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March 3, 2018

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Reading along with us in Luke? Here’s today’s reading:

Luke 1 (ESV)

Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile a narrative of the things that have been accomplished among us, just as those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and ministers of the word have delivered them to us, it seemed good to me also, having followed all things closely for some time past, to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus, that you may have certainty concerning the things you have been taught.

In the days of Herod, king of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah, of the division of Abijah. And he had a wife from the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. And they were both righteous before God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and statutes of the Lord. But they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, and both were advanced in years....Continue Reading

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  1. and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother’s womb. 16And he will turn many of the children of Israel to the Lord their God, 17and he will go before him in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, to make ready for the Lord a people prepared.”

  2. I have been reading each night but then falling asleep before I can post…ugh! How important it is to read these familiar accounts with fresh eyes, maintaining the wonder and revelation they are intended to communicate. As Luke tells us, he is writing to firm up Theophiluses’ faith. He then writes about various events that point to how God was showing he was on the move, doing something unique. He writes first of Zechariah and the miracle of his not speaking and then being able to speak. And then when he can speak all that he says about his son who will introduce the Jews to their Messiah. Then an angel visits Mary and talks about the miracle of a virgin birth which is confirmed by the miracle of Elizabeth’s womb being opened. John the Baptist leaping and Mary’s pronouncement are just further affirmations of what God is doing to prepare the coming of His Son to the world. And just look at what Mary says about how God works through the humble and seeks to promote justice in the world for the oppressed. Awesome!

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