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His Own Arm (Isaiah 59)

Isaiah 59 (ESV) Evil and Oppression 59 Behold, the Lord’s hand is not shortened, that it cannot save, or his ear dull, that it cannot hear; 2     but your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, and your sins have hidden his face from you so that he does not hear. 3     For your hands are defiled with …

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A Typical Son, Atypical One (Luke 2:1-35)

Luke 2:1-35 (ESV) 2 In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2 This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3 And all went to be registered, each to his own town. 4 And Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of …

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The Birth of the Promise, Part 1 (Luke 1:57-80)

Luke 1:57-80 (ESV) 57 Now the time came for Elizabeth to give birth, and she bore a son. 58 And her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown great mercy to her, and they rejoiced with her. 59 And on the eighth day they came to circumcise the child. And they would have called him Zechariah after his father, 60 but his …

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Promise Conceived, Part 2 (Luke 1:25-56)

Luke 1:25-56 (ESV) 25 “Thus the Lord has done for me in the days when he looked on me, to take away my reproach among people.” 26 In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, 27 to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. And …

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Promise Conceived, Part 1 (Luke 1:5-24)

Luke 1:5-24 (ESV) 5 In the days of Herod, king of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah, of the division of Abijah. And he had a wife from the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. 6 And they were both righteous before God, walking blamelessly in all the commandments and statutes of the Lord. 7 But they had no child, …

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