No other narrative in history has ever been so moving, so grand, so personal as this one. I am fascinated by the stories of Zachariah and Elizabeth; of Anna; of Mary and Joseph. All of them spoke directly to the Holy One, and their prayers were open and honest. Their journeys from “How, Why, When? … Read more
Weekly Verse: “And Mary said, “Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” And the angel departed from her.” Luke 1:38 Weekly Theme: Women who love out loud trust in the Word of God and rejoice! Weekly Prayer LORD, we will be women of the Word and … Read more
The Lord is with you! Luke 1:28 Intimacy was created by God as the foundation of a genuine relationship. He instilled the desire within us to know and be known and declared aloneness as “not good” at the very beginning. Genuine intimacy should be experienced in every dimension of our being— spirit, soul, and body—in … Read more
Weekly Verse: “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel” (which means, God with us).” Matthew 1:23 Weekly Theme: The name of the our Savior echos his desire to be with us. Weekly Prayer focus: LORD, thank you that intimacy and nearness is the foundation of our relationship with you.
Luke 1:28 The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” Imagine for a moment – Young Mary looks up to see a glowing stranger who begins the conversation with a bestowal of honor. She is astounded at such praise and greatly troubled by what seems … Read more