Isaiah, 61

Isaiah, 61

The Anointed One's Mission ● 11 verses ● 1 min

Isaiah 61 is a prophecy about the coming of the Anointed One, who will bring good news to the oppressed, bind up the brokenhearted, and proclaim liberty to the captives. He will bestow beauty for ashes, gladness for mourning, and a garment of praise for a spirit of heaviness. The Anointed One will establish righteousness and praise in the earth, and his people will be called priests and ministers of the Lord.

Isaiah 61 is a beautiful and powerful chapter that speaks to the heart of the gospel message. It foreshadows the coming of Jesus, who would fulfill this prophecy by preaching the good news of the kingdom and healing the sick, the brokenhearted, and the oppressed. The passage also speaks to the power of transformation that comes from following the Anointed One. The ashes of our brokenness can be transformed into a beautiful display of God's glory, and our mourning can be turned into joy. Finally, the passage reminds us of our calling as people of God - to serve as ministers and priests, continuing the work of the Anointed One in bringing freedom, healing, and righteousness to the world.


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Isaiah, 61

The Anointed One's Mission

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;

Isaiah, Chapter: 61, Verse: 1

To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;

Isaiah, Chapter: 61, Verse: 2

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.

Isaiah, Chapter: 61, Verse: 3

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.

Isaiah, Chapter: 61, Verse: 4

And strangers shall stand and feed your flocks, and the sons of the alien shall be your plowmen and your vinedressers.

Isaiah, Chapter: 61, Verse: 5

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.

Isaiah, Chapter: 61, Verse: 6

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, Chapter: 61, Verse: 7

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, Chapter: 61, Verse: 8

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.

Isaiah, Chapter: 61, Verse: 9

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, Chapter: 61, Verse: 10

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, Chapter: 61, Verse: 11


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How many verses does Isaiah, chapter 61 have?

There are 11 verses in the book of Isaiah.

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