For with God nothing will be impossible. ... ( Luke 1:58 Luke 1:66); but the meaning rather is, "shall have cause to rejoice"--it would prove to many a joyful event. (Compare Isaiah 9:2 , Matthew 4:13-17 ). God can do anything! ", Luke 1:37 (NCV) and yet not a trace of it is now to be seen, while the progeny of those two women--the one but the honored pioneer of the other--have made the world new. For there is nothing which God is not able to do. In striking him dumb, God dealt justly with him, because he had objected against God's word. And if it be the will of God that we live unknown to the world, still let us diligently seek to grow strong in the grace of Jesus Christ. drink neither wine nor strong drink--that is, shall be a Nazarite, or "a separated one" ( Numbers 6:2 , &c.). 1:35 The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee - The power of God was put forth by the Holy Ghost, as the immediate Divine agent in this work: and so he exerted the power of the Highest as his own power, who together with the Father and the Son is the most high God. 4 Ibid, p. 12. The meaning, then, on the whole, according to this interpretation, is as follows: The “carcass”--the corpse of Jesus Christ as crucified--that is the meeting-point of human souls, the centre of … Luke 1:37. : the verb means, in classic Greek, to be weak, of persons. For no word from God will ever fail. For {nothing will be impossible with God}. 3 With this in mind, since I myself have carefully investigated everything from the beginning, I too decided to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus, 4 so that you may know the certainty of the things you have been taught. . About the author, Luke the physician. This Seems Impossible. 2 It would be better for them to be thrown into the sea with a millstone tied around their neck than to cause one of these little ones to stumble. For no word from God will be void of power. The Word of God is therefore inviolable, or incapable of non-fulfillment. King James Version For with God nothing shall be impossible. ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE FORERUNNER. 1. set forth in order--more simply, to draw up a narrative. Luke 17:34-37. 1-4. The angel purposely conforms his language to Isaiah's famous prophecy ( Isaiah 7:14 ) [CALVIN]. The style of his writings, and his acquaintance with the Jewish rites and usages, sufficiently show that he was a Jew, while his knowledge of the Greek language and his name, speak his Gentile origin. Prayers of faith are filed in heaven, and are not forgotten. 37 For nothing will be impossible with God.” 38 And Mary said, “Behold, the bondslave of the Lord; may it be done to me according to your word.” And the angel departed from her. Son of God--That Christ is the Son of God in His divine and eternal nature is clear from all the New Testament; yet here we see that Sonship efflorescing into human and palpable manifestation by His being born, through "the power of the Highest," an Infant of days. to make ready, &c.--more clearly, "to make ready for the Lord a prepared people," to have in readiness a people prepared to welcome Him. Luke 1:37, NASB: "'For nothing will be impossible with God.'". We should observe the dealings of God, and wait the event. Luke 1:38 "I am the Lord's servant," Mary answered. (See Matthew 11:10 Matthew 11:11 .) the name that refreshes the fainting spirits of humbled sinners; sweet to speak and sweet to hear, Jesus, a Saviour! "Turn this as we will, we shall never be able to see the propriety of calling an unborn child "Lord," but by supposing Elisabeth, like the prophets of old, enlightened to perceive the Messiah's Divine nature" [OLSHAUSEN]. ", Luke 1:37 (CSB) Children can draw cards and then say the memory verse according to the card they choose. About the author, Luke the physician. In God's gracious dealings with us we ought to observe his gracious regards to us. Our Price: $23.99 Save: $16.00 (40%) ... An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NIV Study Bible and the NKJV MacArthur Study Bible, 2nd Edition - … EVIDENCE: S* B D L W Xi 565 TRANSLATIONS: ASV NEB RANK: B. The Preface. It is especially incredible when we consider the context. 4. that thou mightest know--"know thoroughly." In Revelation 18:2, Babylon the Great is described as being “a dwelling place of demons, a prison for every foul spirit, and a cage for every unclean and hated bird.”. . It is said, The hand of the Lord was working with John. and power of Elias--not his miraculous power, for John did no miracle" ( John 10:41 ), but his power "turning the heart," or with like success in his ministry. because nothing shall be impossible with God.'. ", For no promise from God will be impossible of fulfilment.". Luke 1:37 - KJV. 34. EVIDENCE: S* B D L W Xi 565 TRANSLATIONS: ASV NEB RANK: B. (57-66) The song of Zacharias. 