Presentation on theme: "Week 2. Gospel of Luke Review From Week 1 Probably written in early 60s A.D. Luke is mentioned in three of Pauls epistles – Col., 2 Tim. And Philemon."— Presentation transcript:
Gospel of Luke Review From Week 1 Probably written in early 60s A.D. Luke is mentioned in three of Pauls epistles – Col., 2 Tim. And Philemon Referred to him as the beloved physician Luke states that he had perfect understanding of all things from the very first. Allowing him to write a full account of birth, ministry, death and resurrection of Jesus
Gospel of Luke Review From Week 1 Purpose: To write an orderly account of the Lords life (1:3) In chronological order The birth of John the Baptist if foretold by an angel (1:5-14) John would be an extraordinary son (1:15-17) Great before the Lord Filled with the Holy Spirit Go before Jesus in Spirit and power of Elijah Will turn the hearts of the fathers to their children
The birth of Jesus is foretold. (1:26-38) (V.26) An angel visits Mary A virgin, betrothed to Joseph of Nazareth Chosen to give birth to the Son of God (Jn. 1:46) From prophesies, many generations had been waiting for this event. (1 Pet. 1:10-12) (V.27) Jewish betrothal - a binding contract (Deut. 22:22-27; 24:1) (V.28) Angels message – Mary is blessed and highly favored by the Lord (V.29) Mary troubled by greeting and message.
The birth of Jesus is foretold. (1:26-38) (Vv.30-33) Gabriels reassurance and declaration. He shall be great (Isa. 61:1-3; Luke 4:16-21) Son of the Highest (Psm. 2:6-7; Isa. 6:3) – Son of God (Lk. 1:35, 76) Would ascend to throne of father David (2 Sam. 7:11-13; Jer. 23:5-6) – Would be raised to sit on the throne of David (Acts 2:30-36) he shall reign over the house of Jacob forever (Gen. 49:10; Isa. 9:6-7) Kingdom would be forever (Dan. 2:42-45) - reigns forever and ever (Rev. 11:15)
With God, Nothing is Impossible (1:34-38) (V34) Mary believed, but confounded (V35) Gabriels explanation. (Matt. 1:20) (V.36,37) With God, nothing is impossible (Gen. 18:14; Ps. 115:3; Jer. 32:17; Dan. 4:35) (V.38) Marys shows humility and faith - Let it be to me according to your word.
Mary visits Elisabeth (1:39-56) (Vv.39,40) In Judah (possibly Hebron). (V.41) Upon their greeting one another- Baby leaped in Elisabeths womb She was filled with the Holy Spirit (V.42) Elisabeth proclaimed: Blessed are you among women and blessed is the fruit of your womb (V.43) Aware that Marys child was the Messiah (V.44) Elisabeth uses the word babe, the same word used for Jesus after His birth (2:12)
Marys Hymn of praise (1:46-56) Heart overflowing with thanksgiving My soul magnifies the Lord My spirit rejoices in God my savior All generations shall call her blessed. Declared the greatness, power and mercy of Jehovah Expressed great joy for herself and for the entire world
Marys Hymn of praise (1:46-56) Strength with His arm (Ex. 6:1-6) Scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts (Isa. 10:12-16) Put down the mighty from their lofty seats (Dan. 2:21; 4:17) Exalted those of low degree (1 Chor. 29:11-15)
Marys Hymn of praise (1:46-56) Filled the hungry (1 Kngs. 17:1-16; Isa. 55:1-2) Sent the rich away (Zeph. 1:18) Merciful to Israel; in the lineage of their fathers Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.
Birth and naming of John (1:57-66) Elisabeths baby is born (Vv.57,58) Circumcision and naming of John (Vv.59-66) On 8 th day according to Law of Moses (Lev. 12:3) Elisabeth insisted that his name should be John Zacharais recorded the name John on a tablet. Tongue was loosed and first words were of praise to God.
Zacharias Prophesy 1:67-79 Filled with the Holy Spirit, he began to praise God and prophesy Blessed be the Lord God of Israel He has visited and redeemed His people (Gal. 3:26-29) Horn – a symbol of power (Dan. 8:5-7); See Heb. 2:14-15
Zacharias Prophesy 1:67-79 God spoke through prophets (1 Pet. 1:10- 12; Acts 10:43) Jesus opened the understanding of His followers (Lk. 24:27, 32, 44-47) Inspired men applied these scriptures to Jesus: –He would die for our transgression. Isa. 53:1-7 Acts 8:32-35 –He would be raised from the dead to sit at Gods right hand. Psm. 16:10; 110:1 Acts 2:25-27, 34-36
Zacharias Prophesy 1:67-79 God spoke through prophets (1 Pet. 1:10- 12; Acts 10:43) –He would be given dominion, glory and a kingdom. Dan. 7:13-14 Eph. 1:20-23 –He would be a prophet like Moses whose word must be obeyed. Deut. 18:15-18 Acts 3:22-23
Zacharias Prophesy 1:67-79 (Vv.71-73) The faithfulness of God (Vv.74-75) Through Christ, all who serve Him will do so without fear of enemies Land/nation promises had been fulfilled. (Josh. 21:43-45; 23:14) These blessings and promises are spiritual, applying to Jews and Gentiles
Zacharias Prophesy 1:67-79 (Vv.76-80) Johns mission Prophet (the prophet of the Highest) Matt. 14:5; 21:26; Mk. 11:32; Lk. 20:6 Preparer (prepare the way) Isa. 40:3; Mal. 3:1; Matt. 3:3 - Jesus acknowledged Johns work (Matt. 11:9- 15 and Lk. 7:26-30.) Preacher (baptism of repentance for remission of sins) – imparting the knowledge of salvation Lk. 3:3; 7:29-30; Acts 19:1-5
V.80 John grew and became strong in spirit and was in the desert (wilderness). Matt. 3:1-6