How do we respond to
the sheer wonder of the incarnation of God’s Son? Mary responded to the announcement of the
birth of the Saviour with a song of praise. Her words were deep and with feeling - truly
an experience which had affected her inner being. Yes, she was confused at first but she was
willing to submit to God. She praises
God for His character and for keeping His promises even when circumstances
seemed to contradict that with the long wait over centuries for the Messiah.
Martyn Lloyd-Jones meditates on Mary’s Song of Praise and applies it to our
lives. He looks at our response to God
and how God deals with us. We find that the new birth is all of God and nothing
(1899-1981) was born in Wales. He was a dairyman’s assistant, a political enthusiast, debater, and
chief clinical assistant to Sir Thomas Harder, the King of England’s Physician. But at the age of 27 he gave
up a most promising medical career to become a preacher. He had a far-reaching influence ministry at Westminster Chapel in London, England from 1938-68. His published works have had
an unprecedented circulation, selling in millions of copies.
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