“To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified.” - Isaiah 61:3
by Nancy Cupp
The original painting is
24 x 18 x 1.5 inches
Acrylic on Canvas
© 2021. Nancy Cupp,
all rights reserved.
This painting is dedicated to Micah and Shoshanna Harrari, whose harp workshop was destroyed in a forest fire on August 15, 2021 that burned over 6000 acres north of Jerusalem. Harrari Harps have been making Biblical style harps since 1984 in Israel. Micah Harrari is thought to be the first Jewish harp maker back in Israel, since Bible times. They have been making harps for the Temple Institute in preparation for the third temple and the coming Messiah.
The acrylic paint used for this painting is mixed with the actual ashes from the Harrari Harp shop. Out of the ashes, comes the hope of new life through faith in God.
“To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be ca