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Christmas Prelude, Luke 1
Merry Christ Mass
Christmas Is All About Christ
“Behold The Man”
Pastor Dave Kooyers
Valley Bible Fellowship
Box 433
Boonville CA 95415
www.ValleyBibleFellowship.org
(707) 895-3212
God bl...
Luke Behold The Man
• Luke’s emphasis is on Christ’s humanity.
• Zechariah 6:12 And speak unto him, saying,
Thus speaketh ...
Luke 1:5-10
Luke 1:5, Herod the Great
• Luke 1:5 In the days of Herod, king of Judea… [Herod was an Edomite]
• Deuteronomy 23:7 "You s...
Luke 1:10, Who Is Best In Prayer?
• Luke 1:10 And the whole multitude of the
people were in prayer…
• Anagram
• When you r...
Luke 1:11, The Altar Of Incense
• Luke 1:11 And an angel of the Lord appeared
to him, standing to the right of the altar o...
The Altar of Incense
(Exodus 30:1-10, 34-38)

BACK
Luke 1:11-25
Luke 1:19, Gabriel
• Luke 1:19 The angel answered and said to
him, "I am Gabriel, who stands in the
presence of God,
• How...
Luke 1:26-33
Luke 1:26, Nazareth
• Luke 1:26 Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel
was sent from God to a city in Galilee called Naz...
The Annunciation
Luke 1:35-38
Luke 1:37,
Nothing Is Impossible With God
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Luke 1:37 "For nothing will be impossible with God."
How big ...
Luke 1:39-45
Luke 1:46-56
The Magnificat
• Magnificat is the

st.
1

Word in the Latin
Luke 1:48,
All Generations Includes Vinyl
• Luke 1:48 "For
He has had
regard for the
humble state of
His bondslave;
For be...
Luke 1:54, How Long?
• Luke 1:54 "He has given help to Israel His
servant, In remembrance of His mercy, 55 As
He spoke to ...
Luke 1:57-67
Luke 1:60,
John Means “God Is Gracious”
• Luke 1:60 But his mother answered and said,
"No indeed; but he shall be called J...
Luke 1:68-80
Luke 1:71, Salvation
• Luke 1:71 Salvation FROM OUR ENEMIES, And
FROM THE HAND OF ALL WHO HATE US;
• Sometimes we charge t...
Luke 1:78-79, To Give Light
• Luke 1:78-79 Through the tender mercy of our God;
whereby the dayspring from on high hath vi...
Luke 1:78, God's Mercy
• Luke 1:78 …the tender mercy of our God…
• God's mercy is so great that you may sooner
drain the s...
Luke 1:79, Shadow Of Death
• Luke 1:79 "TO SHINE UPON THOSE WHO SIT IN DARKNESS
AND THE SHADOW OF DEATH, To guide our feet...
Luke 1:79, Shadow Of Death
• Isaiah 9:2 The people who walk in darkness Will see a
great light; Those who live in a dark l...
Matthew 4:16, Light Excels Darkness
• There is not enough darkness in all the world to put out
the light of even one small...
The End
David Divided The Levites Into Divisions
• 1 Chronicles 23:1 Now when David reached old age, he
made his son Solomon king ...
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Luke 1, Christmas Prelude, behold the man, Herod the Great, Gabriel, Nazareth, the annunciation, nothing is impossible with God, salvation from enemies, shadow of death, God's covenant, ss

