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A Bruised Reed and a Smoking Wick (Isaiah 42:1-4)

A Bruised Reed and a Smoking Wick (Isaiah 42:1-4)

In anticipation of the mission of Jesus the Messiah, Isaiah describes the gentle care for people who are compared to bruised reeds and smoking wicks. We explore the meaning of these metaphors and how they relate to our mission to all people - even the fragile ones.