Ask any parent and they will talk about their hopes for their children. Every parent wants their children to be the best they can be, to find happiness and contentment in life.
Imagine if God told you the kinds of things Zechariah was being told here? How would you feel? How do you think Zechariah raised John knowing this is what he would be like?
Part of our responsibility as Christians is to raise the next generation. We all have a responsibility to see the faith passed on.
Today’s Advent Thought for the Day is from Norman