“But the angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people!’”
Luke 2:10 (NIV)
Jesus is God’s plan.
An Angel Appears to Zechariah:
Luke 1:5-25; Isaiah 11:1-5
What message did the angel have for Zechariah?
How did Zechariah respond?
What did the angel say would happen because Zechariah didn’t trust right away?
Read Isaiah 11:1—2.
Who is this “branch” from Jesse that the passage is talking about?
Do you like to plan or do you like to be spontaneous?
Do you think one is better than the other?
How do you know God planned to send Jesus long before Jesus was born?
What does it mean for us that Jesus is God’s plan?