Sermons on Luke’s Gospel (Luke 1:67-80)

Luke 1:67-80 Prior to the birth of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, there was the birth of John the Baptist. At the time of John’s birth, his father, Zechariah, sang a song of praise to God. It is a song of praise which (a) gives thanks to God for His blessings in the past; …

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Sermons on Luke’s Gospel (Luke 1:57-66)

Luke 1:57-66 * “The hand of the Lord was with him” (Luke 1:66).  The words of Hebrews 11:4 – “he died, but through his faith he is still speaking” provide us with an apt description of John the Baptist. He belongs to the distant past, yet his words continue to speak to us today. * …

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Sermons on Luke’s Gospel (Luke 1:39-56)

Luke 1:39-56 While at Elizabeth’s house, Mary praised the Lord. Her song of praise comes from the Lord and rises to the Lord. At the heart of this song of praise, there is the “Saviour” – “my soul rejoices in God my Saviour” (Luke 1:47). Mary’s song of praise is both a joyful testimony and a …

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Sermons on Luke’s Gospel (Luke 1:26-38)

Luke 1:26-38 * At the beginning, we see God’s initiative (Luke 1:26). * At the end, we see Mary’s response (Luke 1:38). * In the centre, we see Jesus (Luke 1:31). —– We see here a picture of the Christian faith and the Christian life. * “In the beginning, God” (Genesis 1:1). * We say …

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