Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;
The Lord's spirit will rest on him -- a spirit that gives extraordinary wisdom, a spirit that provides the ability to execute plans, a spirit that produces absolute loyalty to the Lord.
"Here is my servant whom I support, my chosen one in whom I take pleasure. I have placed my spirit on him; he will make just decrees for the nations.
"As for me, this is my promise to them," says the Lord. "My spirit, who is upon you, and my words, which I have placed in your mouth, will not depart from your mouth or from the mouths of your children and descendants from this time forward," says the Lord.
After Jesus was baptized, just as he was coming up out of the water, the heavens opened and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming on him.
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and the regaining of sight to the blind, to set free those who are oppressed,
Then John testified, "I saw the Spirit descending like a dove from heaven, and it remained on him.
For the one whom God has sent speaks the words of God, for he does not give the Spirit sparingly.
In unison give a joyful shout, O ruins of Jerusalem! For the Lord consoles his people; he protects Jerusalem.
Let the oppressed eat and be filled! Let those who seek his help praise the Lord! May you live forever!
May he show the humble what is right! May he teach the humble his way!
The oppressed look on -- let them rejoice! You who seek God, may you be encouraged!
For the Lord takes delight in his people; he exalts the oppressed by delivering them.
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.
The blind see, the lame walk, lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the poor have good news proclaimed to them.
So he answered them, "Go tell John what you have seen and heard: The blind see, the lame walk, lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, the poor have good news proclaimed to them.
For this is what the high and exalted one says, the one who rules forever, whose name is holy: "I dwell in an exalted and holy place, but also with the discouraged and humiliated, in order to cheer up the humiliated and to encourage the discouraged.
My hand made them; that is how they came to be," says the Lord. I show special favor to the humble and contrite, who respect what I have to say.
The Lord is near the brokenhearted; he delivers those who are discouraged.
The sacrifices God desires are a humble spirit -- O God, a humble and repentant heart you will not reject.
He heals the brokenhearted, and bandages their wounds.
"Come on! Let's return to the Lord! He himself has torn us to pieces, but he will heal us! He has injured us, but he will bandage our wounds!
2 Corinthians 7:6
But God, who encourages the downhearted, encouraged us by the arrival of Titus.
to open blind eyes, to release prisoners from dungeons, those who live in darkness from prisons.
You will say to the prisoners, 'Come out,' and to those who are in dark dungeons, 'Emerge.' They will graze beside the roads; on all the slopes they will find pasture.
in order to hear the painful cries of the prisoners, and to set free those condemned to die,
The Lord spoke to Jeremiah after King Zedekiah had made a covenant with all the people in Jerusalem to grant their slaves their freedom.
Moreover, as for you, because of our covenant relationship secured with blood, I will release your prisoners from the waterless pit.
and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free."
to open their eyes so that they turn from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God, so that they may receive forgiveness of sins and a share among those who are sanctified by faith in me.'
Do you not know that if you present yourselves as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one you obey, either of sin resulting in death, or obedience resulting in righteousness?
But I see a different law in my members waging war against the law of my mind and making me captive to the law of sin that is in my members.
2 Timothy 2:25
correcting opponents with gentleness. Perhaps God will grant them repentance and then knowledge of the truth
You are to take the anointing oil and pour it on his head and anoint him.
"With it you are to anoint the tent of meeting, the ark of the testimony,
"You are to bring Aaron and his sons to the entrance of the tent of meeting and wash them with water.
Then the priest must offer its memorial portion up in smoke -- some of its crushed bits, some of its olive oil, in addition to all of its frankincense -- it is a gift to the Lord.
At the end of every seven years you must declare a cancellation of debts.
I have discovered David, my servant. With my holy oil I have anointed him as king.
But no one is able to enter a strong man's house and steal his property unless he first ties up the strong man. Then he can thoroughly plunder his house.
So if the son sets you free, you will be really free.
Just as you sent me into the world, so I sent them into the world.
But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the doors of the prison, led them out, and said,