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    The Christmas Story 2: Visiting Elizabeth

    Luke 1:38 The encounter with the angel ended abruptly with Mary having the last word.  What happened after the angel was gone? Picture her climbing the hill behind Nazareth to her favorite look-out spot. Her shoulders shook with quiet sobs; her mind whirled with doubts …

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    Mary, Mother of Jesus – Part 6

    I believe the experience with Elizabeth was one of the things Mary pondered in her heart?  She kept it alive by reliving it over and over. It brought strength and comfort during the hard times of her life. Mary and Elizabeth each give full expression …

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    Mary, the Mother of Jesus – Part 5

    Read Luke 1:46-56 If Mary had any fears and doubts, we certainly don’t hear them in this scene with Elizabeth.  Mary burst into a song of praise to God. She mingled her own words with Hannah’s and the Psalms creating a new hymn of worship.  …

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    Mary, the mother of Jesus – Part 4

    As Mary entered Zechariah’s house, we are immediately reminded of the marked contrast between Zechariah’s and Mary’s response to Gabriel. He was mute and Mary spoke. She greeted Elizabeth, and at Mary’s greeting the child, John, in Elizabeth’s womb leapt for joy.  Leapt could be …

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    Mary, the Mother of Jesus – Part 3

    Then Mary said, “Behold the maidservant of the Lord! Let it be to me according to your word.” And the angel departed from her. Luke 1:38 The encounter with the angel ended abruptly with Mary having the last word.  What happened after the angel was …

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    God’s Gift of Sisterhood

    I’ve been thinking a lot about the relationship between Elizabeth and Mary. Here is an excerpt from my book: “What a wonderful gift God gives to each of these two women. The gift of each other! Each can affirm and strengthen the other’s faith. They …

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