1. Angelic Pronouncements
– Mary is given the news that completely flips her world upside down
– He is called Immanuel – God with us! (Isaiah 7:14)
2. How Can This Be?
– The angel has to explain to Mary about the Virgin Birth – an incredibly important doctrine for
– Gabriel’s final words? Nothing is impossible with God!
3. Working In before Working Through
– Though she doesn’t understand, Mary submits to God’s will
– God also works in Elizabeth and her unborn child, John the Baptist
– Mary responds by breaking out into a song
– God confounds us by choosing the unlikely