Sunday, December 23-Advent 4 Micah 5:2-5a Hebrews 10:5-10Luke 1:39-45[46-55] (THe recording did not start right away. So here is the the beginning.) Mary, oh Mary. I believe that often we as Lutherans shy away from paying too much attention or reverence to Mary for fear of being “to catholic”. But the reality is that this woman, this incredible young woman deserves all the praise and reverence we can muster.
There are all sorts of rumors and misconceptions that can float around this text. It could be said that Mary, is running away or going into hiding when she goes to visit her elderly cousin Elizabeth. She is a young woman, unmarried, who has found herself to be with child.
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