Songs and Stories of Luke 1 & 2

November 29, 2013 – December 27, 2013

Songs and Stories of Luke 1 & 2

The first two chapters of Luke contain no fewer than four very important songs, as the people getting caught up in God’s great climax of salvation found that they just could not contain their wonder and joy. In this Groundwork series we walk through the season of Advent and Christmas by studying Luke 1 and 2 to explore some of the consequences of the incarnation found in these powerful testimonies of God's love and deliverance.

Episodes in this Series

Songs and Stories of Luke 1 & 2November 29 , 2013

Mary's Song

We anticipate the coming of the Messiah in human flesh by studying Mary's Song, often called the Magnificat, and learn from her testimony what massive changes God brings through the birth of Jesus.

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Songs and Stories of Luke 1 & 2December 6 , 2013

Zechariah's Song

As Luke tells the story, when the Son of God came to this earth the creation responded with a whole lot of singing. This week on Groundwork we study the song sung by the priest Zechariah, the father of John the Baptist.

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Songs and Stories of Luke 1 & 2December 13 , 2013

Angels' Song

The song of the angels as Luke records it on the night of Jesus’ birth is by far one of the shortest songs in the Bible. But what the angels conveyed in this brief chorus to those shepherds that night contains a whole lot of Gospel Good News and today on Groundwork, we’ll ponder that little song’s meaning.

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Songs and Stories of Luke 1 & 2December 20 , 2013

Simeon's Song

Once the aged Simeon sees the baby Jesus in the temple, he recognizes God's promises fulfilled and sings "Lord, now let your servant depart in peace." So here's an interesting question. What would make you able to die in peace?

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Songs and Stories of Luke 1 & 2December 27 , 2013

The Boy Jesus

The Bible gives us only one tiny little glimpse into the boyhood years of Jesus’ life and this week on Groundwork we'll ponder that lone story of the boy Jesus and what it teaches us about him.

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