Again God gives His people a ray of light in the midst of preparations for certain exile. Yet these words point forward to the ministry Christ would have among the people when He was on earth and subsequently through the church.
We review the wonderful blessings that are showered upon those who feel the burden of their sins and see how graciously God spares them and brings them to a place of joy and righteousness for His own glory.
Unbelievers are urged to come to Christ so they may enjoy these blessings in the ‘favorable year of the Lord’. God’s people are encouraged to praise God for such blessings already granted to them but also to remember the lost who have yet to hear the tidings of the Gospel and to seek God for the opportunity and the courage to tell others of Christ.