[36] And behold, your relative Elizabeth in her old age has also conceived a son, and this is the sixth month with her who was called barren. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. Teresa L. Major. We should respond by saying, I don’t completely understand these things but I do know that God is always good. This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. Are there times in our lives when we don’t fully see or understand what God is doing? [28] And he came to her and said, “Greetings, O favored one, the Lord is with you!”  [29] But she was greatly troubled at the saying, and tried to discern what sort of greeting this might be. Praying through Luke 1:37 . The same God who performed all those miracles and many, many more is the same God that is still making impossible situations possible today. And the Lord God will give to him the throne of his father David,  [33] and he will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and of his kingdom there will be no end.”, [34] And Mary said to the angel, “How will this be, since I am a virgin?”. (Ryle 21), There has never been better Good News proclaimed than what the angel Gabriel spoke to Mary that day. Get FREE articles and audio teachings every week in my discipleship emails! Sermon. Luke 1:26-38. Leave a Comment or Question Cancel reply. Nothing is impossible with him! So whether you have heard this verse before or not, do you actually believe it? Luke 1:26-38 FEAR NOT. She is favored of God (v. 30), thoughtful (v. 29; 2:19, 51), obedient (v. 38), believing (v. 45), worshipful (v. 46) and a faithful follower of God’s law (2:22-51; Craddock 1990:27-28). "Nothing will be impossible with God" (Luke 1:37) Years ago, when I was in college, one of my professors, the wonderful Dr. O. In the Book of 2 Samuel 7 where God declares to King David that David will not build for God a dynasty but God will build for David a dynasty. This website uses cookies to improve your experience. The baby she will have will be the Son of God not the son of Joseph. That’s a correct rendering. She feared God more than she feared man. God’s Word to His people is nothing is impossible wit God. max volume. We don’t know the age of Mary but probably she was barely a teenager. Mark Lamprecht preaching a devotion on Luke 1:37 on 09-05-2011. What’s in a name? Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Home Sermons Luke 1:37. These cookies do not store any personal information. Last week we saw Gabriel in the temple with Zachariah, but before that, his last appearance was in the Book of Daniel which was written about 600 years before and this appearance was in response to Daniel’s prayer. He is one Person in the Triune Godhead…He is God. We see him perform healings, miracles, signs and wonders. From this verse, we know that there is power and authority in God's words. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. I have shared Luke 1:37 on this space many times before, but 900+ posts in and it’s a verse that I can’t not repeat. Good News; Prayer; The story is told of an overworked mother of eight who lived in the 1700s. This is a distortion of the text. The world was tail spinning out of control in sin and had not heard from God for a while. We see that Mary’s question, “How will this be, since I am a virgin?” ,further proves the truth of the Virgin Birth. [32] He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. [32] He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. Blessings! How are you this morning? Nothing Is Impossible - Luke 1:37. https://www.in-due-time.com/feed/rdf/ Matthew gives a definition to Jesus’ name when he writes that the angel tells Mary, You will call Him Jesus because He will take away the sins of His people. Understand, Jesus is not just to be called the Son of God. For nothing will be impossible with God. Are you carrying a burden that seems insurmountable today? Sermon. She did not ask for or seek this role in God’s plans; God has simply stepped into her life and brought her into his service. Beginning with Solomon and continuing on until this prophecy finds Jesus Christ. Children's sermon. By making this claim, the angel is telling Mary that Jesus will be God’s own Son brought about by a miraculous God wrought conception. Would your situation be different? The way in which Jesus was conceived was that the Holy Spirit shall come upon or engulf you. He is the exact duplicate of the nature of God. Out of these, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. The incarnation is the result of Jesus being born of a human mother and the Holy Spirit. Scripture: Luke 1:1–4. She was favored or chosen to be the mother of Jesus. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. One thing we must also see together is that she responded in faith when she didn’t fully understand everything. Both were results of God intervening, Elizabeth would become pregnant in her old age but Mary would become pregnant an she knew not a man. 38 And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word. From ancient Jewish customs, we understand that a betrothal was essentially a binding engagement. The Aim of Dr Luke Sunday Evening Message. People do not extend grace to other people. Thank You that nothing is impossible with respect to any of Your precious promises not only to me individually but to all people. [30] And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. The Latin Vulgate has translated this phrase gracia plena (full of grace). We also must see that Jesus’ kingdom is a spiritual kingdom. Luke; Chapter 1; Verse 37; Sermons on Luke 1:37. God’s omnipotence. [37] For nothing will be impossible with God.”  [38] And Mary said, “Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” And the angel departed from her. Nov 10, 1980. The angel responds that Mary, just like Elizabeth, would be carrying a child and therefore, nothing would be impossible with God. Advertisement. I know it's not Christmastime, but this morning we are going to talk about the very beginning of the Christmas story.