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Know God in a Year #15 The Comfort of Foreshadowing


Simeon turns from praising God, to Mary, “This child is destined to be a sign which men reject.  The sword of sadness will pierce your heart also.”  he begins. God is speaking prophetically through Simeon to prepare Mary for the rejection of Jesus. He continues, “Many in Israel will fall and rise again because of […]

Know God in a Year #9 God Provides Emotional Support


How do you say, “An angel has told me I’m going to have the Messiah?” “What?” says her father. “Messiah, a baby? You’re a good girl, Mary, but…?” “Are you sure?” asks her mother. It was a lot to take in. Who could blame them for doubting? I’m sure Mary had her own doubts. Did […]