Series: The Gospel of Luke: Settled in Spirit | Week 2: Offended by Grace
Read Luke 4:17-21Discover1. Jesus stands up to read from the book of Isaiah. What did this prophet, Isaiah, declare 700 years before Jesus was born?2. What four groups of people would this coming Messiah come to liberate?3. What is the significance of the statement Jesus makes when He sits back down?Respond1. Jesus came to heal the damage left by sin – spiritual poverty, blindness, captivity and oppression. Have you ever experienced theses effects of sin? Spend time now praising Jesus for being the only One powerful enough to release you from the power of sin. 2. This ‘time of the Lord’s favor’ refers to the Year of Jubilee which was a year in Israel’s calendar that served as a reset – debts were forgiven, prisoners were released, lost property was returned. Thank Jesus that, through Him, you can live in a constant Year of Jubilee. You are released from sin and to freedom in Him! For Further Learning: Watch this four minute video on the significance of Jesus reading Isaiah 61 For Families with Kids at HomeTake a moment today and talk to your kids about what grace is and how God’s grace has transformed your life. We can sometimes assume as parents that our kids understand terminologies used in the Bible but be intentional about leading your kids to know how important God’s grace is.