He continued speechless and had to use sign language with the people. Luke 1 Dedication to Theophilus. 67-79 Then Zachariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied. To give knowledge of salvation to His people By the remission of their sins, Through the tender mercy of our God, With which the Dayspring from on high has visited us; The tender mercy of God is one of the most intimate truths in Scripture. The words bring to … Luke 1:45 - MSG - Blessed woman, who believed what God said, believed... Study verse in the The Message The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! will go ahead of the Master to prepare his ways. the callous rich were left out in the cold. But once inside, they couldn’t find the body of the Master Jesus. 61-62 “But,” they said, “no one in your family is named that.” They used sign language to ask Zachariah what he wanted him named. Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel;    he came and set his people free.He set the power of salvation in the center of our lives,    and in the very house of David his servant,Just as he promised long ago    through the preaching of his holy prophets:Deliverance from our enemies    and every hateful hand;Mercy to our fathers,    as he remembers to do what he said he’d do,What he swore to our father Abraham—    a clean rescue from the enemy camp,So we can worship him without a care in the world,    made holy before him as long as we live. You’re going to leap like a gazelle for joy, and not only you—many will delight in his birth. 26-28 In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to the Galilean village of Nazareth to a virgin engaged to be married to a man descended from David. When he finished, one of his disciples said, “Master, teach us to pray just as John taught his disciples.” 1 Many have undertaken to draw up an account of the things that have been fulfilled[a] among us, 2 just as they were handed down to us by those who from the first(B) were eyewitnesses(C) and servants of the word. Blessed woman, who believed what God said, God took one good look at me, and look what happened—. You are to name him John. … With this in mind, since I myself have carefully investigated everything from the beginning, I too … I’ve never slept with a man.”. Luke confronts us with the awesome person of Jesus Christ, the Chief Cornerstone. He set the power of salvation in the center of our lives. Elizabeth, your wife, will bear a son by you. John Piper Nov 10, 1980 11 Shares Conference Message. She was filled with the Holy Spirit, and sang out exuberantly. Luke 1 The Message Bible << Mark 16 | Luke 1 | Luke 2 >> Dedication to Theophilus. They found the entrance stone rolled back from the tomb, so they walked in. On the eighth day, they came to circumcise the child and were calling him Zachariah after his father. His name was Joseph, and the virgin’s … Upon entering, Gabriel greeted her: Luke 1:26-38 The Message (MSG) A Virgin Conceives. 26-28 In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to the Galilean village of Nazareth to a virgin engaged to be married to a man descended from David. He bared his arm and showed his strength. 57 When it was time for Elizabeth to have her baby, she gave birth to a son. She went off by herself for five months, relishing her pregnancy. 76 And you, my child, will be called a prophet(CK) of the Most High;(CL)    for you will go on before the Lord to prepare the way for him,(CM)77 to give his people the knowledge of salvation    through the forgiveness of their sins,(CN)78 because of the tender mercy of our God,    by which the rising sun(CO) will come to us from heaven79 to shine on those living in darkness    and in the shadow of death,(CP)to guide our feet into the path of peace.”(CQ). All rights reserved worldwide. the callous rich were left out in the cold. 41 When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. 20 And now you will be silent and not able to speak(AF) until the day this happens, because you did not believe my words, which will come true at their appointed time.”. And you, my child, “Prophet of the Highest,”    will go ahead of the Master to prepare his ways,Present the offer of salvation to his people,    the forgiveness of their sins.Through the heartfelt mercies of our God,    God’s Sunrise will break in upon us,Shining on those in the darkness,    those sitting in the shadow of death,Then showing us the way, one foot at a time,    down the path of peace. This horn of salvation is from “the house of David” (1:69). Her neighbors and relatives, seeing that God had overwhelmed her with mercy, celebrated with her. 80 The child grew up, healthy and spirited. 30 But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid,(AL) Mary; you have found favor with God. Luke 1:2 STU XRF TSK ... Now the Bereans were more noble-minded than the Thessalonians, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if these teachings were true. “So, this is how God acts to remedy my unfortunate condition!” she said. She went off by herself for five months, relishing her pregnancy. 66 Everyone who heard this wondered about it, asking, “What then is this child going to be?” For the Lord’s hand was with him. The first announcement was the announcement of the birth of a great man by the name of John The Baptist. 80 And the child grew and became strong in spirit[d];(CR) and he lived in the wilderness until he appeared publicly to Israel. the God whose very name is holy, set apart from all others. 59 On the eighth day they came to circumcise(BQ) the child, and they were going to name him after his father Zechariah, 60 but his mother spoke up and said, “No! 15-17 “He’ll drink neither wine nor beer. 5-7 During the rule of Herod, King of Judea, there was a priest assigned service in the regiment of Abijah. 