When you think about the power of the Gospel, you probably imagine the impact it’s had on your life. Maybe you think of your family and friends who have found comfort, rest, and peace in Scripture. But when you read the Bible through the eyes of the hurting, poor, and needy, it gives you a new perspective. The words of Scripture are life changing for everyone. But for those facing persecution and poverty, those words could be their only source of hope. And the Gospel doesn’t offer hope in half measures. It proclaims hope, love, and peace, loudly and joyfully. Few places show the hope of Scripture so clearly as Isaiah 61: The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners … to comfort all... View Article
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