Difficult verses in the ‘Christmas’ story, p.3

Repentance – to turn to or return to. To what do we return?

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Zacharias and AngelI don’t know about you, but I really want to be ready for the Messiah’s coming.  We live in heady days as far as prophecy is concerned.  Every day there is some new event or some new happening that perfectly points to the soon coming of Messiah ben David.

Are you ready?

Luke, in his telling of the ‘Christmas story,’ provides us with a number of very difficult verses if we scrutinize them according to the normal Christian narrative.  In part one we considered the blamelessness of Zacharias and Elizabeth and in part two we considered the Kingdom the Messiah is to reign over.  In this part we will consider what it takes to be prepared for the Messiah.

What do you think it takes to be ready for the Messiah?  What have you been taught?  Is it an internal attitude and thought process?  Say, faith?  Or, is it an…

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