Here is a sermon I gave at the youth devotional we hosted! Hope you enjoy! If you want to watch the full devotional with the singing and scripture reading, check out our YouTube page!
If the last line of Luke 4:18 seemed odd to us because Jesus cited the Septuagint (LXX) instead of the Hebrew text, then this will be even more puzzling to us because this line is found nowhere in Isaiah 61.… Read More »To Set Free Those Who Are Oppressed [pt. 5]
There are a couple of differences between Jesus’s quotation of Isaiah 61:1 in Luke 4:18 and the normal translation of Isaiah 61 based on the Hebrew Bible. For one, Jesus omits “He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted”… Read More »Recovery of Sight to the Blind [pt. 4]
In this study of Luke 4:18, we now come to one of the more difficult lines in the passage. Part of the difficulty here is that the word for captives (aichmalōtos) is only used here in the New Testament. This… Read More »Proclaim Release to the Captives [pt. 3]