56 Mary stayed with Elizabeth for about three months and then returned home. Luke 1:21 They were waiting outside for the priest to come out and speak over them the customary Aaronic blessing found in Num. He lived out in the desert until the day he made his prophetic debut in Israel. 65-66 A deep, reverential fear settled over the neighborhood, and in all that Judean hill country people talked about nothing else. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. Luke 1. Mary didn’t waste a minute. 63-64 Asking for a tablet, Zachariah wrote, “His name is to be John.” That took everyone by surprise. God has a surprise for you: You will become pregnant and give birth to a son and call his name Jesus. His name was Joseph, and the virgin’s name, Mary. 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002 Eugene H. Peterson by NavPress Publishing. They realized he had seen a vision in the temple, for he kept making signs(AG) to them but remained unable to speak. (AM) 31 You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus. His name was Zachariah. (AC) I am an old man and my wife is well along in years.”(AD), 19 The angel said to him, “I am Gabriel. The Birth of Jesus Foretold - In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. 1 1-4 So many others have tried their hand at putting together a story of the wonderful harvest of Scripture and history that took place among us, using reports handed down by the original eyewitnesses who served this Word with their very lives. Everyone who heard about it took it to heart, wondering, “What will become of this child? And no luxury inns - get a modest place and be content there … Luke 1:26-38 The Message (MSG) A Virgin Conceives. Alegría De María. Luke 1:37 Nothing, you see, is impossible with God." 25 “The Lord has done this for me,” she said. Her name was Elizabeth. She got up and traveled to a town in Judah in the hill country, straight to Zachariah’s house, and greeted Elizabeth. beginning with Abraham and right up to now. (BM)53 He has filled the hungry with good things(BN)    but has sent the rich away empty.54 He has helped his servant Israel,    remembering to be merciful(BO)55 to Abraham and his descendants(BP) forever,    just as he promised our ancestors.”. 59-60 On the eighth day, they came to circumcise the child and were calling him Zachariah after his father. Introduction (). 1. His name was Joseph, and the virgin’s name, Mary. But Jesus’ primary concern was his disciples. You’re so blessed among women,    and the babe in your womb, also blessed!And why am I so blessed that    the mother of my Lord visits me?The moment the sound of your    greeting entered my ears,The babe in my womb    skipped like a lamb for sheer joy.Blessed woman, who believed what God said,    believed every word would come true! But they were childless because Elizabeth could never conceive, and now they were quite old. Nothing, you see, is impossible with God.”. But once inside, they couldn’t find the body of the Master Jesus. Yes, I see it all now:    I’m the Lord’s maid, ready to serve.Let it be with me    just as you say. What God has done for me will never be forgotten. Zachariah was paralyzed in fear. To give knowledge of salvation to His people By the remission of their sins, Through the tender mercy of our God, With which the Dayspring from on high has visited us; The tender mercy of God is one of the most intimate truths in Scripture. He is to be called John.”(BR), 61 They said to her, “There is no one among your relatives who has that name.”, 62 Then they made signs(BS) to his father, to find out what he would like to name the child. For forty wilderness days and nights he was tested by the Devil. Zachariah was paralyzed in fear. 5 In the time of Herod king of Judea(I) there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the priestly division of Abijah;(J) his wife Elizabeth was also a descendant of Aaron. Luke 1:20 This is the first spoken message from heaven in more than four hundred years. Clearly, God has his hand in this.”. God has a surprise for you: You will become pregnant and give birth to a son and call his name Jesus. I’m an old man and my wife is an old woman.”, But the angel said, “I am Gabriel, the sentinel of God, sent especially to bring you this glad news. (AE) I stand in the presence of God, and I have been sent to speak to you and to tell you this good news. The Message Update. Luke 1 - NIV: Many have undertaken to draw up an account of the things that have been fulfilled among us, just as they were handed down to us by those who from the … He knocked tyrants off their high horses. for you will go on before the Lord to prepare the way for him, to guide our feet into the path of peace.”, Ex 30:7, 8; 1Ch 23:13; 2Ch 29:11; Ps 141:2, ver 41, 67; Ac 2:4; 4:8, 31; 6:3, 5; 9:17; 11:24; Eph 5:18; S Ac 10:44, 2Sa 7:16; Ps 89:3, 4; Isa 9:7; Jer 33:17; Da 2:44; 7:14, 27; Mic 4:7; Heb 1:8, Ps 18:46; Isa 17:10; 61:10; Hab 3:18; 1Ti 1:1; 2:3; 4:10, Ge 11:8; Ex 18:11; 2Sa 22:28; Jer 13:9; 49:16, 1Sa 2:1, 10; 2Sa 22:3; Ps 18:2; 89:17; 132:17; Eze 29:21, Ps 107:14; Isa 9:2; 59:9; Mt 4:16; S Ac 26:18. 4-8 They were puzzled, wondering what to make of this. Through the heartfelt mercies of our God. But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zacharias, for your prayer is heard; Gabriel says that he does not have to be afraid of him, and that his prayer had been heard. -Luke 1:28 (MSG) When one picks up a new translation of the Bible for the first time, that person will often go to their favorite verse or two to see how it was rendered by the translator or translation team. 6 Both of them were righteous in the sight of God, observing all the Lord’s commands and decrees blamelessly. 26-28 In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to the Galilean village of Nazareth to a virgin engaged to be married to a man descended from David. 