Mary, Did You Know?

The Christmas song “Mary, did you know?”  raises a question every Christian would love to personally ask Mary.

From the Bible here are a few things we know that Mary knew.

Mary knew she was just Mary from a nowhere place called Nazareth.

 

Mary knew she was Jewish and was hated for simply being a Jew.

 

Mary knew she was a virgin and promised to Joseph a descendant of David and this was no one else’s business.

 

Mary knew she was receiving grace from God, she would be pregnant and give birth to a son called Jesus.

 

Mary knew her son would be great and called the Son of the most high God.

 

Mary knew her pregnancy would begin unlike any other that had ever begun and very few would believe her when she claimed she had never known a man.

 

Mary knew her son would be called Holy and the Son of God.

 

Mary knew that with God all things are possible and she was about to live this truth.

 

Mary knew she would called blessed and so would her son.

 

Mary knew that God had come to her because she was willing to humbly cooperate with Him.

 

Mary knew that God controlled everything and everyone.

 

Mary knew a spear would cut through her soul as she watched the plan for her son unfold.

 

Some say that Mary was only 15 years old when she knew all of this. So much to know for one so young!

 

Mary, the mother of Jesus was too young. Even so, the One she knew and what He told her made her willing to be what she  could not be and do what she could not do in the Jesus story.

 

God stills calls those who are too young and too old to do the impossible with Him in the Jesus story.

 

Click here to see and hear the song “Mary, did you know?”

 

Bud McCord

Abide International

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