Sunday 10/24/10 Pastor Alex sermon: Back to the Basics #4 Isaiah 61:1-4
The Spirit of the Lord is upon us like it was upon Jesus. Jesus came to proclaim freedom to us. He came to remove our heaviness and our brokenness. Jesus came to give us liberty and the oil of joy.
The Year of Jubilee happens every 49 years. It is a celebration of freedom to servants and captives. Today there are many Christians being held captive by things they won’t let go. God says for us to let these things go so He can set us free. He will give us joy and bless us. God wants us to continue on the path that He has for us but first we must let go and
There is a door open for all of us. Its an open doorway for us to become what we can be in Jesus. The problem is that we don’t want to leave our “comfort zone”. We fear the unknown and we won’t take what the Lord has for us.
We must realize that we are not walking in everything that God has for us. We must see
this and go to God for his help. We, through prayer and humility to God, can get into God’s presence to hear what He wants for us.
Isaiah 61:3 We should want to be “ called trees of righteousness “. We should want to have “ the planting of the Lord so God can be glorified “.