The Gospel of Luke
In today’s text, Elizabeth is about 6 months pregnant with the baby who will become John the Baptist – a man God will call to prepare the way for the coming Messiah. Mary, the then future mother of Jesus, takes a road trip to go visit her. During her visit, she will deliver what we now know as “The Magnificat”, a song of praise about what God is doing. Zechariah, the father of John the Baptist and husband of Elizabeth will also deliver a sort of spoken word project/prophecy about his son.