Text: Luke 1:26-38
Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.
In today’s Gospel reading we hear that the Angel Gabriel came to Mary in order to foretell the coming of the Messiah. Yes, the Angel Gabriel comes bearing a message for this no-name insignificant peasant girl, who is living in a dumpy town called Nazareth. He comes to this young virgin who is probably not much older than 14-16 years old; he comes to her with a profound message that she is favored by God, for God will work through her to bring forth the Messiah of the whole entire world.
Needless to say, Mary becomes greatly perplexed from the message . . . Read All