Luke 1:1-7 NLT

1 Many people have set out to write accounts about the events that have been fulfilled among us.
2 They used the eyewitness reports circulating among us from the early disciples.a

References for Luke 1:2

    • 1:2 - Greek from those who from the beginning were servants of the word.
      3 Having carefully investigated everything from the beginning, I also have decided to write a careful account for you, most honorable Theophilus,
      4 so you can be certain of the truth of everything you were taught.
      5 When Herod was king of Judea, there was a Jewish priest named Zechariah. He was a member of the priestly order of Abijah, and his wife, Elizabeth, was also from the priestly line of Aaron.
      6 Zechariah and Elizabeth were righteous in God’s eyes, careful to obey all of the Lord’s commandments and regulations.
      7 They had no children because Elizabeth was unable to conceive, and they were both very old.