Rise & Shine!

“Arise, shine….” Isaiah 60:1. Calling all believers and followers of Christ to Arise and Shine! “The spirit of the Lord god is upon me; because the LORD that hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD,, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn; To appoint unto them that mourn in Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he might be glorified.” Isaiah 61:1-3. Jesus quotes again in Luke 4:18-19. Is this not the most awesome assignment in all the world! Proclaim the good news of the gospel of Jesus Christ to all. For it brings freedom, healing, comfort, restoration, and joy! And to bring Praise to God for His glory! Wow what a job description. Know anyone who needs this good news today? I’m sure you do. People all around us are hurting and in need of good news. Let’s do our job and do it well today! II Corinthians 5:16-21