God’s mercy is seen through His promises. When God promises something, He doesn’t go back on His word.
Category: Book of Luke verse by verse
Everything that came about, Elizabeth, who was barren, got pregnant, Zechariah being mute, and the words of praise that were said got the people wondering; what was God going to do with their child (John the baptist).
The people were perplexed with Elizabeth for naming her son John. In the first century, it seems that the people reused names from within their families, as the name familiarize the person’s family.
When we read in the Scriptures about salvation, we can be confident that those who have placed their trust in Jesus Christ will go to heaven after death.
Pride dwelling in a person’s heart keeps them away from coming to the knowledge of Jesus Christ for salvation.
The word “magnifies” means to declare someone great. Mary, from deep within her soul, acknowledged that the Lord is truly great because God has showered her with His favor.
The baby of Elizabeth leaping suggest that John felt the presence of Christ because the Holy Spirit was in John while in his mother’s womb (Luke 1:15).