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Two Couples

 

December 12, 2019

Illustration by John McConahy

Scriptures to Read:

St. Luke 1:5-10

St. Luke 1:11-17

St. Luke 1:18-25

St. Luke 1:39-45

St. Luke 1:57-66

St. Luke 1:67-80

St. Luke 3:2-20

Two couples figure very prominently in the Christmas story. I'd like to look at them with you. First is the senior couple. Their names are Zachariah and Elizabeth. Both were descendents of Aaron, the first High Priest of Israel. Through Aaron the priesthood descends. At the time of King David, the priesthood was divided into twenty four courses or sub-families. Abijah was the line of which Zachariah was a descendent. The Temple duty fallen to Zachariah...



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