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Today's Devotional: Are you distracted?
This morning I've been distracted by all sorts of things: miscellaneous emails, my cell phone...

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But Mary Sang
Before we get into the story of the one who comes at Christmas, and who He really was, I want to take you into a prelude — a prelude that is the story about the one person who knew Him best: Mary, His mother. Mary’s story is about a song she sang, before the Christmas […]

Revive Our Hearts: Mary's Secret to Embracing Life-Shaking Circumstances (Janet Parshall)
Set aside Christmas decorations, carols, and cards. Get fresh perspective on a poor, young girl tasked with a gigantic assignment. Janet Parshall helps you see the faith of Mary of Nazareth with new eyes.

True Woman Blog: Mary and Elizabeth--Two True Women
Amidst the busyness of Christmas, I want to pause and reflect more deeply upon the Christmas story. And this year God has brought to mind two women who played a major role—two women who I think are true examples of biblical womanhood.

Portrait of a Woman Used by God (Study Outline)
Do you want to live a life of significance? Let Mary of Nazareth teach you how. Review these questions as they are, or respond to them as you listen to Nancy's message titled "Portrait of a Woman Used by God."

Mary: Portrait of a Woman Used by God
Learn from Mary’s story about the kind of woman God uses to fulfill His redemptive purposes in the world.

Revive Our Hearts: Mary of Nazareth
Nancy uses Mary of Nazareth, an ordinary young woman who said yes to God, as an example of the kind of woman God chooses to fulfill His purposes. of the Bible

Birth of Jesus in the Bible - a Christian perspective
Mary was the mother of Jesus. She found to be with child through the Holy Spirit, not Joseph--her soon to be husband. Before the birth of Jesus, Joseph considered divorcing Mary quietly, but an angel came to him and told him not to. Mary gave birth to her son and Joseph named him Jesus per the angel's request.

Virgin Mary in the Bible - a Christian perspective
In accordance with Biblical prophesy, Jesus was born to a virgin named Mary. An angel appeared to Mary to tell her the incredible news--that she was pregnant, and that her son would be the savior of God's people.

Conception in the Bible - a Christian perspective
The conception of Jesus was a miracle in itself: Jesus was conceived in Mary's womb by God. The virgin birth is one of the signs that points to Jesus' divinity, and is a familiar element of Christmas stories to this day.

Martha in the Bible: Luke 10:38-42
The sisters Mary and Martha serve as an interesting object lesson for us. Martha was too concerned with day-to-day matters to find time to simply sit down and absorb Jesus' teachings. Jesus gently chides her for letting her worries blind her to her spiritual need.