They joyful flourishing of Christ's Kingdom.
Isaiah 35:1 But the desert & wildernesse shall reioyce, the waste ground shall be glad and florishe as the Lilie. Isaiah 35:2 She shall florishe pleasauntly and be ioyfull, and euer be geuing thankes more and more: For the glorie of Libanus, the beautie of Charmel and Saron shalbe geuen her: These shall knowe the honour of the Lorde, & the maiestie of our God.
The weak are encouraged by the virtues and privileges of the Gospel.
Isaiah 35:3 And therfore strength the weake handes, and comfort the feeble knees. Isaiah 35:4 Say vnto them that are of a fearfull heart, be of good cheare and feare not, beholde your God commeth to take vengeaunce, and you shall see the rewarde that God geueth: God commeth his owne selfe, and wyll delyuer you. Isaiah 35:5 Then shall the eyes of the blynde be lyghtened, and the eares of the deaffe opened. Isaiah 35:6 Then shall the lame men leape as an Hart, & the dumbe mans tongue shall geue thankes: for in the wildernesse there shall welles spryng, and fluddes of water in the desert. Isaiah 35:7 The drye grounde shal turne to riuers, and the thirstie to sprynges of water: wheras dragons dwelt afore, there shal growe sweete flowres & greene russhes. Isaiah 35:8 There shalbe foote pathes & common streetes, this shalbe called the holy way: no vncleane person shall go through it, for the Lorde hym selfe shall go with them that way, and the wayfayrer nor ignoraunt shall not erre. Isaiah 35:9 There shalbe no lion, & no rauishyng beastes shall come therin nor be there, but men redeemed shall go there free and safe. Isaiah 35:10 And the redeemed of the Lorde I say shall conuert and come to Sion with thankesgeuyng: euerlastyng ioy shall they haue, pleasure and gladnesse shalbe among them, and as for all sorowe and heauinesse it shall vanishe.