Cristian Istrate (Romania)
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[Jesus] began by saying to [those in the synagogue], “Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing.” - Luke 4:21 (NIV)
Israel awaited a messiah that they knew would one day come to liberate them. Jesus shocks the people in the synagogue saying, “Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing.” In other words, Today is the day of your liberation. Jesus’ words are still true today; his task as Messiah...
Jesus can set me free.
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I could not have found The Upper Room Moments of Prayer (on Facebook Live) sooner. For it is during these moments of centering spiritual practices, meditating on the words of scripture, praying with and for the world, that I find moments of transcendence, hear whispers of peace and hope, see glimpses of truth and justice, behold visions of love and beauty amid all the stark realities that are around me.”