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I was thinking about the birth of John the Baptist recently when an aspect of the story struck me in a new way.
The scriptural account of his birth (and even his life) is relatively condensed. We know that Zechariah and Elizabeth were old and childless when the angel made his appearance to Zechariah foretelling the birth of John the Baptist. We know there were the nine months of Elizabeth’s pregnancy. And then we know there was a period of years before John began his public ministry.
We can learn all of that in just a few minutes of Bible …