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The Mission of God for the People of God (A Sermon on Luke 4:14-21)

The Mission of God for the People of God (A Sermon on Luke 4:14-21)

(This is a message I preached at Lebanon, Missouri Church of the Nazarene on October 21, 2012.  A small portion of this message previously appeared in this blog as “What is Good News to the Poor,” though this is now the complete message.  I have tweaked it a bit for better reading and added a […]

What is “good news” to the poor?

What is “good news” to the poor?

Not too long into His public ministry, Jesus returned to His home town of Nazareth.  Being the Sabbath day, he went to the Synagogue as any good Jew of His day would do.  Perhaps because he was there as a guest or maybe because word had spread all over Galilee about what He was preaching […]