Believing God

Luke 1:34 NIV “How will this be,” Mary asked the angel, “since I am a virgin?" Gabriel’s first mission was to an ageing theologian, a priest, in the city of Jerusalem. It might seem natural that God would send his messenger to a man who was knowledgeable in the Scriptures and practiced in religious duties. … Continue reading Believing God

Fear and doubt

Luke 1:11-12, 18 NIVThen an angel of the Lord appeared to him, standing at the right side of the altar of incense. When Zechariah saw him, he was startled and was gripped with fear… Zechariah asked the angel, “How can I be sure of this? I am an old man and my wife is well along … Continue reading Fear and doubt