05 Luke Chapter 1 Verses 57-80 PowerPoint

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July 7, 2013
Today’s Passage:
Luke 1:57-80
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have not done so)
“Mary stayed with Elizabeth for about three
months and then returned home.” (Luke 1:56)
“For the Lord’s hand was with him.” (Luke 1:66b NIV)
“For the hand of the Lord was with him.” (Luke 1:66b ESV)
“For the hand of the Lord was certainly with him.”
(Luke 1:66b NASB)
The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony of
the Lord is sure, making wise the simple…” (Psalm 19:7 ESV)
“God is not human, that he should lie…” (Numbers 23:19a)
“You know with all your heart and soul that not one of all the
good promises the Lord your God gave you has failed. Every
promise has been fulfilled; not one has failed.” (Joshua 23:14b)
“Praise be to the Lord, who has given rest to his people Israel
just as he promised. Not one word has failed of all the good
promises he gave through his servant Moses.” (I Kings 8:56)
“that he who blesses himself in the earth shall bless
himself in the God of truth…” (Isaiah 65:16a KJV)
“When it was time for Elizabeth to have her
baby, she gave birth to a son.” (Luke 1:57)
“Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you are
to call him John. He will be a joy and delight to you,
and many will rejoice because of his birth…”
(Luke 1:13b-14)
“Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had
shown her great mercy, and they shared her joy.”
(Luke 1:58)
“On the eighth day they came to circumcise the child…”
(Luke 1:59a)
“And on the eighth
“This is my covenant with you and your
day the flesh of his descendants…Every male among you will be
foreskin shall be circumcised. You are to undergo circumcision as
circumcised.”
the sign of the covenant between me and you.”
(Leviticus 12:3 ESV)
(Genesis 17:10-11)
“On the eighth day they came to circumcise the child…”
(Luke 1:59a)
▪ Sign of the covenant.
▪ Perpetuate the nation of Israel.
“My
covenant
in
your
flesh
is
to
be
an
everlasting
covenant.
Any
▪ Symbolic
of aspiritual
cleansing.
“Designate
place outside
the camp to go relieve yourself.”
uncircumcised male, who has not been circumcised in the flesh,
(Deuteronomy
23:12)
“Flee
from
sexual
immorality.
Every
other
sin a person
will be cut off from
people;
he has broken
my covenant.”
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sin
is equally
sinful
is outside
the
body,
but dies…”
the sexually
immoral
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ancommits
animal
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allowed
to eat
(Leviticus
11:39a)
(Genesis
17:13b-14)
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consequential.
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body.”
(I Corinthians
6:18)13:9a)
“When
has a defiling
disease….”
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“…and they were going to name him after
his father Zechariah…” (Luke 1:59b)
“So Boaz took Ruth, and she became his wife…and she bore a
son….Naomi took the child and laid him on her lap and became
his nurse. And the women of the neighborhood gave him a name,
saying, ‘A son has been born to Naomi.’ They named him Obed.”
(Ruth 4:13-17)
“…but his mother spoke up and said, ‘No! He is to be
called John.’ They said to her, “There is no one among
your relatives who has that name.” (Luke 1:60-61)
“…and you are to call him John.”
(Luke 1:13b)
“Then they made signs to his father, to find out
what he would like to name the child.” (Luke 1:62)
“He asked for a writing tablet, and to everyone’s
astonishment he wrote, ‘His name is John.’” (Luke 1:63)
πινακίδιον (pinakidion) - “writing tablet”
• A rigid flat sheet or pad used to receive writing.
• Stone, clay and wood tablets are mentioned in
the Bible as being used to write on.
“Immediately his mouth was opened and his tongue set
free, and he began to speak, praising God” (Luke 1:64)
παραχρῆμα (parachrema) - “immediately”
• Instantly; at once.
“So he said to the paralyzed man, ‘I tell you, get up, take your mat and
“Taking him by the right hand, he helped him up, and instantly
go home.’ Immediately he stood up in front of them, took what he had
the man’s feet and ankles became strong.” (Acts 3:7)
been lying on and went home praising God.” (Luke 5:24b-25)
“Immediately his mouth was opened*and his tongue set
free, and he began to speak, praising God” (Luke 1:64)
*Precisely as God had said in 1:20.
“And now you will be silent and not able to speak until the
day this happens, because you did not believe my words,
which will come true at their appointed time.” (Luke 1:20)
“All the neighbors were filled with awe, and
throughout the hill country of Judea people were
talking about all these things.” (Luke 1:65)
“Immediately his mouth was opened and his tongue freed
…neighbors were filled with awe, and throughout… Judea
people were talking about these things.” (Luke 1:64-65)
God’s
mighty hand
is seen at
work
People
who see it
filled with
awe
Awe
moves them
to testify to
about it
“The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising
God for all the things they had heard and seen,
which were just as they had been told.” (Luke 2:20)
God’s
mighty hand
is seen at
work
People
who see it
filled with
awe
Awe
moves them
to testify to
about it
“‘Return home and tell how much God has done for
you.’ So the man went away and told all over town
how much Jesus had done for him.” (Luke 8:39)
God’s
mighty hand
is seen at
work
People
who see it
filled with
awe
Awe
moves them
to testify to
about it
“As for us, we cannot help speaking about
what we have seen and heard.” (Acts 4:20)
God’s
mighty hand
is seen at
work
People
who see it
filled with
awe
Awe
moves them
to testify to
about it
▪ Commanded to by Jesus.
▪ Eager to have God help their friends/family.
▪ Filled with awe after seeing God at work.
