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The Spirit of the Lord is Upon Me

Isaiah’s prophecy about the coming Messiah mirrors Mary’s song found in Luke 1. It speaks of a great reversal of the world’s systems, principalities and powers. The Messiah will come and bring justice. This is truly the invasion of a kingdom in conflict with the current kingdoms of this world. The invading Jesus will conquer! What does this mean today? How are we, the visible body of Christ, to be a window into this Kingdom? This is a missionary text, and we are to be a missionary people. The Spirit of the Lord is upon us to bring good news to a broken and hurting world