2. from the beginning--that is, of His public ministry, as is plain from what follows. For nothing will be impossible with God. Luke 1:37 (CEB) 46-55. . EVIDENCE: S c A C K Delta Theta Pi Psi f1 f13 28 33 700 892 1010 1241 Byz Lect TRANSLATIONS: KJV RSV NASV NIV NEBn TEV And that we might find him so, we should trample on all that hinders our way to him. (Compare Micah 7:20 , Psalms 98:3 ). It is reviving; it brings light to those that sit in the shadow of death, as condemned prisoners in the dungeon. ", Luke 1:37 (CJB) Free Reading Plans and Devotionals related to Luke 1:37. This evangelist is generally supposed to have been a physician, and a companion of the apostle Paul. THE MIRACLE 5. ", Luke 1:37 (RSVA) 69. horn of salvation--that is "strength of salvation," or "mighty Salvation," meaning the Saviour Himself, whom Simeon calls "Thy Salvation" ( Luke 2:30 ). Christmas: The Promise Fulfilled. Zacharias heard all that the angel said; but his unbelief spake. Luke 1:37 (ASV) John--the same as "Johanan," so frequent in the Old Testament, meaning "Jehovah's gracious gift.". The angel's address means only, Hail, thou that art the especially chosen and favoured of the Most High, to attain the honour Jewish mothers have so long desired. 76-79. For no word from God shall be void of power. 78. The speaker is the Arch-Angel Gabriel. Of these astonishing facts, notes would naturally be taken and digests put into circulation. 37 When the two disciples heard him say this, they followed Jesus. ", Luke 1:37 (NIRV) A religious and moral reformer, Elijah-like, he should be ( Malachi 4:6 , where the "turning of the people's heart to the Lord" is borrowed from 1 Kings 18:37 ). Were we convinced of the huge mass of guilt that lies upon us, and the wrath that hangs over us for it, ready to fall upon us, it would be our continual thought, Is the Saviour mine? World English Bible For everything spoken by God is possible. This was that in which Zacharias failed. Here are the dying echoes of this song; and very beautiful are these closing notes--like the setting sun, shorn indeed of its noontide radiance, but skirting the horizon with a wavy and quivering light--as of molten gold--on which the eye delights to gaze, till it disappears from the view. NIV Luke 1:6 Both of them were upright in the sight of God, observing all the Lord's commandments and regulations blamelessly. 38. He is first mentioned ( acts 16:10 acts 16:11 ) , as with Paul at Troas, whence he attended him to Jerusalem, and was with him in his voyage, and in his imprisonment at Rome. 42-44. 3:16 ) nature must be produced so, as it was fit that should be which was to be taken into union with the Divine nature. 39. hill country--the mountainous tract running along the middle of Judea, from north to south [WEBSTER and WILKINSON]. Luke 1:37 (JUB) 63. marvelled all--at his giving the same name, not knowing of any communication between them on the subject. hast been instructed--orally instructed--literally, "catechized" or "catechetically taught," at first as a catechumen or candidate for Christian baptism. Luke 1:37 (BBE) As he spake to our fathers--The sense requires this clause to be read as a parenthesis. Luke 1:5-25 . 72. the mercy promised . 1. That he would grant us, &c.--How comprehensive is the view here given! 45. The doctrine of Christ is what the wisest and best of men have ventured their souls upon with confidence and satisfaction. Mary, animated by Elisabeth's address, and being also under the influence of the Holy Ghost, broke out into joy, admiration, and gratitude. Luke 1:37 (KJV) VISIT OF MARY TO ELISABETH. For nothing will be impossible with God.". his showing unto Israel--the presentation of himself before his nation, as Messiah's forerunner. The sense, of course, is one. Without can not be used by it self, meaning that it has to be minimum one more condition included (all/at least one,etc) all: "fish", without: "bread", will search for verses that contains "fish" but NOT "bread" start: search for verses that contains words that start with the search words For with God nothing will be impossible.". The gospel brings light with it; in it the day dawns. He would be the Savior of the world, fully God, and fully man. . Luke 8:17 NIV: For there is nothing hidden that will not be disclosed, and nothing concealed that will not be known or brought out into the open. He has looked on us with compassion and favour, and therefore has thus dealt with us. 29 Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be. The angel Gabriel had been sent by God to a virgin, Mary, who would be the mother of Jesus. Luke 1:37. This is a mistaken rendering in the NIV, in my view. I like the NIV translation for this verse. Through this, Luke said to us, “This account has all the proper academic and scholarly credentials. It has been denied that any such distinction was known to the Jews and New Testament writers. For with God nothing shall be impossible. Mark 16 Luke 2. There is not a word in this noble burst of divine song about his own child; like Elisabeth losing sight entirely of self, in the glory of a Greater than both. The best literal translation would be as follows: Luke 1:37 (ASV) 37 For no word from God shall be void of power. That is quite an amazing statement: no word from God will ever fail. Retail: $39.99. The Prediction Of Jesus' Birth. . from God . . Accordingly, while not one of them has survived the wreck of time, this and the other canonical Gospels live, and shall live, the only fitting vehicles of those life-bringing facts which have made all things new. But then, for the rest of the gospel, Luke didn’t use the language of scholars but of the common man, the language of the village and the street. not able--deprived of the power of speech ( Luke 1:64 ). Luke 17:1–37 NIV 1 Jesus said to his disciples: “Things that