Women of the Word: Elizabeth


Elizabeth was the wife of Zachariah and a cousin of Mary, the mother of Jesus. Her and her husband were both righteous people and for years they asked God to bless them with a child. They had to wait a long time but because of their faith and patience, God answered their prayers, and gave them a son. And he was no ordinary son; he was John the Baptist – the forerunner of Jesus the Christ. Here are four things we can take from the Godly life of Elizabeth whose story is found throughout Luke 1.

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