very little blessing from it all. Abiding in Christ is the secret of securing all that the Father meant the chastisement to bring us.
Failing is not a disgrace unless you make it the last chapter of your book.
Do not grudge the Hand that is molding the still too shapeless image within you. It is growing more beautiful, though you see it not, and every touch of temptation may add to its perfection.
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.
I thank the Lord that, even though things were so wrong in my life here, I finally was brought to the realization of what all those struggles were about. There are some wonderful things from your painful past, things with a beauty you may not have realized at the time.
When God is involved, anything can happen. Be open. Stay that way. God has a beautiful way of bringing good vibrations out of broken chords.
When God forgives, He at once restores.
To grant to those who mourn in Zion—to give them a beautiful headdress instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, the garment of praise instead of a faint spirit
We will stand amazed to see the topside of the tapestry and how God beautifully embroidered each circumstance into a pattern for our good and His glory.
He has a purpose in every pain He allows in our lives.
Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.
The Son of God alone can restore us to God, for He shed His blood to cleanse our sins and give us a new life.
Jesus Christ became Incarnate for one purpose, to make a way back to God that man might stand before Him as He was created to do, the friend and lover of God Himself.
When we stray from His presence, He longs for you to come back. He weeps that you are missing out on His love, protection and provision. He throws His arms open, runs toward you, gathers you up, and welcomes you home.
O Lord, you have brought up my soul from Sheol; you restored me to life from among those who go down to the pit.
If these verses and quotes have helped you today, then go out and share this good news with someone else who is hurting, and give them beauty for their ashes!