cause people to stumble are bound to come, but woe to anyone through whom they come. New International Version For no word from God will ever fail.” English Standard Version For nothing will be impossible with God.” All Translations and Commentary Luke 1:37 All Bible Translations of Luke 1:37 Wesley's Notes for Luke 1:37. ). The Lucado Encouraging Word Bible, NIV Edition . So Elijah invoked "the God Abraham, Isaac, and Israel," when seeking to "turn their heart back again" ( 1 Kings 18:36 1 Kings 18:37 ). Commentary on Luke 1:1-4. . Luke 1:37 (ESV) Nothing is impossible for God. In both songs the strain dies away on CHRIST; in Hannah's under the name of "Jehovah's King"--to whom, through all His line, from David onwards to Himself, He will "give strength"; His "Anointed," whose horn He will exalt ( 1 Samuel 2:10 ); in the Virgin's song, it is as the "Help" promised to Israel by all the prophets. righteous : Lu 16:15 Ge 6:9 7:1 17:1 Job 1:1,8 9:2 Ro 3:9-25 Php 3:6-9 Titus 3:3-7 Mark 16 Luke 2 ... 1,700 Key Words that Unlock the Meaning of the Bible. in order--or "consecutively"--in contrast, probably, with the disjointed productions to which he had referred. This again was a symbol of the "living sacrifice" of themselves and their services offered daily to God by the worshippers. -Geneva, http://www.baptistboard.com/showpost.php?p=522687&postcount=3, (You must log in or sign up to post here. (1) The purpose of all redemption--"that we should serve Him"--that is, "the Lord God of Israel" ( Luke 1:68 ). Holy power of the highest--the immediate energy of the Godhead conveyed by the Holy Ghost. The Committee on Bible Translation (CBT), the team of translators responsible for the New International Version (NIV) Bible, is composed of world-class scholars and leaders in their respective fields. "Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows. ", Luke 1:37 (HNV) God has ways of working on children in their infancy, which we cannot account for. ", Luke 1:37 (NRSA) Nothing is impossible with God. (67-80). that holy thing born of thee--that holy Offspring of thine. He shall go before Him with courage, zeal, holiness, and a mind dead to earthly interests and pleasures. So they went and saw where he was staying, and they spent that day with him. in the spirit--after the model. Luke 1:30-31 And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. (1-4) Zacharias and Elisabeth. (26-38) Interview of Mary and Elisabeth. We cannot expect an interest therein if we do not pray, and pray with our spirits, and are not earnest in prayer. . 6. commandments and ordinances--The one expressing their moral--the other their ceremonial--obedience [CALVIN and BENGEL], (Compare Ezekiel 11:20 , Hebrews 9:1 ). 77. to give knowledge of salvation--To sound the note of a needed and provided "salvation" was the noble office of John, above all that preceded him; as it is that of all subsequent ministers of Christ; but infinitely loftier was it to be the "Salvation" itself ( Luke 1:69 and Luke 2:30 ). "The mother of my Lord"--but not "My Lady" (compare Luke 20:42 , John 20:28 )" [BENGEL]. Without controversy, great was the mystery of ( 1 Timothy. 39 A few days later Mary hurried to the hill country of Judea, to the town For his part, Luke treats his material with precision, dignity, and grandeur. Luke 1:37, ESV: "For nothing will be impossible with God.”" Luke 1:37, KJV: "For with God nothing shall be impossible." Even real believers are apt to dishonour God by unbelief; and their mouths are stopped in silence and confusion, when otherwise they would have been praising God with joy and gratitude. 15. great in the sight of the Lord--nearer to Him in official standing than all the prophets. If "the disobedient" be "the children," and to "the fathers" belongs "the wisdom of the just" [BENGEL], the meaning will be, "he shall bring back the ancient spirit of the nation into their degenerate children" [CALVIN, &c.]. Please share you request, spoken or unspoken. Luke 1:37 ESV. Luke 1:37-38 New International Version (NIV) 37 For no word from God will ever fail.” 38 “I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. by John R. W. Stott (Downers Grove: Inter-Varsity Press, 1979), p.11. 7. As the leper was the living symbol of sin, so was the Nazarite of holiness; nothing inflaming was to cross his lips; no razor to come on his head; no ceremonial defilement to be contracted. "Nay, rather blessed are they that hear the word of God and keep it.". Because Luke was a doctor, he was a man of science and research, and this in reflected in his history of the life of Jesus. God does not know the meaning of impossible. The Lucado Encouraging Word Bible, NIV Edition offers encouragement in God’s Word with a masterful collection of Max Lucado’s encouraging words curated from his more than forty years of sermons, books, and articles interspersed in Scripture.Learn More > For with God nothing will be impossible. The disobedient and rebellious would be brought back to the wisdom of their righteous forefathers, or rather, brought to attend to the wisdom of that Just One who was coming among them. Luke 1:37 (RHE) 2 Paul N. Benware, Luke: The Gospel of the Son of Man, Everyman’s Bible Commentary Series (Chicago: Moody Press, 1985), p.11. God is God and He will always will be. 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