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Luke 1:76 And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Most High; for you will go before the Lord to prepare his ways.
Making my way up the ramp, I hit a thick spot and slid a bit. Just then, Johnny came running across the street with his large shovel in his tiny hands. For ten minutes, he dug the snow and ice off the wood, chattering all the while.
He completely cleared the path for me so I could bring home good things to the people I loved, just as John the Baptist made way for Jesus to bring the gospel. A young boy and a grown man paved the way, and both have the great joy of being named John.
MOVING FORWARD: Do you have a friend or family member who reminds you of John the Baptist? Thank them for their work and love today.