Matt 11:2-6 Luke 7:18b-23 Luke 4:16-20 Isa 61:1-2 16 When he came to Nazareth, where he had been brought up, he went to the synagogue on the sabbath day, as was his custom. He stood up to read, 17 and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was given to him. He unrolled the scroll and found the place where it was written: 18 "The Spirit of 1 The Spirit of the the Lord is upon Lord God is upon me, me, because because he has the Lord has anointed me anointed me he has sent me to bring good news to bring good news to the poor to the oppressed, He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives to bind up the broken hearted, (cf. Luke 7: and recovery of sight to the blind to let the to proclaim liberty oppressed go free, to the captives and release to the prisoners; 19 to proclaim the 2 to proclaim the acceptable year year of the Lord." of the Lords favor, and the day of vengeance of our God; 20 And he rolled up the scroll, gave
it back to the attendant, and sat down. The eyes of all I the synagogue were fixed on him. And he began to say to them, "Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing."When John heard So Johnin prisonwhat the Messiahwas doing, summoned andhe sent word sent themby his disciples two of his disciples and sent them to the Lord to ask, "Are you the one who is to come, or are we to wait for another?" When the men had come to Jesusand, to him, they said, "John the Baptist has sent us to you to ask,"Are you the one Are you the onewho is to come, who is to come,or are we to wait or are we to waitfor another?" for another?" Jesus had just then cured many people of diseases, plagues and evil spirits and had given sight to many who were blind.Jesus answered And he answered
them, them,"Go and tell John "Go and tell Johnwhat you what you havehear and see: seen and heard:the blind receive the blind receivetheir sight, their sight,the lame walk, the lame walk,the lepers are the lepers arecleansed, cleansed,the deaf hear, the deaf hear,the dead are the dead areraised, raised,and the poor have the poor havegood news brought good news broughtto them. to them.And blessed is And blessed isanyone who takes anyone who takesno offense at me." no offense at me."