Christ fulfilled the meaning of the Old Testament priesthood when he offered himself as a once-for-all sacrifice for sin.
Zechariah’s praise reaches reminds us that God has provided an answer to the sorrows and evil that is in this world today. The answer is found in the reality that GOD HAS COME to us in the person of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Our passage in Luke 1:68-79 presents Zechariah’s praise at the birth of his son, the baby that would grow up to be John the Baptist. His praise represents the hope of all Israel, that the Messiah had finally come, that GOD HAS VISITED HIS PEOPLE. His praise reaches through the centuries to remind us that God has provided an answer to the sorrows and evil that is in this world today.
Mary’s Song of Praise Luke 1:46-55 Today we continue our series in the Songs of Christmas. Today’s song is the most famous of the five songs recorded in Scripture at announcement of Christ’s birth. The song is Mary’s Song, often called the Magnificat, the Latin word that begins Mary’s praise. A song can change the […]
Mary rejoices because of God’s power to change the unchangeable.
Elizabeth’s song expresses her joy at the Savior’s birth and reminds us that nothing is impossible with God!