A Voice in the Wilderness

In conclusion of Zacharias’ prophecy we see the correct purpose of the gospel. Zacharias had already declared the work of Christ as our Redeemer, but now the purpose of the preacher and the voices called to cry in the wilderness is to declare the message of salvation. Not to offer an invitation for salvation but to declare it as complete, finished, and done – to deliver a message of comfort to the sin-sick soul of the child of God.