Anna: Worshipful Waiting
There’s a woman named Anna who spent her entire adult life waiting. She is our last lady of Christmas and the kind of woman we’d all like to be one day. Anna’s brief account has a lot to teach us about receiving Christ rightly.
Mary’s Mother: Holding on and Letting Go
“Mommy, I hold you?” I can still remember my 2-year-old daughter saying that phrase to me as she reached for me, wanting to be wrapped in my arms. I felt like the days of raising little kids would never end. My back ached from carrying them, my eyelids drooped from lack of sleep, my hands…
Elizabeth: Spirit-led and Immovable
“40 … (Mary) entered the house and greeted Elizabeth. 41 At the sound of Mary’s greeting, Elizabeth’s child leaped within her, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. 42 Elizabeth gave a glad cry and exclaimed to Mary, ‘God has blessed you above all women, and your child is blessed. 43 Why am I…