Tuesday, January 11, 2005

Luke 1:5-25

Connection

Lk.1:5

"Now the divisions of the descendants of Aaron were these … 1 Chron.24:1-19[vs.10]

Lk.1:6

"... prove yourselves to be blameless and innocent, children of God above reproach in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you appear as lights in the world, holding fast the word of life ..." Phil.2:15-16a

Lk.1:9

"... make an altar as a place for burning incense; you shall ..." Ex.30:1-10

Lk.1:15

"... he shall abstain from wine and strong drink; he shall drink no vinegar, whether made from wine or strong drink, nor shall he ..." Num.6:1-21[vs.3]

Lk.1:16

"... Jerusalem was going out to him, and all Judea and all the district around the Jordan; and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, as they confessed
their sins." Matt.3:1-6[vs.5-6]

Lk.1:17

"Behold, I am going to send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and terrible day of the LORD. 'He will restore the hearts of the fathers to their children and the hearts of the children to their fathers, so that I will not come and smite the land with a curse.'" Mal.4:5-6

". . . if you are willing to accept it, John himself is Elijah who was to come." Matt.11:7-9[vs.14]

Lk.1:18

"Then Abraham fell on his face and laughed, and said in his heart, 'Will a child be born to a man one hundred years old? And will Sarah, who is ninety years old, bear a child?'" Gen.17:17

Lk.1:25

"Then God remembered Rachel, and God gave heed to her and opened her womb. So she conceived and bore a son and said, 'God has taken away my reproach.'" Gen.30:22-23