Today we find that God is the Lord of compassion. In Isaiah, where we’ve been studying prophecy, we find Isaiah 61 and its description of the ministry of the Lord Jesus. He was sent by the “Spirit of the Lord” and because of that, we see a prominent aspect of the Lord’s nature that applies to every one of us.
Jesus arrived on the scene with thousands of years of Biblical prophecy foretelling Him. Perhaps the most glorious and most difficult passages for His contemporaries to understand were those talking about the Suffering Servant. This sermon pulls back the curtain on these prophecies, especially in Isaiah, and tells us the back-story on why the Messiah came in the first place.
“This message is taken from the text of Isaiah 42.5-9, where God answers the question: ‘How do I find my way out of the dark?’ So how do you? Listen along to find that God Himself can lead you out of the cave-like darkness that every human finds themselves in.