Even this elderly pious couple were subject to pressures to conform, to do as had always been done, to name the child as tradition dictated. Elizabeth found her voice despite the protests. She challenged the wishes of others that which would go against Gods instructions even when it seemed she was being ignored. It’s not easy to be the one to speak out when everyone is saying something different. But through our protests and speaking up or out God maybe making something new and important known about him and his kingdom.
Is God encouraging you to find your voice this advent?
Today’s Advent thought is from Emma