1:6. The last person before Zechariah to receive a message given by angels was also named Zechariah. But because you won’t believe me, you’ll be unable to say a word until the day of your son’s birth. He’ll achieve great stature with God. 38 “I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. He set the power of salvation in the center of our lives. and in the very house of David his servant. The congregation was gathered and praying outside the Temple at the hour of the incense offering. 39 At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea,(AY) 40 where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth. But the angel assured her, “Mary, you have nothing to fear. Luke 1 – The Birth of John the Baptist A. John Piper Dec 14, 1980 211 Shares God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him He’ll achieve great stature with God. 8 Once when Zechariah’s division was on duty and he was serving as priest before God,(L) 9 he was chosen by lot,(M) according to the custom of the priesthood, to go into the temple of the Lord and burn incense. Luke 1 1 So many others have tried their hand at putting together a story of the wonderful harvest of Scripture and history that took place among us, 2 using reports handed down by the original eyewitnesses who served this Word with their very lives. 1 Since [as is well known] many have undertaken to compile an orderly account of the things which have been fulfilled among us [by God], 2 exactly as they were handed down to us by those [with personal experience] who from the beginning [of Christ’s ministry] were eyewitnesses and ministers of the word [that is, of the teaching concerning salvation through faith in Christ], 3 it seemed fitting for Contributed by John Singarayar on Dec 23, 2020. based on 1 rating. Luke 1 Dedication to Theophilus. Since I have investigated all the reports in close detail, starting from the story’s beginning, I decided to write it all out for you, most honorable Theophilus, so you can know beyond the shadow of a doubt the reliability of what you were taught. he has scattered those who are proud in their inmost thoughts. 28 The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! Well, obviously, they had been praying for a … “In these days he has shown his favor and taken away my disgrace(AH) among the people.”, 26 In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel(AI) to Nazareth,(AJ) a town in Galilee, 27 to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph,(AK) a descendant of David. Blessed woman, who believed what God said, God took one good look at me, and look what happened—. Read verse in The Message Bible 3 With this in mind, since I myself have carefully investigated everything from the beginning, I too decided to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus, 4 so that you may know the certainty of the things you have been taught. Mary said to the angel, “But how? If we do not submit our lives to Him, then at the judgment, that Stone will scatter us like dust (Luke 20:18). His wife was descended from the daughters of Aaron. But the angel assured her, “Mary, you have nothing to fear. 21-22 Meanwhile, the congregation waiting for Zachariah was getting restless, wondering what was keeping him so long in the sanctuary. A deep, reverential fear settled over the neighborhood, and in all that Judean hill country people talked about nothing else. 57-58 When Elizabeth was full-term in her pregnancy, she gave birth to a son. 29-33 She was thoroughly shaken, wondering what was behind a greeting like that. Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are … If Luke’s message about Jesus is true as he claims, then you can no longer live as you used to. As we’ve already seen, Jesus is the fulfillment of God’s promise to Abraham (John 8:56-58). He climbed into the boat that was Simon's and asked him to put out a little from the shore. (T) 14 He will be a joy and delight to you, and many will rejoice because of his birth,(U) 15 for he will be great in the sight of the Lord. 1-3 At the crack of dawn on Sunday, the women came to the tomb carrying the burial spices they had prepared. He knocked tyrants off their high horses. (CA)69 He has raised up a horn[c](CB) of salvation for us    in the house of his servant David(CC)70 (as he said through his holy prophets of long ago),(CD)71 salvation from our enemies    and from the hand of all who hate us—72 to show mercy to our ancestors(CE)    and to remember his holy covenant,(CF)73     the oath he swore to our father Abraham:(CG)74 to rescue us from the hand of our enemies,    and to enable us to serve him(CH) without fear(CI)75     in holiness and righteousness(CJ) before him all our days. 43 But why am I so favored, that the mother of my Lord(BB) should come to me? (BF)From now on all generations will call me blessed,(BG)49     for the Mighty One has done great things(BH) for me—    holy is his name. The Aim of Dr Luke Sunday Evening Message. Sitting … 44 As soon as the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby in my womb leaped for joy. And in verse 13, we see the message he was sent to share. (BI)50 His mercy extends to those who fear him,    from generation to generation. will go ahead of the Master to prepare his ways. The first four verses of Luke’s gospel are one sentence in the original Greek. So we can worship him without a care in the world, And you, my child, “Prophet of the Highest,”. Surprise followed surprise—Zachariah’s mouth was now open, his tongue loose, and he was talking, praising God! 21 Meanwhile, the people were waiting for Zechariah and wondering why he stayed so long in the temple. The virgin’s name was Mary. | 21 views. He is never to take wine or other fermented drink,(V) and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit(W) even before he is born. Read verse in The Message Bible She got up and traveled to a town in Judah in the hill country, straight to Zachariah’s house, and greeted Elizabeth. The Lord is with you.”, 29 Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be. 37 For no word from God will ever fail.”(AX). 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