GOD’S PROMISE

Dec 21, 2023Wednesday in the Word

WEDNESDAY IN THE WORD    December 20, 2023

GOD’S PROMISE

Isaiah 42: 1 and Luke 4:18-19 NRSV

“Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen, in whom

my soul delights; I have put my spirit upon him; he will

bring forth justice to the nations.”

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has

anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent

me to proclaim release to the captives and recovery of

sight to the blind, to set free those who are oppressed, to

proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.”

God’s Servant will bring forth justice to the nations. Although we will face situations in life where the rules don’t neatly apply, where there’s not a clear-cut easy decision to make what we do? What we need? Because here’s the challenge, every day our natural tendency is to lean on our own perspective of justice. Ever since humanity’s fall in the garden, our natural tendency is to assume that our immediate view of things is always the right view of things. What’s going to help us overcome that natural tendency? Well, it doesn’t matter who we are, and some point in our life we experience a sense of need for direction and guidance in life. Know this, when we draw nearer to God, we increase our relationship with Him and depend upon his guidance.

God’s work is accomplished through Jesus. Ultimately, God breaks the bow and shatters the spear of the enemy through the work of Jesus on the cross and Jesus is the one who has been highly exalted over every nation. While we still live in a fallen world, one day Jesus will come in judgment and bring peace. We can take refuge in his Word, ask Him to be our shelter in prayer, and remind ourselves–as well as our family in Christ–that God is the best place to find our sense of peace and security.

He has called us. His promise is available. The Spirit of God equips us to bring–God’s abundant love, healing to the broken, his light to a blind world, and liberation to the oppressed.

Believe in God’s HOPE

Share the LOVE of Christ

Bring JOY to the world in your actions.

Pursue Peace.

As a community of faith, we are to share the power of God with the people we meet. That power is through our unique story with a testimony as the Spirit of God has transformed our lives. How have you changed through your God-given blessings? Whether our stories are dramatic or quite ordinary, they all show an aspect of God’s faithfulness through Jesus Christ — to proclaim He is light, He is truth, and He brings forth justice to the nations. And He calls us to participate in His work.Our faithfulness is God’s faithfulness in our lives. AMEN!

ADVENT BLESSINGS

Rev.Carole

 

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