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Luke 4:14-44 — Yeshua proclaims His mission from Scripture in a synagogue

Yeshua proclaims from the Scriptures that He is the fulfillment of messianic prophecy in Isa. 61:1-2. Yet the people of His hometown demand more signs and reject His proclamation.

A medieval polemic against Christianity faulted Luke for a “garbled,” deceptively shortened  quotation of Isaiah 61. How valid is that claim?
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The Eighth Day — sight for the blind who want to see God and blindness for those who claim to see Him but don’t

In part 3 of this discussion of the Eighth Day in John 7-10, the healing of the blind man and the parable of the door for the sheep corral show how believers in Yeshua as God’s Messiah will see the “a new heavens and a new earth” foretold in Isa. 66:22, 2nd Pet. 3:13 and Rev. 21:1. Continue reading The Eighth Day — sight for the blind who want to see God and blindness for those who claim to see Him but don’t