Sermon: Zechariah

I’d like to invite the children forward at this time to take a seat in the first few rows.  Christmas is coming soon, and at Christmas, Christian celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Right behind me, you might be able to see that we have a Nativity scene set up with many of the different…

First Glance: Luke 1:5-25, 57-66

“But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zechariah; your prayer has been heard.” (Luke 1:13a)   Advent is a season of longing. As we anticipate Christmas and the celebration of the coming of Christ, we are invited to long with Israel for the Messiah. Zechariah and Elizabeth had lived with longing. This…