#LukeActs 2014: Luke 1

lukeacts 01-05 logogo 2Reading for the week of January 5: Luke 1
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Consider reading the chapter in several translations and choosing a few verses to memorize. I chose:
Luke 1:45 NKJV
Blessed is she who believed,
for there will be a fulfillment of those things which were told her from the Lord.

Luke 1:49 NIV
The Mighty One has done great things for me– holy is his name.

Luke 1:78-79 NRSV
By the tender mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will break upon us, to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.

For graphics of these verses, click here

Main events of this chapter (with links to previous posts):
Introduction
Luke 1:1-4

The Birth of John the Baptist Foretold
Luke 1:5-25
Prayer: Now and Not Yet

The Birth of Jesus Foretold (The Annunciation)
Luke 1:26-38
Prayer: Mary’s Welcome
Reflection and Prayer: Mary and Joseph
Quotes: Making a Home for God

The Visitation
Luke 1:39-45
Poem: There They Stand

Mary’s Song (The Magnificat)
Luke 1:46-56

The Birth of John the Baptist
Luke 57-66

Zechariah’s Song (The Benedictus)
Luke 1:67-80
Worship Resource based on Zechariah’s Prayer
Reflection: The Covenant Continues
Advent Photo a Day: Day 3, Peace
Reflection and Prayer: The Promise of Redemption

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