The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, You know who it is that speaks these words, our Lord Jesus himself. 1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; 2 To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn; 3 To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified. Christ's satisfaction is accepted. 61 The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; 2 To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn; The crossing of the Red Sea forms the background for 11:15 and 43:2,16-17 , and other allusions occur in 4:5-6 ; 31:5 ; 37:36 (see notes on these verses). Those whom He sets at liberty, he sets to work. (4-9) The church praises God for these mercies. His doctrine contains glad tidings indeed to those who are humbled before God.4-9 Promises are here made to the Jews returned out of captivity, which extend to all those who, through grace, are delivered out of spiritual thraldom. INTRODUCTION TO ISAIAH 61. 6 But ye shall be named the Priests of the Lord: men shall call you the Ministers of our God: ye shall eat the riches of the Gentiles, and in their glory shall ye boast yourselves. To such as are poor in spirit, Christ preached good tidings when he said, Blessed are the meek. Verses 1-11. King James Version Update. Isaiah 61:3. For I the LORD love judgment, I hate robbery for burnt offering; and I will direct their work in truth, … KJV 1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; NIV 1 The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me, because the LORD has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. 61 The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; [] he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; [] 2 to proclaim the year of the Lord 's favor, and the day of vengeance of our God; They must be humbled, and led to know their own character and wants, by the Holy Spirit, that they may see and feel their need of the sinner's Friend and Saviour. Isaiah 61:7 Context. 4 And they shall build the old wastes, they shall raise up the former desolations, and they shall repair the waste cities, the desolations of many generations. 61 The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; 2 To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn; 3 To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified. Let us be earnest in prayer, that the Lord God may cause that righteousness to spring forth among us, which constitutes the excellence and glory of the Christian profession.Commentary by Matthew Henry, 1710. Christ was to be a Comforter, and so he is; he is sent to comfort all who mourn, and who seek to him, and not to the world, for comfort. 6 But ye shall be named the Priests of the LORD: men shall call you the Ministers of our God: ye shall eat the riches of the Gentiles, and in their glory shall ye boast yourselves. Font Size. He will do all this for his people, that they may abound in the fruits of righteousness, as the branches of God's planting. 11 For as the earth bringeth forth her bud, and as the garden causeth the things that are sown in it to spring forth; so the Lord God will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations. Isaiah 61 Parallel Chapters. Isaiah 61:1-2. An unholy soul is like a city that is broken down, and has no walls, like a house in ruins; but by the power of Christ's gospel and grace, it is fitted to be a habitation of God, through the Spirit. 11 For as the earth bringeth forth her bud, and as the garden causeth the things that are sown in it to spring forth; so the Lord GOD will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations. 5 And strangers shall stand and feed your flocks, and the sons of the alien shall be your plowmen and your vinedressers. Isaiah 61 King James Version (KJV). All believers are made, to our God, kings and priests; and always ought to conduct themselves as such. Font Size. When, by the grace of God, we attain to holy indifference as to the affairs of this world; when, though our hands are employed about them, our hearts are not entangled with them, but preserved entire for God and his service, then the sons of the alien are our ploughmen and vine-dressers. 10 I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels. Isaiah 61 King James Version (KJV). For I the LORD love judgment, I hate robbery for burnt offering; and I will direct their work in truth, … 61 The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; 2 To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn; Isaiah 62 62 1 For Zion's sake will I not hold my peace, and for Jerusalem's sake I will not rest, until the righteousness thereof go forth as brightness, and the salvation thereof as a lamp that burneth. Isa 61:1 ¶ The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; : Isa 61:2 : To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn; King James Version (KJV) Bible Book List. 10 I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels. 7 For your shame ye shall have double; and for confusion they shall rejoice in their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess the double: everlasting joy shall be unto them. The Year of the LORD’s Favor - The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me, because the LORD has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. 