1:46-55, 26-38, Mark
What does it
mean when the scripture records that Mary found favor with God?
Because God looks
on the heart not the the outside, God found in Mary one worthy of
begin the Mother of His son Jesus. It was the angel Gabriel who
brought the news from heaven to Mary. Gabriel bridged the gap
between the two world, heaven and earth.
Observations about Mary
a very young women who was a virgin. She was of a lower status
her cousin Elizabeth was an old women; neither one seemed like a
likely choice to birth a child.
words of praise show significant he knowledge of the word was with a
number references to scripture. This was true even though boys
were the ones who were provided with education.
words came from the heart not just the head.
blessing included information that the Child would be the cause of the
rise and fall of many in Israel. That is still true today.
Mary certainly experienced that from the wedding at Cana to the cross
is a time when we should fine a way to bring Glory to God.