“…Jesus said to them, ‘My Father is always at his work
to this very day, and I too am working.’” (John 5:17b)
“For the Lord’s hand was with him.” (Luke 1:66b)
“And the Egyptians will know that I am the Lord when I stretch out my
hand against Egypt and bring the Israelites out of it.” (Exodus 7:5)
“He did this so that all the peoples of the earth might know
that the hand of the Lord is powerful…” (Joshua 4:24a)
“Shouts of joy and victory resound in the tents of the righteous:
“The Lord’s right hand has done mighty things!” (Psalm 118:15)
“His father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and
prophesied: ‘Praise be to the Lord, the God of Israel,
because he has come to his people and redeemed them.’”
(Luke 1:67-68)
The Benedictus (Latin: “blessed”) was the
song of thanksgiving uttered by Zechariah
on the occasion of the birth of his son, John.
‫( ברית‬beriyth) διαθήκη (diatheke) – “covenant”
A covenant (Hebrew “beriyth”, Greek “diatheke”) is a
solemn, binding agreement between two or more
parties. It has promises, stipulations and provisions
and must adhere to the precise terms it was enacted
under. The word “covenant” occurs 284 times in the
Old Testament and 37 times in the New Testament.
• treaty, agreement, promise (man to man).
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ordinance
(monarch
subjects).
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Means of Entry - What causes the covenant to be “cut”?
Occasion of Entry – When does the covenant begin?
Fundamental Promise – What is the primary pledge?
Other Promises - What are the additional arrangements?
Terms – How is the covenant kept?
Sign – What represents the covenant made?
Seal (Assurance) – What verifies the covenant is cut?
Duration – How long does the covenant last?
Guarantor – Who initiates and upholds the terms?
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“He has raised up a horn
of salvation for us in the
house of his servant David
(as he said through his
holy prophets of long
ago), salvation from our
enemies and from the
hand of all who hate us…”
(Luke 1:69-71)
“The Lord declares…the Lord
himself will establish a house for
you…I will raise up your offspring to
succeed you…I will be his father, and
he will be my son…Your house and
kingdom will endure forever before
me; your throne will be established
forever.” (II Samuel 7:11-16)
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(Psalm 89:20-29)
(Isaiah 9:6-7)
“…to show mercy to our
ancestors and to remember
his holy covenant, the oath he
swore to our father Abraham:
to rescue us from the hand of
our enemies, and to enable
us to serve him without fear in
holiness and righteousness
before him all our days.”
(Luke 1:72-75)
“I will make you into a great
nation, and I will bless you; I
will make your name great, and
you will be a blessing. I will
bless those who bless you, and
whoever curses you I will
curse; and all peoples on earth
will be blessed through you.”
(Genesis 12:2-3)
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said, “To your descendants I give this land…” (Genesis 15:12-18)
“And you, my child, will be called a prophet of the
Most High; for you will go on before the Lord to
prepare the way for him, to give his people the
knowledge of salvation through the forgiveness of
their sins, because of the tender mercy of our God, by
which the rising sun will come to us from heaven to
shine on those living in darkness and in the shadow
of death, to guide our feet into the path of peace.”
(Luke 1:76-79)
“And you, my child, will be called a prophet of the
Most High; for you will go on before the Lord to
prepare the way for him, to give his people the
knowledge of salvation through the forgiveness of
their sins, because of the tender mercy of our God, by
which the rising sun will come to us from heaven to
shine on those living in darkness and in the shadow
of death, to guide our feet into the path of peace.”
(Luke 1:76-79)
“And you, my child, will be called a prophet of the
Most High; for you will go on before the Lord to
prepare the way for him, to give his people the
knowledge of salvation through the forgiveness of
their sins, because of the tender mercy of our God, by
which the rising sun will come to us from heaven to
shine on those living in darkness and in the shadow
of death, to guide our feet into the path of peace.”
(Luke 1:76-79)
“And you, my child, will be called a prophet of the
Most High; for you will go on before the Lord to
prepare the way for him, to give his people the
knowledge of salvation through the forgiveness of
their sins, because of the tender mercy of our God, by
which the rising sun will come to us from heaven to
shine on those living in darkness and in the shadow
of death, to guide our feet into the path of peace.”
(Luke 1:76-79)
“And you, my child, will be called a prophet of the
Most High; for you will go on before the Lord to
prepare the way for him, to give his people the
knowledge of salvation through the forgiveness of
their sins, because of the tender mercy of our God, by
which the rising sun will come to us from heaven to
shine on those living in darkness and in the shadow
of death, to guide our feet into the path of peace.”
(Luke 1:76-79)
“And you, my child, will be called a prophet of the
Most High; for you will go on before the Lord to
prepare the way for him, to give his people the
knowledge of salvation through the forgiveness of
their sins, because of the tender mercy of our God, by
which the rising sun will come to us from heaven to
shine on those living in darkness and in the shadow
of death, to guide our feet into the path of peace.”
(Luke 1:76-79)
“…by which the rising
sun will come to us
from heaven to shine
on those living in
darkness and in the
shadow of death, to
guide our feet into
the path of peace.”
(Luke 1:78b-79)
“[Jesus] went and lived in Capernaum…to
fulfill what was said through…Isaiah: ‘Land
of Zebulun and land of Naphtali, the Way of
the Sea, beyond the Jordan, Galilee of the
Gentiles - the people living in darkness have
seen a great light; on those living in the land
of the shadow of death a light has dawned.’
From that time on Jesus began to preach,
‘Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is near.’
(Matthew 4:12-17)

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