And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word. Luke 1:38 (KJV)
Then Joseph being raised from sleep did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and took unto him his wife: Matthew 1:24 (KJV)
And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. Luke 2:10 (KJV)
Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him. Matthew 2:2 (KJV)
The last four weeks I have encouraged you to put yourself in the place of Mary, Joseph, the Shepherds and the Wise Men. This week, I want to encourage you to put yourself in the place of --- In the place of you!
But, look at yourself with the traits of Mary, Joseph, the Shepherds and the Wise Men. How are you doing? Are you a servant? Do you trust? Do you hear? Do you seek?
LET ME OFFER A PRAYER FOR YOU
I pray you are
- like Mary: May you be a servant who lives according to God’s word,
- like Joseph: May you trust God when He asks you to obey,
- like the Shepherds: May you hear and believe,
- like the Wise Men: May you search until you find the Son of God.