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Sermon Podcast: The Year of the Lord's Favor (Luke 4:14-21)

Rev. Penwell:

"So, just so we have this straight, Jesus comes to the synagogue on the Sabbath, “as was his custom”; he stands up to read, and is given the Isaiah scroll. At which time he reads a well-known Messianic text. Shaping up to be an interesting day, right?

"But then, in the first words Jesus speaks as an adult in Luke’s gospel (apart from reading scripture), he says “Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing.”


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