1 "The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon Me, Because the LORD has anointed Me To preach good tidings to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, To
proclaim liberty to the captives, And the opening of the prison to those who are bound;
2 To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, And the day of vengeance of our God; To comfort all who mourn,
3 To console those who mourn in Zion, To give them beauty for ashes, The oil of joy for mourning, The garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; That they
may be called trees of righteousness, The planting of the LORD, that He may be glorified.
4 And they shall rebuild the old ruins, They shall raise up the former desolations, And they shall repair the ruined cities, The desolations of many
Depending on our background and upbringing, we all experience certain degrees of bondage and pain. God's word, however, promises us a different reality. In Jesus we are shown a way to
freedom. As seminar leaders, we believe that God makes his Word become true in our lives.