In the time of Herod King of Judea, there was a very old couple. This couple was Zechariah and Elizabeth. Even though this couple live happily together, Elizabeth was very dissapointed of herself because she wasn't able to have a child.
At Zechariah and Elizabeth Home...
When Zechariah’s was choose by lot to go into the temple of the Lord, an angel of the Lord appeared to him. Zechariah was gripped with fear, but then the angel start talking to him, annoucing that Elizabeth will bear him a son and that he must call him John.
A new child is born
John couldn't believe the angel's words since he and his wife were already old people, and because of that now Zechariah is unable to talk.
Eighth days laters the child was going to be circumcised, his mother spoke up and said that he is to be called John.
When his time of service finished, Zechariah came back to home and found his wife pregnant. Elizabeth was so graceful and happy that she will finally have a child!
Elizabeth's time to have her baby has finally arrived, she gaves birth to a son. Her neighbors and relatives heard that the Lord had shown her great mercy, wich makes this child's birth even more special.
Everyone was surprised and confused at the same time, so one of them went to his father and confirmed. When Zechariah confirmed that his son will be named John he begins to talks again! At the end of the day, the child was named John just how God wanted to be.