Mary: An Example for the Ages Part 2


During those days Mary set out and traveled to the hill country in haste to a town of Judah, where she entered the house of Zechariah and greeted Elizabeth. (Luke 1:39-40)

Read and Ponder:

  1. Luke 1:39-56, Ephesians 2:9

Mary focuses on the covenant God made with Abraham. Her faith is not based on emotion; instead, her foundation is on the knowledge of God’s purpose and confidence in His faithfulness.


Questions to Ponder:

  1. What isElizabeth’s response to Mary’s condition?
  2. How does Mary act knowing that her son will be the greater of the two infants?
  3. What would my response be if I were Elizabeth or Mary?
  4. Do I trust and know God like Mary or do I base my faith on fickle emotions?


Lord Jesus, make me more like your blessed Mother, Mary. Give me the courage to say, Behold I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word. Luke 1:38 (NAB)


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