What's in a Naming
Faithful elders Zechariah and Elizabeth are blessed by God to bear a child in their elder years. And miracle upon miracle, without being able to communicate, they agree on the name John, "God is gracious," or "God saves." His name will predict a future in which God will indeed send a savior for a people oppressed and occupied. May we too live up to this name and proclaim Jesus coming into the world.