Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Behold my servant, whom I have chosen; my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased: I will put my spirit upon him, and he shall shew judgment to the Gentiles.
Then you spoke through a vision to your faithful followers and said: "I have energized a warrior; I have raised up a young man from the people.
Listen to me, you coastlands! Pay attention, you people who live far away! The Lord summoned me from birth; he commissioned me when my mother brought me into the world.
The people also stood there watching, but the rulers ridiculed him, saying, "He saved others. Let him save himself if he is the Christ of God, his chosen one!"
1 Peter 2:4
So as you come to him, a living stone rejected by men but chosen and priceless in God's sight,
And a voice from heaven said, "This is my one dear Son; in him I take great delight."
While he was still speaking, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, "This is my one dear Son, in whom I take great delight. Listen to him!"
And a voice came from heaven: "You are my one dear Son; in you I take great delight."
Then a cloud overshadowed them, and a voice came from the cloud, "This is my one dear Son. Listen to him!"
Then a voice came from the cloud, saying, "This is my Son, my Chosen One. Listen to him!"
to the praise of the glory of his grace that he has freely bestowed on us in his dearly loved Son.
From Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,
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 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.
"A protector comes to Zion, to those in Jacob who repent of their rebellious deeds," says the Lord.
The spirit of the sovereign Lord is upon me, because the Lord has chosen me. He has commissioned me to encourage the poor, to help the brokenhearted, to decree the release of captives, and the freeing of prisoners,
and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven, "You are my one dear Son; in you I take great delight."
"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.
with respect to Jesus from Nazareth, that God anointed him with the Holy Spirit and with power. He went around doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, because God was with him.
This desolation will continue until new life is poured out on us from heaven. Then the desert will become an orchard and the orchard will be considered a forest.
he says, "Is it too insignificant a task for you to be my servant, to reestablish the tribes of Jacob, and restore the remnant of Israel? I will make you a light to the nations, so you can bring my deliverance to the remote regions of the earth."
For, look, darkness covers the earth and deep darkness covers the nations, but the Lord shines on you; his splendor appears over you.
Nations will see your vindication, and all kings your splendor. You will be called by a new name that the Lord himself will give you.
Then I said, "Lord, you give me strength and protect me. You are the one I can run to for safety when I am in trouble. Nations from all over the earth will come to you and say, 'Our ancestors had nothing but false gods -- worthless idols that could not help them at all.
that you have prepared in the presence of all peoples:
When they heard this, they ceased their objections and praised God, saying, "So then, God has granted the repentance that leads to life even to the Gentiles."
Both Paul and Barnabas replied courageously, "It was necessary to speak the word of God to you first. Since you reject it and do not consider yourselves worthy of eternal life, we are turning to the Gentiles.
When they arrived and gathered the church together, they reported all the things God had done with them, and that he had opened a door of faith for the Gentiles.
I will rescue you from your own people and from the Gentiles, to whom I am sending you
and thus the Gentiles glorify God for his mercy. As it is written, "Because of this I will confess you among the Gentiles, and I will sing praises to your name."
Therefore remember that formerly you, the Gentiles in the flesh -- who are called "uncircumcision" by the so-called "circumcision" that is performed on the body by human hands --
Now this secret was not disclosed to people in former generations as it has now been revealed to his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit,
He will not cry out or shout; he will not publicize himself in the streets.