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Mary’s First Response Eclipsed By What She Did Next

For You From The Word The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” Mary was greatly troubled at his words. (Luke 1:28-29) For You To Think About It can be … Continue reading

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What To Do When Pregnancy Is a Surprise

For You From The Word “I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May it be to me as you have said.” (Luke 1:38) For You To Think About Mary was surprised when she discovered she was to bear the Christ … Continue reading

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Choosing Life: She Said Yes When She Had 3 Reasons to Say No

For You From The Word Mary was greatly troubled … But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, you have found favor with God. You will be with child and give birth to a son.” (Luke 1:29-31) … Continue reading

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Affirmation: Your Words Are a Prized Treasure

For You From The Word Mary kept all these things and pondered them in her heart. (Luke 2:19, NKJV) For You To Think About Mary’s pregnancy and the birth of her first-born Son were controversial. She endured whispers behind her … Continue reading

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Jesus Honored and Valued Women

For You From the Word Since you are precious and honored in my sight, and because I love you, I will give men in exchange for you, and people in exchange for your life. (Isaiah 43:4) For You To Think About When … Continue reading

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Serving: Mary And Joseph Were the Least Of These

For You From The Word Whatever you do for one of the least of these, you do for me.  (Matthew 25:40) For You To Think About Mary and Joseph were not influential community members. In fact, they had little, if … Continue reading

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Serving: Your Family May Be Just What She Needs

For You From The Word When Jesus saw his mother standing there beside the disciple he loved, he said to her, “Dear woman, here is your son.” And he said to this disciple, “Here is your mother.” And from then on this disciple took … Continue reading

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A Friend’s Love Is Loyal

For You From The Word  A true friend is always loyal, and a brother is born to help in time of need. (Proverbs 17:17, TLB) For You To Think About A friend relationship is modeled on the unconditional love of … Continue reading

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Friends: A Refuge In the Struggle … For Jesus, Too

For You From The Word Six days before the Passover, Jesus arrived at Bethany. A dinner was given in Jesus’ honor. Martha served …then Mary took about a pint of pure nard, an expensive perfume; she poured it on Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Christmas Choices, Part 2: Mary’s Choice

For You From The Word “I am the servant of the Lord,” she said. “Let it be to me according to your word” (Luke 1:38, ESV). For You To Think About Put yourself into the sandals of a 15-year-old first … Continue reading

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