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This fourth week of Advent bears thoughts of an expectant Mary, awaiting the arrival of her son, with hope and joy. May we too bear joy and anticipation of the birth of our Savior and carry forth his love in all that we do!
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““And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall name Him Jesus.” (Luke 1:31, NASB95)
Gabriel’s astonishing announcement to an unknown Jewish girl in a backwater part of the Roman Empire, it is such an unexpected moment that even now, after 2000 years of Christian history, the reader is stunned at the moment that Mary realizes that she will be the one to bear the Messiah, Jesus means “Savior.” 108 more words