Isaiah 61 Devotional Commentary

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Isaiah 61:1

This glorious prophecy of Christ's Messianic appointment openly displays the triune Godhead: "The Holy SPIRIT of Israel's Lord GOD Almighty rests upon ME." And in the gospels we see a beautiful fulfilment of this verse, where the Lord Jesus Christ as Israel's appointed Messiah King, went to the synagogue on the Sabbath day (as was his custom) and He stood up, unrolled the scroll of the prophet Isaiah, and found the place where it was written: read more...

Isaiah 61:10

It is Israel that is seen greatly rejoicing in this prophetic verse, "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."

It is the little remnant of