Contributed by Greg Stine on Dec 8, 2000
The frist of two sermons comparing and contrasting the responses of Mary and Zacharias to the announcement by the angel of the upcoming births of their sons.
THE PRIEST AND THE PEASANT GIRL
I. Godliness of Zachariah and Elizabeth 5,6
A. Priest and daughter of a priest
B. Godly - Righteous, obedient, blameless
Significance - Israel under Herod the Great endured a deplorable political status