12/2, PM, Prepare for the Miraculous
Bible Text: Luke 1:5-25 | Preacher: Pastor Bruce Carlson | Series: Magnify the Lord | Introduction:
The angel gave six specific promises to Zechariah in this passage:
Your prayers are going to be answered.
God has been gracious.
You and your people will know joy and gladness.
Your child is going to be great.
Israel will see national revival.
Your child is the forerunner to the soon-coming Messiah.
Saul was given 13 signs …
Zechariah doubted and responded by essentially saying, “Give me more evidence and then I will believe!”
“For we walk by faith, not by sight.”- 2 Corinthians 5:7
Live life on call for God.
Refuse to let ministry become mundane.
Keep praying with persistence.
Believe that God’s Word is enough.