Luke 1:62-66 NIVUK
62 Then they made signs to his father, to find out what he would like to name the child. 63 He asked for a writing tablet, and to everyone’s astonishment he wrote, ‘His name is John.’ 64 Immediately his mouth was opened and his tongue set free, and he began to speak, praising God. 65 All the neighbours were filled with awe, and throughout the hill country of Judea people were talking about all these things. 66 Everyone who heard this wondered about it, asking, ‘What then is this child going to be?’ For the Lord’s hand was with him.
Everyone is filled with awe at what has been going on – this elderly couple’s miraculous pregnancy, Zach’s sudden dumbness and now his dramatic exclamations. Could it really be that this child is from God, that his drawings of an angel was not just fantasy?
If his start to life was so special, what did this mean about the child and who he would be?…
As one of God’s reborn children, he has hopes and plans for your present and future too. I wonder who you are and are going to be in him?