03/14/19 – Luke 1:26-56; Psalm 57:1-11; Proverbs 11:9-11

From Miriam-Webster online dictionary:  nothing (pronoun)    1 : not any thing : no thing (ex: leaves nothing to the imagination)

 

So, I guess today’s Blog is about “nothing.”   But why?  — It starts with a verse from the New Kings James version of Luke 1 as Gabriel answers a very good question from Mary.

Luke 1:  34 Then Mary said to the angel, “How can this be, since I do not know a man?” 35 And the angel answered and said to her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Highest will overshadow you; therefore, also, that Holy One who is to be born will be called the Son of God. 36 Now indeed, Elizabeth your relative has also conceived a son in her old age; and this is now the sixth month for her who was called barren. 37 For with God nothing will be impossible.

The literal Greek expression is even more explicit — “for not shall be impossible with God any thing.”  (from Berry’s Interlinear Greek-English New Testament.)

I am reassured by Gabriel’s response — not only is the virgin birth of Jesus possible — with God all things are possible. And due to His grace and love we are His children and are recipients of this promise.

 

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