Isaiah 61:1. I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and … The Year of the LORD’s Favor - The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me, because the LORD has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. Messiah announces His twofold commission to bring gospel mercy at His first coming, and judgments on unbelievers and comfort to Zion at His second coming ( Isaiah 61:1-9); the language can be applied to Isaiah, comforting by his prophecies the exiles in Babylon, only in a subordinate sense. Commentary on Isaiah 61:10,11 (Read Isaiah 61:10,11) Those only shall be clothed with the garments of salvation hereafter, that are covered with the robe of Christ's righteousness now, and by the sanctification of the Spirit have God's image renewed upon them. Introduction. Isaiah 61 is the sixty-first chapter of the Book of Isaiah in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible.This book contains the prophecies attributed to the prophet Isaiah, and is one of the Books of the Prophets.Chapters 56-66 are often referred to as Trito-Isaiah. If Jesus, the Son of God and God the Son, perfect in both His deity and humanity, needed the Spirit of the Lord GOD, how much more do we! c. To more fully understand the meaning of this phrase, we must also consider the context in which we find it: Isaiah 61. In this chapter both Christ and the church are introduced speaking, in their turns. i. Isaiah 61:1-11.MESSIAH'S OFFICES: RESTORATION OF ISRAEL. (Isaiah 61:10) Isaiah greatly rejoices in the Lord, indeed, his soul exults in his God, because the Lord has clothed him with “the garments of salvation.” Isaiah goes on to explain that the Lord has wrapped around him a robe of righteousness, thereby enabling him to stand before the Holy One and be accepted. Isaiah 61:7. These blessings shall spring forth for ages to come, as the fruits of the earth. There is a process of growth in a plant. Isaiah 61:11 "For as the earth bringeth forth her bud, and as the garden causeth the things that are sown in it to spring forth; so the Lord GOD will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations." When He sat down, He simply said today this Scripture is fulfilled in your hearing. The bud comes, and then it … The Spirit of the Lord is upon me — To qualify me for effecting what is foretold and promised in the foregoing chapter. He opened up the scroll to Isaiah 61 - perhaps an assigned reading, perhaps chosen by Him - and read from the beginning of the chapter through the first line of verse 2. This entire chapter is a prophecy foretelling 1) God's plan for the nation of Israel, and 2) the arrival of the Messiah and how His arrival was destined to impact the world. Jesus is the person described in Isaiah 61:1-3 and He is the one the Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon. INTRODUCTION TO ISAIAH 61. For your shame you shall have double Or, "for your double shame" F2; instead of being a reproach, a proverb, a taunt, and a curse, as the Jews now are everywhere; being converted, they will have double honour, both in things civil and religious, be in great esteem with Christ, and all his people: and for confusion they shall rejoice in their portion; CHAPTER 61. In chapters 60-62, "three magnificent chapters", the prophet "hails the rising sun of Jerusalem’s prosperity". Isaiah 61:10 What Does Isaiah 61:10 Mean?