Posts from August 2019

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The First Witnesses to the Messiah’s Arrival

by Linda Sasso

As we study the birth of our Savior, we’ve already seen many witnesses to His glory and divine identity. We’ve heard from the angel Gabriel (Luke 1:14-17) who told of the coming of the Messiah to both Zachariah and Mary (Luke 1:31-33). John the Baptist, while still unborn, leaped for joy in the presence of the unborn Savior in Mary’s […]

Christmas in August?

by Linda Sasso

Though we are in the month of August, we come in our study of Luke to the Christmas story. The truth is, we don’t know if December 25th was the actual date of Jesus’ birth. As a matter of fact, it most likely wasn’t, as there were shepherds sleeping out in the fields at that […]

The Birth of John The Baptist

by Linda Sasso

Today we will examine the story of the birth of John the Baptist. John’s father Zachariah was a priest chosen to burn incense in the temple. Then he encountered the Angel Gabriel who told him that his prayers were answered. He would be a father in his old age to a mighty prophet of God, […]

Lessons from the Virgin Mary

by Linda Sasso

There is much disagreement in Christendom concerning the role and place of the Virgin Mary in the believer’s life. Some believe she was merely a godly woman whom God chose to bring forth the Savior through. Others revere her as the queen of heaven and an object of worship, even depending upon her as a […]

Nothing is Impossible with God

by Linda Sasso

It’s been said if you can believe the first verse of the Bible you should have no problem with the rest of it… In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” Genesis 1:1 The Prophet Jeremiah put it this way… ‘Ah, Lord God! Behold, You have made the heavens and the earth by Your […]