And he will go on before the Lord, in the spirit and power of Elijah
What do you know about Herod and his leadership? (Mt.2:16-18)Who were Zechariah and Elizabeth?(vs. 5,6)How did they live their lives.(v.6)What personal problem did they have.(v.7)
What special opportunity came to Zechariah?(vs.9) As Zechariah stood at the altar of incense, what happened?(vs.11)How did Zechariah respond?(vs. 12) What had evidently been his personal, secret, lifelong prayer topic?(v.13)
What was to be the name of Zechariah’s son?(v. 13)What kind of man was John to be?(vs. 14,15)What was the extent of his mission?(v.15,16,17)How powerfully would he serve his mission?(vs.17)Think about how God used so powerfully Zechariah’s prayer for a son.
How did Zechariah respond to the angel’s message?(v. 18) As an Israelite priest, what were some historical events he should have been able to recall? (Gen.18:14,25:21;1Sam.1:6,10)How did the angel rebuke and train Zechariah? (v. 20-22)
How was Elizabeth blessed through Zechariah’s prayer? (vs. 24,25)