How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace, who brings good news of happiness, who publishes salvation, who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.” —Isaiah 52:7

Who has believed what he has heard from us? And to whom has the arm of the LORD been revealed? —Isaiah 53:1

But he was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and with his stripes we are healed. All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned—every one—to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all, —Isaiah 53:5-6

Out of the anguish of his soul he shall see and be satisfied; by his knowledge shall the righteous one, my servant, make many to be accounted righteous, and he shall bear their iniquities. —Isaiah 53:11

 And how can anyone preach unless they are sent? As it is written: “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!”  But not all the Israelites accepted the good news. For Isaiah says, “Lord, who has believed our message?” Consequently, faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word about Christ. —Romans 10:15-17

Brother and sister, fellow follower of Jesus, to be brothers and sisters in the Kingdom of Jesus means we had to read or hear the gospel and respond to it.  Somebody with “beautiful feet” gave us the good news in writing or verbally.

Those of us, who have called on Jesus (Romans 10:17), came to the point of understanding—-

“That Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures, and that he appeared to Cephas, and then to the Twelve. After that, he appeared to more than five hundred of the brothers and sisters at the same time, most of whom are still living, though some have fallen asleep. Then he appeared to James, then to all the apostles, and last of all he appeared to me also, as to one abnormally born.” —I Corinthians 15:3-8

            We understand that Jesus took the punishment and penalty for our sin.  Jesus, the Righteous One, now makes us to be accounted righteous! —

“The words “it was credited to him” were written not for him alone, but also for us, to whom God will credit righteousness—for us who believe in him who raised Jesus our Lord from the dead. He was delivered over to death for our sins and was raised to life for our justification.” —Romans 4:23-25

            We read (John 20:31) or heard (Romans 10:17) the gospel (I Corinthians 15:3-4) and called on Jesus to save us (Romans 10:13).  “Beautiful feet” brought the message to us.  Now… do we have “beautiful feet?”  Are we bringing the message to others?  I hope so… because that is what Jesus expects of us (Matthew 28:16-20; Acts 1:8).  And so, Dear Father, may we be having “beautiful feet” and bring the gospel, the good news about Jesus, to others.  May this be so by the power of Your Holy Spirit and in the authority of Jesus— all for Your honor and glory and for the benefit of others!

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