You have found favor with God. You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over Jacob’s descendants forever; his kingdom will never … Continue reading Commissioning

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