The Servant’s Proclamation

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These notes accompany the sermon found here.

Introduction

  • Today’s Texts: Isaiah 61:1-6; Luke 4:16-21.
  • Today’s Point: Jesus Christ claimed to be the liberating Servant-Messiah of Isaiah 61.

Good News to the Poor

See also Matthew 5:3-6.

Liberty to the Captives

See also Leviticus 25:8-55.

The Year of the Lord’s Favor

See Romans 1:18, 3:24; Isaiah 52:15; Hebrews 9:11-21, 10:22, 12:24;

The Day of Vengeance of our God

See Isaiah 61:2, 34:8, 35:4, 63:4; Acts 17:30-31; Revelation 22:10-15.

Encouragements

  • Repent and trust in the Lord Jesus Christ who claimed to be the liberating Servant-Messiah and proved it by his life, death, and
  • Praise God for his grace in the offer of salvation in Jesus Christ.

Notes

  • The Five “Servant Songs” of Isaiah: Isaiah 42:1–9; 49:1–7; 50:4–9; 52:13–53:12; 61:1–3.  [Webb, Barry. The Message of Isaiah: On Eagles’ Wings. Edited by J. A. Motyer and Derek Tidball, Inter-Varsity Press, 1996.]
  • How Isaiah 61:1-6 is  mentioned in the New Testament:  1-2:  Matthew 11:5; Luke 4:18-19, 7:22; Acts 4:27, 10:38, 26:18.  2-3:  Matthew 5:4.  3:  Luke 6:21. 6: 1 Peter 2:5, 2:9; Revelation 1:6, 20:6.
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