Monday Morning Prophecy #57 – The Messiah Would Preach the Good News of God

Wayne —  December 27, 2010 — Leave a comment

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Introduction

The Old Testament prophesied that the Messiah would come to preach the good news of God of the Father.

Old Testament Prophecy

The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me,
because the LORD has anointed me
to preach 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, [Isaiah 61:1-2 NIV]

New Testament Fulfillment

Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness among the people. [Matthew 4:23 NIV]

Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and sickness. [Matthew 9:35 NIV]

The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy are cured, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is preached to the poor. [Matthew 11:5 NIV]

After John was put in prison, Jesus went into Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God. [Mark 1:14 NIV]

After this, Jesus traveled about from one town and village to another, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom of God. The Twelve were with him, [Luke 8:1 NIV]

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