The Promise To Abraham

He hath holpen his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy; As he spake to our fathers, to Abraham, and to his seed for ever. Luke 1:54-55 Mary closes her song of praise by harkening back to the promise made to Abraham in Genesis. Holpen means "to take hold of and support or help." Sojourn in … Continue reading The Promise To Abraham

“I Did It My Way” – GOD

He hath shewed strength with his arm; he hath scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts. He hath put down the mighty from their seats, and exalted them of low degree. He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he hath sent empty away. – Luke 1:51-53 In this portion … Continue reading “I Did It My Way” – GOD

Which Came First, Mercy or Fear?

And his mercy is on them that fear him from generation to generation. – Luke 1:50 Fear does not cause God to have mercy.  Fear of the Lord is the evidence of the hand of mercy upon a person. When Jonah ran from his duty to preach to Ninevah, he boarded a ship to get away. The … Continue reading Which Came First, Mercy or Fear?

So, Why Is Mary So Happy?

For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed. For he that is mighty hath done to me great things; and holy is his name. Luke 1:48-49 Why was Mary so happy that she just had to sing? Because God had blessed her beyond … Continue reading So, Why Is Mary So Happy?

Magnificent Rejoicing

And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord, And my spirit hath rejoiced in God my Saviour. – Luke 1:46-47 Mary’s song breaks forth immediately in strains of joy and gladness! Her happiness is not a superficial or temporary one. Her joy comes from deep within and acknowledges the majesty and wonder of the … Continue reading Magnificent Rejoicing