Reflection on the Gospel-Ordinary Time 10C Luke 7:11-17

Liberation or release for the most marginalised is at the heart of the mission of the Lukan Jesus. At the very beginning of his ministry, Jesus had gone into his hometown synagogue of Nazareth and appropriated to himself the words of the prophet Isaiah: the Spirit of God is upon him; God has anointed him to bring good news to the destitute and release to the shattered (Luke 4:16-20).