From Disgrace Came Christmas!
God displayed His faithfulness in bringing the Messiah to His people; He uses even â€˜disgracefulâ€™ circumstances of ordinary People to fulfill His plans.
1. Malachi prophesied that â€˜Elijahâ€™ would come to turn and prepare hearts to the Lord before the coming of the Messiah.
Malachi 3:1; 4:5-6
2. God uses Zechariah & Elizabeth in their â€˜disgracefulâ€™ circumstances to bring about the fulfillment of this prophesy and prepared the way for the coming of the Messiah.
John was to be that â€˜Elijahâ€™. Verses 13-17
3. God will work through our worst circumstances to bring about His will in our lives!