How Can It Be?
As we look around, we see the many wounded souls who are filled with sadness, despair, pain, and suffering. They walk in bondage to their pasts and walk paths of brokenness instead of wholeness. But Christ came to set us free! His Word is True. He is the Key to overcoming all that we face in this life. No matter our struggles. No matter our shame. We can give it all to The One who already knows the outcome and has already come to set us free. Our freedom is found in Him.
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 proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor
and the day of vengeance of our God,
to comfort all who mourn,
and provide for those who grieve in Zion—
to bestow on them a crown of beauty
instead of ashes,
the oil of joy
instead of mourning,
and a garment of praise
instead of a spirit of despair.
They will be called oaks of righteousness,
a planting of the Lord
for the display of his splendor.