In this passage about Elizabeth's unborn child, John the Baptist, the word "baby" is used to describe Jesus while He was still in His mother's womb. What Luke is doing is treating this child in the womb as a person. He uses the word baby which he later uses for Jesus in the manger. He uses the word joy, which is what persons feel. He uses the phrase “filled with the Spirit”...
Speaker: John Piper
Scripture: Genesis 1:27, Genesis 5:5, Genesis 9:6, James 3:9-10, Psalm 8:3-6
Topic: The Birth of Christ