Sermons on Luke 1
It is important to try to persuade people, like Luke in his Gospel, of the truth of Christianity.
It is not wrong to want evidence for our faith. Belief is not groundless. But there is an evil in demanding signs beyond what a humble and open heart would require.
How the Bible looks at a human being in the womb.
The Holy Spirit may be shy, but he is also omnipotent.
You may have never heard of Nazareth, and this young girl may be poor and obscure, but don't judge by merely human outward appearances. Her son is going to be great.
God is about to change the course of all human history; the most important three decades in all of time are about to begin. And where is God? Occupying himself with two obscure, humble women—one old and barren, one young and virginal.
There is a deadly disease and an awesome enemy. And every one of us will die from this disease and be devoured by that enemy if there is no horn of salvation for us.