Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jun 3, 2004
Can we be walking with the Lord, be strong in some areas and horribly weak in others, or does spiritual maturity mean we have grown evenly?Let’s contrast the responses of Zechariah the priest and Mary and then return to this question.
Zechariah and Mary, and Spiritual Shock
Here is a bulletin insert I wrote to add to the sermon, which follows:
Zechariah the Priest and Father of John the Baptist
The Christmas narrative really begins by setting the stage for Jesus’ coming through explaining how his forerunner, John the