5 And strangers shall stand and feed your flocks, and the sons of the alien shall be your plowmen and your vinedressers. King James Version Update. King James Version (KJV) Bible Book List. The Messiah, his character and office. Isaiah 2:12 For the day of the LORD of hosts shall be upon every one that is proud and lofty, and upon every one that is lifted up; and he shall be brought low: Isaiah 13:6 Howl ye; for the day of the LORD is at hand; it shall come as a destruction from the Almighty. Those who have the Lord for their portion, have reason to say, that they have worthy portion, and to rejoice in it. Isaiah 61. 9 And their seed shall be known among the Gentiles, and their offspring among the people: all that see them shall acknowledge them, that they are the seed which the Lord hath blessed. His service is perfect freedom; it is the greatest honour. The Year of the Lord's Favor (Matthew 2:19-23; Matthew 13:53-58; Mark 6:1-6; Luke 2:39-40; Luke 4:16-30) NIV: ESV: NASB: KJV: HCSB: 1 The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me, because the LORD has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. This Scourby Bible Reading Video is being aired with permission of the copyright owner LITCHFIELD ASSOCIATES, all rights are reserved. They shall spread far; the great salvation shall be published and proclaimed, to the ends of the earth. Isaiah 61:1. Isaiah 61 King James Version (KJV). Isaiah often alludes to earlier events in Israel's history, especially the exodus from Egypt. Isaiah 61 King James Version << Isaiah 60 | Isaiah 61 | Isaiah 62 >> Good Tidings of Salvation to Zion. What prophet talked about 'The Year of the Lord'. So duly, so constantly, and with such advantage to mankind, will the Lord God cause righteousness and praise to spring forth. 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Let the children of godly parents be such, that all may see the fruits of a good education; an answer to the prayers for them, in the fruit of God's blessing.10,11 Those only shall be clothed with the garments of salvation hereafter, that are covered with the robe of Christ's righteousness now, and by the sanctification of the Spirit have God's image renewed upon them. In the fulness of heaven's joys we shall receive more than double for all our services and sufferings. 61 The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; 2 To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn; In this chapter both Christ and the church are introduced speaking, in their turns. Sin and Satan were to be destroyed; and Christ triumphed over them on his cross. 8 For I the LORD love judgment, I hate robbery for burnt offering; and I will direct their work in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them. These blessings shall spring forth for ages to come, as the fruits of the earth. 5 And strangers shall stand and feed your flocks, and the sons of the alien shall be your plowmen and your vinedressers. (10,11)1-3 The prophets had the Holy Spirit of God at times, teaching them what to say, and causing them to say it; but Christ had the Spirit always, without measure, to qualify him, as man, for the work to which he was appointed. 7 For your shame ye shall have double; and for confusion they shall rejoice in their portion: therefore in their land they shall possess the double: everlasting joy shall be unto them. Isaiah 61. Isaiah 34:2 (1-3) His promises of the future blessedness of the church. Isaiah 61 New King James Version << Isaiah 60 | Isaiah 61 | Isaiah 62 >> Good Tidings of Salvation to Zion. Neither the mercy of God, the atonement of Christ, nor the gospel of grace, profit the self-sufficient and proud. 4 And they shall build the old wastes, they shall raise up the former desolations, and they shall repair the waste cities, the desolations of many generations. 61 The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; 2 To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn; Isaiah 61 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;... Read verse in King James Version To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all … Introduction. 9 And their seed shall be known among the Gentiles, and their offspring among the people: all that see them shall acknowledge them, that they are the seed which the LORD hath blessed. Thou shalt also be a crown of glory in the hand of the LORD, and a royal diadem in the hand of thy God. Isaiah 61 - The Spirit of the Lord GOD [is] upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to [them that are] bound; But the children of men, who stand out against these offers, shall be dealt with as enemies. Isaiah 61 61 1 The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; King James Version (KJV) Bible Book List. By the dominion of sin in us, we are bound under the power of Satan; but the Son is ready, by his Spirit, to make us free; and then we shall be free indeed. The poor are commonly best disposed to receive the gospel, #Jas 2:5|; and it is only likely to profit us when received with meekness. 8 For I the Lord love judgment, I hate robbery for burnt offering; and I will direct their work in truth, and I will make an everlasting covenant with them. Isaiah 61:10. Nor will it justify any man's robbery to say, it was for burnt-offerings; and that robbery is most hateful which is under this pretence. God desires truth, and therefore hates all injustice. King James Version Update. 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