Order of Service
Hymn - 850 Take my life and let it be
Hymn - 785 - Only by grace can we enter
Prayer Meeting - 7:30pm
Friday 7pm - Online
Sunday Morning 11am
Tithes & Offerings - £
That the Government may see the truth and solve Covid.
I pray that I get good grades.
I pray I do well in my mocks and GCSE’s
If God permit, I will get in a good football ream.
Pray that I will do well in my further exams and essays in University.
Ronke - Today!
Hymn - 814 - Purify my Heart
Genesis 17:10-17 Circumcision - “he who has bought with your money” (Employee’s)
When was Hell created?
Heaven & Hell not a place
Would there be sin if the Devil didn’t get thrown out from Heaven?
Everything takes place with in God’s Plan
Why does God test us?
If God can send anyone to warn or tell people about what is wrong in the sight of the Lord why do they not believe children but will look for authorities, Pastors etc., to tell them first or get angry because they feel they are not in a position to tell them?
Song of Elizabeth - Love
Song of Mary - Faith
Song of Zechariah - Hope
“John is his name”
Speak & Hear again
Malachi Prophesy (516BC) (after Micah 722 BC)
Song of Zechariah
The Holy Spirit announces through Zechariah clearly the calling of John
Thanksgiving for the Messiah (v68-70)
Blessed be the Lord God of Israel - Give Him the Glory (Psalm 41:13, 72:18 & 106:48)
Angel told him - God has answered your prayer
Salvation of Gods People
He has visited & Redeemed his People
Political or Spiritual?
without fear in holiness and righteousness (v74 & 75)
forgiveness of their sins (v77)
power in battle (destruction to the enemy, Satan, & salvation to the people)
Name given to the Messiah
Points to Jesus
With execption of Isaiah, each provided proclaimation of part and collectively provide the whole proclaimation
Moses - the prophet whom God would raise up
David - The One who would sit on God’s right hand
Isaiah - Immanuel
Jeremiah & Zechariah - The Branch
Jeremiah - The Lord, our righteousness
Ezekiel & Zechariah - The Shepherd
Daniel - A Son of Man whose dominion is an everlasting dominon
Micah - Ruler in Israel
Malachi - The Angel of the Covenant
God spoke through the Prophets
God is fulfilling His Promise
The Great Deliverance (v71-75)
Promises to Abraham and the prophets
“saved from our enemies”, Jesus pictured as conquering Satan & his allies (sin, death, the grave, hell, the hosts of evil)
John 12, 16 & 33
Revelation 5, 12, 17 & 19
“from the hand of all who hate us” - more detail in vs 74-75
does not say those we hate or even to hate
God is fullfulling His Covenenat with Abraham
delivered from our enemies
enemies (original) - personal & national enemy
Zechariah was aware that our principal war is not with flesh & blood, but Satan
“serve him” - enemies is that which prevents us from serving God
“in holiness & righteousness”
holiness - not doing what God forbids
righteousness - doing what God demands
in his prescence - acutely aware - the priesthood of believers
present their lives to God as a voluntary offering
“all our days”
not just a while
The Calling of John (v76-77)
Christ’s forerunner - a Prophet - A Messenger
He will point to the Messiah
The Messiah will give knowledge of salvation to His people in the forgiveness of their sins
The Messianic Salvation (v78-79)
Mercy of God
Sunrise - Name given to the Messiah