Tag Archives: Luke 1

In the desert …

“The child [John the Baptist] grew up, healthy and spirited. He lived out in the desert until the day he made his prophetic debut in Israel.” Luke 1:80 John the Baptist lived in the desert while preparing for his ministry. … Continue reading

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How do you react to fear?

“Unannounced, an angel of God appeared just to the right of the altar of incense. Zachariah was paralyzed in fear.” Luke 1:12 Zachariah stared fear in the face when an angel suddenly appeared. However, can you imagine the additional fear … Continue reading

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Silent night …

“It’s exactly what he promised, beginning with Abraham and right up to now.” Luke 1:55 “It” is the Christ Child—planned and promised from the time of creation. The many references to the Messiah found in scripture have come to fruition. … Continue reading

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It’s more than a name. . .

“No one in your family is named that.” Luke 1:61 The scripture above is a line from the story about the naming of John the Baptist. Neighbors and friends couldn’t understand how Elizabeth and Zachariah came up with the name … Continue reading

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How did you receive your name?

“No one in your family is named that.” Luke 1:61 The scripture above is a line from the story about the naming of John the Baptist. Neighbors and friends couldn’t understand how Elizabeth and Zachariah came up with the name … Continue reading

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Most fortunate woman …

“And Mary said, I’m bursting with God-news; I’m dancing the song of my Savior God. God took one good look at me, and look what happened— I’m the most fortunate woman on earth!”  Luke 1:46-48 We tease our third child … Continue reading

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Called ot be a Mother — Daily Meditation Moment

March 26 “Good morning! You’re beautiful with God’s beauty, beautiful inside and out! God be with you.” Luke 1:28 (The Message Bible) In the scripture for today, the angel Gabriel had just visited Mary of Nazareth to prepare her for … Continue reading

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Face It With Faith — Daily Meditation Moment

January 22 “Change your life and believe the Message.” Mark 1:15 (The Message Bible) This line by Jesus is all about repentance—turning your life around. The Greek translation for the word “repent” is in two words—“meta, and “nous.” Together they … Continue reading

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Called to Say “Yes” — Daily Meditation Moment

December 18 “And Mary said, ‘Yes, I see it all now: I’m the Lord’s maid, ready to serve. Let it be with me Just as you say.’” Luke 1:38 (The Message Bible) Mary accepted the angel’s message: “You will become … Continue reading

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Most Fortunate — Daily Meditation Moment

December 16 And Mary said, I’m bursting with God-news; I’m dancing the song of my Savior God. God took one good look at me, and look what happened— I’m the most fortunate woman on earth! Luke 1:46-48 (The Message Bible) … Continue reading

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