  1. 1. Christmas Prelude, Luke 1 Merry Christ Mass Christmas Is All About Christ “Behold The Man”
  2. 2. Pastor Dave Kooyers Valley Bible Fellowship Box 433 Boonville CA 95415 www.ValleyBibleFellowship.org (707) 895-3212 God bless you as you examine His Word, Your servant in Christ, 2Cor. 4:5, Dave
  3. 3. Luke Behold The Man • Luke’s emphasis is on Christ’s humanity. • Zechariah 6:12 And speak unto him, saying, Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts, saying, Behold the man whose name is The BRANCH; and he shall grow up out of his place, and he shall build the temple of the LORD: • Very human • Luke’s genealogy begins with Adam
  4. 4. Luke 1:5-10
  5. 5. Luke 1:5, Herod the Great • Luke 1:5 In the days of Herod, king of Judea… [Herod was an Edomite] • Deuteronomy 23:7 "You shall not detest an Edomite, for he is your brother… • wikipedia.org/... Says “Herod was born around 74 BCE in the south (Idumea was the most southern region).[9][10] …Herod was practicing Judaism, as many Edomites and Nabateans had been commingled with the Jews and adopted their customs.[11] These "Judanized" Edomites were not considered Jewish by the dominant Pharisaic tradition, so even though Herod may have considered himself of the Jewish faith, he was not considered Jewish by the observant and nationalist Jews of Judea.[12] …He enjoyed the backing of Rome but his brutality was condemned by the Sanhedrin.[13] • [His]…nephew, took the throne from his uncle… Herod fled to Rome to plead with the Romans to restore him to power. There he was elected "King of the Jews" by the Roman Senate.[14] Josephus puts this in the year… (40 BCE)…10] Herod went back to Judea to win his kingdom…and…he married the teenage niece of Antigonus, Mariamne (known as Mariamne I), in an attempt to secure a claim to the throne and gain some Jewish favor. However, Herod already had a wife, Doris, and a three-year-old son, Antipater, and chose therefore to banish Doris and her child…”
  6. 6. Luke 1:10, Who Is Best In Prayer? • Luke 1:10 And the whole multitude of the people were in prayer… • Anagram • When you rearrange the letters: BEST IN PRAYER • PRESBYTERIAN
  7. 7. Luke 1:11, The Altar Of Incense • Luke 1:11 And an angel of the Lord appeared to him, standing to the right of the altar of incense.
  8. 8. The Altar of Incense (Exodus 30:1-10, 34-38) BACK
  9. 9. Luke 1:11-25
  10. 10. Luke 1:19, Gabriel • Luke 1:19 The angel answered and said to him, "I am Gabriel, who stands in the presence of God, • How many named angels? • What’s his claim to fame? • One of 3 named, MIGHTY, ….
  11. 11. Luke 1:26-33
  12. 12. Luke 1:26, Nazareth • Luke 1:26 Now in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city in Galilee called Nazareth… • Matthew 21:11 And the crowds were saying, "This is the prophet Jesus, from Nazareth in Galilee.“ • Jesus was born in Bethlehem (Luke 2:4 ), but identified with Nazareth (Luke 4:34, 18:37, John 1:45) • Matthew 2:23 and came and lived in a city called Nazareth. This was to fulfill what was spoken through the prophets: "He shall be called a Nazarene."
  13. 13. The Annunciation
  14. 14. Luke 1:35-38
  15. 15. Luke 1:37, Nothing Is Impossible With God • • • • • • • • • Luke 1:37 "For nothing will be impossible with God." How big is your God? Whatever your problems are, God is able! He can handle anything! We by default tend to go the world's way in problem solving. But there is only one right way. Why not deal with your problems God's way? Proverbs 16:25 There is a way which seems right to a man, but its end is the way of death. Colossians 1:9. . . ask that you may be filled with the knowledge of His will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding.
  16. 16. Luke 1:39-45
  17. 17. Luke 1:46-56 The Magnificat • Magnificat is the st. 1 Word in the Latin
  18. 18. Luke 1:48, All Generations Includes Vinyl • Luke 1:48 "For He has had regard for the humble state of His bondslave; For behold, from this time on all generations will count me blessed.
  19. 19. Luke 1:54, How Long? • Luke 1:54 "He has given help to Israel His servant, In remembrance of His mercy, 55 As He spoke to our fathers, To Abraham and his descendants forever."
  20. 20. Luke 1:57-67
  21. 21. Luke 1:60, John Means “God Is Gracious” • Luke 1:60 But his mother answered and said, "No indeed; but he shall be called John." • The Ryrie Study Bible on page 1563 says; “John. The name means “God is gracious.”
  22. 22. Luke 1:68-80
  23. 23. Luke 1:71, Salvation • Luke 1:71 Salvation FROM OUR ENEMIES, And FROM THE HAND OF ALL WHO HATE US; • Sometimes we charge the Jews with error for thinking “salvation” was material as opposed to spiritual (the forgiveness of sins). • But God had given them an offering for sins, and promises of physical “salvation” from enemies.
  24. 24. Luke 1:78-79, To Give Light • Luke 1:78-79 Through the tender mercy of our God; whereby the dayspring from on high hath visited us, 79 To give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace. • John 1:4 In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. 5 And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it. 6 There came a man, sent from God, whose name was John. 7 He came for a witness, that he might bear witness of the light, that all might believe through him. 8 He was not the light, but came that he might bear witness of the light. 9 There was the true light which, coming into the world, enlightens every man.
  25. 25. Luke 1:78, God's Mercy • Luke 1:78 …the tender mercy of our God… • God's mercy is so great that you may sooner drain the sea of its water, or deprive the sun of its light, or make space too narrow, than diminish the great mercy of God. Charles Spurgeon
  26. 26. Luke 1:79, Shadow Of Death • Luke 1:79 "TO SHINE UPON THOSE WHO SIT IN DARKNESS AND THE SHADOW OF DEATH, To guide our feet into the way of peace."" • We face death, but thanks to Jesus, we only face its shadow. Max Lucado • Psalm 23:4 "Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me." • Psalm 44:19, 107:10, 107:14 • Matthew 4:16 ""THE PEOPLE WHO WERE SITTING IN DARKNESS SAW A GREAT LIGHT, AND THOSE WHO WERE SITTING IN THE LAND AND SHADOW OF DEATH, UPON THEM A LIGHT DAWNED.""
  27. 27. Luke 1:79, Shadow Of Death • Isaiah 9:2 The people who walk in darkness Will see a great light; Those who live in a dark land, The light will shine on them. 3 You shall multiply the nation, You shall increase their gladness; They will be glad in Your presence As with the gladness of harvest, As men rejoice when they divide the spoil…. 6 For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders; And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace. 7 There will be no end to the increase of His government or of peace, On the throne of David and over his kingdom, To establish it and to uphold it with justice and righteousness From then on and forevermore. The zeal of the LORD of hosts will accomplish this.
  28. 28. Matthew 4:16, Light Excels Darkness • There is not enough darkness in all the world to put out the light of even one small candle. Robert Alden • Ecclesiastes 2:13 And I saw that wisdom excels folly as light excels darkness. • John 1:7-9…There was the true Light which, coming into the world, enlightens every man. • John 8:12 Then Jesus again spoke to them, saying, "I am the Light of the world; he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life.“ • Matthew 16:18 …I will build My church; and the gates of Hades will not overpower it.
  29. 29. The End
  30. 30. David Divided The Levites Into Divisions • 1 Chronicles 23:1 Now when David reached old age, he made his son Solomon king over Israel. 2 And he gathered together all the leaders of Israel with the priests and the Levites. 3 The Levites were numbered from thirty years old and upward, and their number by census of men was 38,000. 4 Of these, 24,000 were to oversee the work of the house of the LORD; and 6,000 were officers and judges, 5 and 4,000 were gatekeepers, and 4,000 were praising the LORD with the instruments which David made for giving praise. 6 David divided them into divisions according to the sons of Levi: Gershon, Kohath, and Merari.

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