June 10 Scripture Selection: Luke 1:57-80
Food for Thought: Luke 1:68-79
It is essential to know clear, concise objectives and expectations prior to launching out on a mission. This portion of scripture gives us the whole picture of the Gospel, the divine purpose of Jesus Christ, the calling of John the Baptist, and our part to play, as well, in the perfect plan of the Lord.
First, protocol demands that, before royalty or a dignitary is to arrive, an envoy is sent in advance to announce the arrival of the important person and make any necessary arrangements. Such was the purpose of John the Baptist who was commissioned to go before the face of the Lord to prepare His ways and announce salvation to his people by the remission of their sins.
Then, from the house of David, as the Lord had promised, Jesus, the Dayspring, was raised up to…
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