Jesus’ Mission Statement (Luke 1: 1-4; 4: 14-21)” by Fr. Jim Wilig

The Gospel this Sunday is from Luke. Jesus went into the Synagogue on the Sabbath. He stood up to read and was handed a scroll of the prophet Isaiah. He unrolled the scroll and found the passage where it was written:

The Spirit of the Lord is upon me,
because he has anointed me
to bring glad tidings to the poor.
He has sent me to proclaim liberty to captives
and recovery of sight to the blind,
to let the oppressed go free,
and to proclaim a year acceptable to the Lord.
Rolling up the scroll, he handed it back to the attendant and sat down,
and the eyes of all in the synagogue looked intently at him.

He said to them,
“Today this Scripture passage is fulfilled in your hearing.”

Just click on the arrow to hear Fr. Jim’s incredible message explaining the in depth meaning of this Gospel.

God Bless You All!

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