Jesus Came to Proclaim Freedom for the Captives

Posted by Phil Altmeyer, Executive Director Dec 23, 2014 3:35:36 PM

Editor's note: This is the fourth post in a special Advent/Christmas devotional series, focusing on Isaiah 61:1-3. You may also want to read the introduction, "A Front Row Seat to Holiness;" part 1, "What's the 'G' in UGM?" and part 2, "Recovery: a Story of Brokenness and Healing."

Failure is a basic human condition.

“He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners.” Isaiah 61:1

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What's the "G" in UGM?

Posted by Phil Altmeyer, Executive Director Dec 9, 2014 3:47:00 PM

Editor's Note: This is the second in a special devotional series. Read the introduction to the series, "A Front Row Seat to Holiness." A version of this post first appeared in the March 2012 edition of the Mission News.

Proclaiming the Good News

By Phil Altmeyer, Executive Director

“The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor.” Isaiah 61:1

I have an antique brass level sitting in my office where I will see it frequently and be reminded of the importance of balancing two essential components of the gospel: grace and truth.

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