Zacharias and Elisabeth: Filled with the Holy Spirit

Last week, we took a look at Elisabeth’s reaction when Zacharias arrived home with the news of his visit from Gabriel. Elisabeth was filled with wonder at all that was happening and could feel her shame removed. The scripture then moves to Gabriel’s visit to Mary, before bringing the two stories together.  Upon hearing the news of Elisabeth, Mary has […]

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The Lord Has Taken Away My Shame

Last week, the angel Gabriel appeared to Zacharias when he entered the holy of holies.  He was struck mute due to his disbelief.  When we last saw Zacharias he was rushing home, undoubtedly to tell Elisabeth. Imagine her surprise when he returned home and was unable to speak.  He must have quickly found a tablet to write out all that […]

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Zacharias and Elisabeth: Zacharias Did Not Believe

Last week we began our series on Elisabeth and Zacharias in our Eyewitness to Christmas series.  We discovered that God was about to accomplish the impossible in their lives. Luke 1:8-23 (ASV) 8  Now it came to pass, while he executed the priest’s office before God in the order of his course, Zacharias was a priest.   He served God. 9 […]

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Zacharias and Elisabeth: They Were Good

In our series eyewitness to Christmas, we viewed the events of Christ birth from the view point of Mary, the Mother of Jesus and his earthly father, Joseph. But, there were many others that witnessed and lived these events.  This group included an older, mature couple that was related to Mary.   This couple gave birth to the forerunner of Christ […]

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