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Powered by 4 - April 22, 2014

  • 2014 Apr 22

Incredible Answer

today's reading.
Luke 1:5-24    

the blog.
Today we meet Zechariah and Elizabeth, the parents of John the Baptist, and they are quite the couple. I liked how Luke provided us with so much detailed information about them. Here are few of the things that stood out to me--they were both living right before God, they were not young--in fact they were very old, both had priestly lineage, and they had no children because Elizabeth was barren. Yet even though Zechariah and Elizabeth were old, Zechariah was praying about having a child. And then, when his prayer is answered quite miraculously, "'Don't be afraid, Zechariah! God has heard your prayer. Your wife, Elizabeth, will give you a son, and you will name him John'" (vs. 13), Zechariah hesitates and questions what he has been told.

So have you ever been surprised by God responding to an "unlikely" prayer request? How did you respond and why? Tami

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