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Thursday, 13 June 2019

Luke 1:69

Luke 1:69 God has raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of His servant David.

The Hebrew word for salvation comes from the same root as the name 'Yeshua', Jesus' name in Hebrew; God has raised up His agent of salvation, Jesus, in the house of David. When the Bible speaks of raising a horn there are two images in view. One is of a horn being lifted to be blown, to make an announcement or sound a warning; the second is a symbol of strength, often for leading the people in a battle. John will proclaim Jesus; Jesus will proclaim the Jubilee, the year of God's favour. Jesus will lead God's kingdom as both the king and High Priest of Israel.

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