- Intellectualism/Doubt - Zechariah "Unbelieving Missed it!"
- Religious tradition
- Fear of the supernatural
- Un-Surrendered sin
- Emotional wounds
- An unyielded spirit
Luke 1:37-38 (NIV) For nothing is impossible with God." "I am the Lord's servant," Mary answered. "May it be to me as you have said." Then the angel left her.
Luke 1:54-55 (NIV) He has helped his servant Israel, remembering to be merciful to Abraham and his descendants forever, even as he said to our fathers."
Acts 2:38-39 (NIV) Peter replied, "Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. And you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. The promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off--for all whom the Lord our God will call."