Zacharias

          Scripture: Luke 1: 5-7  “In the days of Herod, king of Judea, there was a priest named Zacharias, of the division of Abijah, and he had a wife from the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. And they both were righteous before God, walking in all His commandments and statues of the Lord. But they had no child: because Elizabeth was barren and both advanced in age.” Once while Zacharias’ division was on duty and he was serving, he was chosen by lot to burn incense, and many were praying outside. There appeared an angel of the Lord standing on …

Elizabeth, Mother of John the Baptist

        “In the days of Herod, there was a priest named Zechariah… and his wife was Elizabeth, Though they were righteous, they had no children.”  Luke 1: 5-7 But God was aware of Elizabeth’s bareness, and promised her husband she would conceive during old age and bear a son. It was considered a reproch to be barren, and God honored the aged couple with a son, and he was named John. The next mention of John is in the wilderness preaching a message of repentance and baptizing those who responded to the message. Jesus knew all that John was doing and went to the …