The Virgin's Song
Passage: Luke 1:46–1:55
God looks low and extends mercy to those who, in self-denial, humble themselves in order to Prepare Him Room. As he does, he gives them a new song for the world to hear.
Monday: Isaiah 9:6-7
Tuesday: Luke 1:1-4
Wednesday: Luke 1:5-25
Thursday: Luke 1:26-38
Friday: Luke 39-55
Saturday: Psalm 96
Sunday: Isaiah 9:6-7
ICE BREAKER: What's the greatest news you've ever received?
What significance is there for us that Luke is writing to a non-Jewish, Roman official?
What form might a "humble estate" (v48) take in today's culture?
As Christians, why do you suspect we so often succumb to live the "Instagram life"?
Take a moment and share what loss—if any—you're personally reminded of during the holidays and, as a group, bring these before the Lord in prayer.
What about this song should move us away from exaltation of Mary and instead move us toward the exaltation of Jesus?
What might Mary be referring to in v55 when she says, "...as He spoke to our fathers, to Abraham and to His offspring?"
Our missionaries often hear the ongoing chants and songs of local religions. Pray that the song of Christ would prevail and many would bow the knee to Jesus as Master.