A blessed Advent to you, friends. In this season, I hope to post a more “regular” post on Tuesdays and a special Christmas post on Fridays. But first, a little introduction. 🙂
I think the same must have been true for the men and women, ordinary people like us, whom He chose to be intimately involved in His coming into this God-created yet sin-beaten world. Probing what their struggles might have been as they entered a story so familiar to us, but to them completely new, helps me remember that the same God who worked out His plan then and was faithful to them is the God who still reigns and continues to work out His plan today.
Part One: Elizabeth
But there will be no more gloom for her who was in anguish . . . The people who walk in darkness will see a great light; those who live in a dark land, the light will shine on them. You shall multiply the nation, You shall increase their gladness . . .
For the rest of the story, read Luke 1:5-25.
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