Tag Archives: Mary

Matthew 28:1-20; Mark 16:1-8; Luke 24:1-12; John 20:1-18 — The One who is always with us

A couple of notes on the resurrection.  I think I will be cutting out Mark 16:9-20 from my commentary since it is considered by most scholars to not be in the original text.  It was apparently added on to Mark … Continue reading

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Matthew 26:1-16; Mark 14:1-11; John 12:1-11 — True love, false love

Here we see a stark contrast in love.  One person’s love came from the heart.  The other’s came only for what profited him. Jesus was in Bethany having dinner at the house of a man named Simon.  Lazarus, Mary, and … Continue reading

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Luke 1:39-56 — Blessed

When Mary heard that her relative Elizabeth was pregnant, she quickly hurried down to see her.  This is quite understandable considering Mary’s own unusual circumstances.  She probably wanted to confirm that this wasn’t just some kind of delusion or dream. … Continue reading

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Luke 1:26-38 — Surrendered

If one wonders why an ordinary teenage girl like Mary was chosen to be the mother of Jesus, it can be summed up in one word:  Surrendered.  She was a woman completely surrendered to the will of God in her … Continue reading

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