The Visitation to Zechariah (Luke 1:5-25)

The Visitation to Zechariah (Luke 1:5-25)

Main idea: God’s redemptive purposes shall always prevail, no matter how barren our circumstances may seem.


  1. A righteous couple living in the midst of barren circumstances (Luke 1:5-7)
  2. A pronouncement of good news in the face of a faltering faith (Luke 1:8-23)
  3. A note of forward-looking hope (Luke 1:24-25)

Secondary sources cited:

  • Joel B. Green, The Gospel of Luke, NICNT (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1997).
  • Leon Morris, Luke, TNTC (1974; repr., Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1984).

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