Sanewriter's Blog: A Heart for the Word

Mary was minding her own business when God just invaded her life. He didn’t ask her about her plans, her hopes, or her dreams. He didn’t go to her parents to see if His plan for her would be all right with them. He didn’t discuss things with her fiancé until after Mary had submitted to the plan either. The announcement of the plan and Mary’s reaction were as follows:

  • God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a village in Galilee, to a virgin named Mary. She was engaged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of King David. Gabriel appeared to her and said, “Greetings, favored woman! The Lord is with you!”
  • Confused and disturbed, Mary tried to think what the angel could mean.
  • “Don’t be afraid, Mary,” the angel told her, “for you have found favor with God! You will conceive and give birth to…

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~ by sanewriter on December 25, 2012.

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