“Christmas: The Story Before the Story” – Screen Notes

The following notes will appear onscreen during the course of Pastor Greg’s Sunday morning message:

“Christmas: The Story Before the Story”
Luke 1

Luke 1:3-4

Read: Luke 1:5-17

Malachi 4:2

Malachi 3:1

When John the Baptist arrived, he was the bridge between the Old Testament and the New Testament.

Luke 1:11-13

1. Zacharias was a humble man.
(James 4:6)

1 Peter 2:9

2. Zacharias was a faithful man.

If you are faithful in small things, God will give you greater opportunities.

Romans 12:6-8

3. Zacharias and his wife Elizabeth were godly and blameless people.

Luke 1:13

God promises if we as His people call out to Him, He will hear and answer.
(Psalm 34:15)

Jeremiah 33:3

God will answer, but in His way and in His time!
(Ecclesiastes 3:11)

Revelation 8:3-4

God hears and stores our prayers.

Every prayer is answered: yes, no, or wait.

Luke 12:2-3

Acts 12:15

4. Zacharias was human and flawed just like us.
(Luke 1:18)

Luke 1:19-20

Before wearing “many crowns” He would wear the crown of thorns. Before the throne would come the cross.

Luke 1:21-22

Matthew 11:9-11

John 3:30

2 Corinthians 4:7-13