This Week's Story

Zechariah: a speechless husband! part one

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A happy old childless couple receive an unbelievable promise.

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I was happy, when I married Zechariah. Twenty months later my arms felt empty. For me it was a new sensation and made me curious. My heart told me, “I want a baby.” Even when my arms were at my side, I felt them cradle our baby. My desire for a baby wasn’t to uphold our family honor, because I was expected to have children. It was something else. Time passed and no baby came to my arms. What was wrong? Couldn’t I have a baby?

Years went by and Zechariah…
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