"#Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man? And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall…"
"#And Behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb and bring forth a Son, and shalt call His name Jesus.He shall be great and shall be called the Son of the Highest and the Lord God shall give unto Him the throne of His father David: And He shall reign ov…"
"#And the angel came in unto her and said, Hail, thou that art highly favored, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women. And when she saw him, she was troubled at his saying and cast in her mind what manner of salutation this should be. An…"
"#And in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth, to a Virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David and the Virgin's name was Mary. Luke 1:26,27
Gabriel was sent to Nazareth…"
"#And after those days his wife Elisabeth conceived and hid five months, saying Thus hath the Lord dealt with me in the days wherein he looked on me, to take away my reproach among men. Luke 1:24,25
The Lord blessed the womb of Elisabeth and she conc…"
"#And behold, thou shalt be dumb and not able to speak, until the day that these things shall be performed, because thou believest not my words, which shall be fulfilled in their season. And the people waited for Zacharias and marveled that he tarrie…"
"#And Zacharias said unto the angel, whereby shall I know this?for I am an old man and my wife well stricken in years. And the angel answering said unto him, I am Gabriel, that stands in the presence of God and is sent to speak unto thee and shew the…"
"#And he shall go before Him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared for the Lord. Luke 1:17
John the Baptist would walk before…"
"#And many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their God. Luke 1:16
John the Baptist would turn many to the Lord with the message of repentance from dead works to fruits of righteousness. He would clash with the religious leaders who…"
"#For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink and he shall be filled with the Holy Ghost, even from his mother's womb. Luke 1:15
John the Baptist would be great in the sight of the Lord and shall drink…"
"#And thou shalt have joy and gladness many shall rejoice at his birth. Luke 1:14
The birth of John the Baptist would give joy and gladness to many in Israel for he would turn the hearts of the fathers to their children. John would be a special child…"
"#But the angel said unto him, Fear not, Zacharias: for thy prayer is heard and thy wife Elisabeth shall bear thee a son and thou shalt call his name John. Luke 1:13
For Gabriel tells Zacharias to Fear not because his prayer has been answered. His wi…"
"#And when Zacharias saw him, he was troubled and fear fell upon him. Luke 1:12
When Gabriel appeared to Zacharias he was troubled and afraid. This was an answer to the prayers in the temple. God had sent Gabriel to tell him about his son that would…"
"#And there appeared unto him an angel of the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of incense. Luke 1:11
The arc angel Gabriel was sent to the right side of the altar of incense in answer to prayer. God hears the prayers of the saints and int…"
"#And the whole multitude of the people were praying at the time of incense. Luke 1:10
This was a period of intense prayer at the time of incense, for God was about to move in the first advent, and bring the forerunner of the Lord Jesus on the scene.…"
"#And it came to pass, that while he executed the priest's office before God in the order of his course, According to the custom of the priest's office, his lot was to burn incense when he went into the temple of the Lord. Luke 1:8,9
Zacharias was fa…"