Sunday, December 13, 2015

Sunday Thought ~ Luke1 39 - 56


Mary visits Elizabeth


39 At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea, 40 where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth. 41 When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. 42 In a loud voice she exclaimed: “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the child you will bear! 43 But why am I so favored, that the mother of my Lord should come to me? 44 As soon as the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby in my womb leaped for joy.45 Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!”
46 And Mary said: "My soul glorifies the Lord 
47 and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, 
48 for he has been mindful of the humble state of his servant. From now on all generations will call me blessed, 
49 for the Mighty One has done great things for me-- holy is his name. 
50 His mercy extends to those who fear him, from generation to generation. 
51 He has performed mighty deeds with his arm; he has scattered those who are proud in their inmost thoughts. 
52 He has brought down rulers from their thrones but has lifted up the humble. 
53 He has filled the hungry with good things but has sent the rich away empty. 
54 He has helped his servant Israel, remembering to be merciful 
55 to Abraham and his descendants forever, even as he said to our fathers." 
56 Mary stayed with Elizabeth for about three months and then returned home.



Mary's submission to Gods Plan would be painful and cost her dearly
but she trusted Him, and had Faith in Him..
and she was willing to be His servant

but I often wonder...
if she really comprehended what lay ahead,


Love and Hugs 
Phoebe x

2 comments:

  1. I believe she knew his reason for being but maybe at ever detail.. Happy Sunday thank you so much for your dear visit... With love Janice

    ReplyDelete
  2. Thanks for a lovely, inspiring post.

    ReplyDelete