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Mary in the Bible: Luke 1:46-55
When Mary first learned that she would be the one to give birth to the promised Messiah, her reaction was to burst out in a song of praise to God. Her prayer, known as the Magnificat, continues to be recited in Christian churches around the world today.


1: Mary, the Mother of Jesus (died 1st Century). | Christian History Institute
Christian History Institute's "In Context" provides the background of the Virgin Mary's famous quotation, "My soul does magnify the Lord," the opening words of her Magnificat.


A Song of Christmas
An essay on "The Magnificat" or the Song of Mary. Simple, yet profound, they reflect a young life that understood the meaning of joy. What does Mary's song mean for us today?