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Good News for the Poor (Luke 4:16-30)

Pastor Eugene Smith, January 24, 2016
Part of the Sunday Sermon series, from a Sunday Church service

Pastor Eugene Smith, Sunday, January 24, 2016
Luke 4:16-30

"Good News for the Poor"

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Luke 4:16-30

16And he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up: and, as his custom was, he went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and stood up for to read. 17And there was delivered to him the book of the prophet Esaias. And when he had opened the book, he found the place where it was written, 18The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he has sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, 19To preach the acceptable year of the Lord. 20And he closed the book, and he gave it again to the minister, and sat down. And the eyes of all them that were in the synagogue were fastened on him. 21And he began to say to them, This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears. 22And all bore him witness, and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth. And they said, Is not this Joseph' son? 23And he said to them, You will surely say to me this proverb, Physician, heal yourself: whatever we have heard done in Capernaum, do also here in your country. 24And he said, Truly I say to you, No prophet is accepted in his own country. 25But I tell you of a truth, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elias, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, when great famine was throughout all the land; 26But to none of them was Elias sent, save to Sarepta, a city of Sidon, to a woman that was a widow. 27And many lepers were in Israel in the time of Eliseus the prophet; and none of them was cleansed, saving Naaman the Syrian. 28And all they in the synagogue, when they heard these things, were filled with wrath, 29And rose up, and thrust him out of the city, and led him to the brow of the hill where on their city was built, that they might cast him down headlong. 30But he passing through the middle of them went his way, (AKJV)

 

 

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