Luke 1: 67 – 80 Zechariah’s song

Luke 1: 67 – 80 Zechariah’s song His father Zechariah was filled with the Holy Spirit and prophesied: ‘Praise be to the Lord, the God of Israel, because he has come to his people and redeemed them. He has raised up a horn of salvation for us in the house of his servant David (asContinue reading “Luke 1: 67 – 80 Zechariah’s song”

Luke 1: 57 – 66 The birth of John the Baptist

Luke 1: 57 – 66 The birth of John the Baptist When it was time for Elizabeth to have her baby, she gave birth to a son. Her neighbours and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy, and they shared her joy. On the eighth day they came to circumcise the child,Continue reading “Luke 1: 57 – 66 The birth of John the Baptist”

Luke 1: 46 – 56 Mary’s song

Luke 1: 46 – 56 Mary’s song Mary has been told by an angel that she is to bear a son by the power of the Holy Spirit. As quickly as possible she has hurried to see her relative, Elizabeth, who is also expecting a child despite being old and barren. When they met, ElizabethContinue reading “Luke 1: 46 – 56 Mary’s song”