<019> "For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled with the Holy Ghost, even from his mother's womb. And many of the children of Israel shall he turn to the Lord their God." (Luke 1:15-17 AV) Note: The emphasis upon "you shall have joy...for he shall be..." indicates that the joy is going to last. It will not be just a short experience of joy because a son has been born. Luke's Emphasis: The focus is upon John's future status, behavior, condition and impact. Details: