Summary: The story of Zacharias and Elizabeth amazingly demonstrates God’s love as He remembers to keep His promises; and it shows that grace always goes to prepare the way for salvation.
Zach & Liz
A. Zacharias = God Remembers.
A. God is Remembering His Promises.
B. Elizabeth = My God Keeps His Oath.
A. God is Keeping His Oath.
C. Johanon (John) = God is Merciful.
A. Well Isn’t This One Obvious?
A. Won the Lottery. v. 9
B. Visited by Gabriel (Mighty One of God).
C. Does not Believe the Message.
A. He is a Professional Priest.
B. Comes from a Family of Priests.
C. Married into a Family of Priests.
D. Israel Had Waited 400 Years for John.
E. Lost His Speech b/c of Unbelief.
D. Finally Regains Speech When He Obeys. v. 63-64
A. Too Old to Have a Baby.
B. Similar Miracle to Mary - Egg Supplied by God.
C. Probably Ordered Bed Rest. v. 24
D. Comforted Mary & Filled w/the Spirit. v. 41
E. Fought to Obey the Angel. v. 60