Malachi 3 -4, Luke 1:1-25
Luke 1:13 (NKJV)
13 But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zacharias, for your prayer is heard; and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you shall call his name John.
I Faithfulness forgotten?
II Faith tested
III Discipline applied
Luke 1:20 (NKJV)
20 But behold, you will be mute and not able to speak until the day these things take place, because you did not believe my words which will be fulfilled in their own time.”
Revelation 3:19 (NKJV)
19 As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten. Therefore be zealous and repent.
Hebrews 12:7–8 (NKJV)
7 If you endure chastening, God deals with you as with sons; for what son is there whom a father does not chasten? 8 But if you are without chastening, of which all have become partakers, then you are illegitimate and not sons.