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    Anna Tells the World – Mary Series Part 18

    Galatians 4:4 says, “When the fullness of time had come, God sent forth His Son.” God’s timing is perfect. Here are several translations of Anna’s entrance into the dedication scene: “She came along just as Simeon was talking with Mary and Joseph” (NLT); “At that …

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    Anna Worshiped – Mary Series Part 17

    Luke says that Anna never left the temple. Some scholars believe that she lived in a place quite near the temple so she would be available whenever sacred temple services were going on. “Others think she had lodgings in the courts of the temple, either …

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    Anna, Daughter of Phanuel – Mary Series 16

    Daughter of Phanuel Identifying ancestry in first century Mediterranean culture tells us something about that person. Usually when a woman was married, she was known by her husband’s name.  But, Anna was identified by her father’s name, Phanuel.  Perhaps, because he was well-known to the …

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    The Prophet Anna – Mary Series Part 15

    Mary didn’t have long to ponder Simeon’s words. Just as Simeon finished speaking, an old woman, Anna, approached her. We’ll take a short detour for a couple of blog posts to explore Anna and her story. Luke 2: 36-38 All we know about Anna come …

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    Anna, the Prophet

    Anna was a female prophet. What is a prophet? Often, we think of a prophet as someone who gives a prediction about the future. Most prophets didn’t tell the future. Instead, they were a mouthpiece for God, declaring and interpreting God’s message.  Anna is the first prophet mentioned …

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