This morning in my Bible reading I was in the New Testament in Luke 1. Well I was in John 1, too, but I'm writing more about what I noticed in Luke 1.
What I noticed was the contrast between Zachariah and Mary.
Both are visited by an angel (the same one in fact, Gabriel) who tells each about a future birth of a child.
Zachariah says (The Message) "Do you expect me to believe this?"
Mary says "Yes, I see it all now: 'I'm the Lord's maid, ready to serve. Let it be with me just as you say.'"
Interesting to me is the fact Zachariah was the vocational religious person of the two.
Just found it really interesting.