Angelic Greeting

The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored!The Lord is with you.” Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be. Luke 1:28-29 Mary was troubled, agitated, disturbed—greatly. Yeah! Sounds about right! It's not often that a heavenly being speaks to you. But surprisingly, she wondered—reasoned, deliberated, … Continue reading Angelic Greeting

Divine Encounter

In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. Luke 1:26-27 Two thousand years ago, a young girl had a divine encounter that changed the course … Continue reading Divine Encounter