Rev. Clint Smith
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Truth 1: God chose Mary to be the mother of Jesus.
-God sent Gabriel to Mary’s house to speak with her directly.
-Gabriel pronounced God’s blessing on Mary.
Truth 2: God communicated with Mary what was to come.
-Gabriel told Mary to listen carefully. He gave her seven specifics.
1. Even though you are a virgin, you will conceive in your womb.
2. You will give birth to a son.
3. You shall call His name Jesus.
4. He will be great and called the Son of the Most High.
5. The Lord will give Him the throne of His father David.
6. He will reign over the house of Israel forever.
7. His Kingdom will never end.
-God gave Mary spiritual comfort that she would complete His will.
Truth 3: Mary listened and obeyed God’s commands.
-Mary was initially confused and asked for clarity.
-Mary conceded to Garbriel that she was willing to be obedient to the word of the Lord.