Why Did God Choose Mary To Give Birth To Jesus? – Luke 1:21-38

From my reading in Luke 1:21-38 in the One Year New Testament.

Why Mary?

Mary just got done hearing what would be the most life changing news of her life! The angel Gabriel just finish telling her she would have a son by the Holy Spirit and this was her response.

“I am the Lord’s servant. May everything you have said about me come true.” Luke 1:38

I believe this attitude is one of the reasons God chose Mary for this noble task. She was a servant. Mary was humble and willing to accept whatever God had for her. This allowed her to trust God even for the most miraculous of events.

Mary is a great example of humble service of God. If you want to be used by God in powerful ways you must be willing to accept whatever the Lord brings you.

Are you open to God using you, even to do something unusual?

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About David Worcester

I am the founder and director of a campus ministry at San Diego State called Challenge. I am also serving as an ordained elder at Mission Trails Church. I love speaking and writing about college ministry, gospel appointments, and practical ways to live out God’s Word! I am also passionate about: leadership training, learning, missions, church planting, surfing, hiking, sports, photography and traveling (So far I’ve visited 23 countries & all 50 states). I’m married to Jessica Worcester who I fell in love with while doing college ministry together and we have a two year old son named Samuel. I graduated from from the University of Oklahoma (OU) with a degree in Film & Video Studies. And I received my Masters in Theological Studies from Gateway Seminary. I am an ordained minister who loves speaking and writing about practical ways to live out God’s Word in life and ministry.

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