October 1

The best sacrifice, LIVING
Isaiah 16-18/Luke 3-4

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OT

17:7-8 Then at last the people will think of their Creator and have respect for the Holy One of Israel. They will no longer ask their idols for help or worship what their own hands have made. They will never again bow down to their Asherah poles or burn incense on the altars they built.

NT

4:16-21 When he came to the village of Nazareth, his boyhood home, he went as usual to the synagogue on the Sabbath and stood up to read the Scriptures. The scroll containing the messages of Isaiah the prophet was handed to him, and he unrolled the scroll to the place where it says: “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, for he has appointed me to preach Good News to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim that captives will be released, that the blind will see, that the downtrodden will be freed from their oppressors, and that the time of the Lord’s favor has come.” He rolled up the scroll, handed it back to the attendant, and sat down. Everyone in the synagogue stared at him intently. Then he said, “This Scripture has come true today before your very eyes!


OT Flash Points

Moab, 3 years
Damascus (Syria), just deserts
Ethiopia will bring gifts

NT Flash Points

John the Baptist – blunt exposure of sin & invitation to repent
Announcing Messiah Jesus the Son of God, detailed generations through Joseph
“Today, this scripture has come true”


Perspective

If I am not preparing for death, then I am not prepared to live
Living in the Lamb, means I am a LIVING SACRIFICE

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