Presentation on theme: "Luke 1:26-38 Rejoice, O Favored One!. INTRODUCTION What favor have you done to others? What favor have you received? What favor do you expect? Christmas."— Presentation transcript:
Luke 1:26-38 Rejoice, O Favored One!
INTRODUCTION What favor have you done to others? What favor have you received? What favor do you expect? Christmas – Favor from above v25
Name: Mary City : Nazareth Marital: Engaged to Joseph Race: Descendant of David/Jewess Special Favor: Angel’s visitation/announcement of PROMISED MESSIAH How did she responded ?
FAVOUR BRINGS CONCERN Angel Gabriel’s Greetings – Favored one! The Lord be with you. Mary said, – What Kind of greetings v29 Angel’s said, Do not be afraid….
FAVOR INCLUDES CONFLICT Angel’s Announcement – You shall conceive “JESUS” v31 Mary – How can this be? v34 Angel said, The Holy Sprit will come upon you v35
FAVOR REQUIRES CONSENT Angel said, even Elizabeth conceived v36 Angel said, “nothing will be impossible with God”v37 Mary said,.. According to you word..v38
CONCLUSION Mary experienced God’s grace Mary pondered God’s word Mary obeyed God’s word What an example for us to follow!