5 results for tag: Mary
One of the most frequent and comforting biblical themes was part of the message given to three of the principle characters in the first Christmas. Join Greg for this Christmas message as we see that Zechariah, Mary and the shepherds were all encouraged "not to be afraid." We are given that same encouragement! https://www.ptm.org/mp3/FreeDwnld/RCWR201.mp3
Mary's pregnancy was different from that of many other women in the Bible - Mary was not desperately hoping to become pregnant. The most momentous birth in all of history is a departure from other biblical birth stories. https://www.ptm.org/mp3/FreeDwnld/RCWR095.mp3
CLICK HERE to read now (PDF Format) Brad Jersak: Mary: The Second Eve– pg. 3 Scott Erickson: O Eve!– pg. 7 Greg Albrecht: Wrapping an Idea in a Person – pg. 8 Jim Fowler: The Reason for the Season – pg. 10 Felicia Murrell: Advent Poem – pg. 12 Richard Rohr: Christ in the Face of the Other – pg. 13 Greg Albrecht: Was Christ a Created Being? -pg. 15
When she found out that she was pregnant, how did the young teenager we today know as Mary, the mother of Jesus, react? We'll discuss Mary's thoughts, as illustrated by her song - traditionally known as the magnificat (Luke 1:46-55). https://www.ptm.org/mp3/FreeDwnld/RCWR148.mp3
If you knew that a gift would bring you great joy but also some hardships, would you accept it? Greg talks about Mary’s response to the Angel Gabriel’s announcement that she would be the mother of God and that God has offered us an incredible gift.