Understanding God 's Plan For Us As His Disciples

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Through God nothing is impossible; all those who believe in him shall have eternal life. Mary was one of the first people to show her trust and love of God by accepting the task of birthing and nurturing the son of God, Jesus. When the Angel Gabrielle came to Mary that night, she was struck with fear and she was probably a bit overwhelmed. Through the gospel we begin to discover the love and trust God bestows upon Mary and we begin to understand God’s plan for us as his disciples. By looking into and analyzing Luke 1:46-55, we familiarize ourselves with who God truly is in the New Testament and we begin to see the reoccurring values God continues to preach from the Old Testament. Imagine what it would have been like to be Mary during the time the Angel Gabrielle was sent down to exclaim the good news that the Lord chose to bestow upon her. God immediately begins to show comfort and compassion to Mary through varies forms of signs and sayings. For when Gabrielle appears before Mary he immediately senses her emotion of fear and says, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God” (Luke 1: 30). We later learn that not only has God blest Mary with such a high honor of being the mother of his only son, Jesus, but also God has blest her relative Elizabeth with a son of her own (Luke 1: 36). Both of these signs contribute to the way God loves and cares for us. God sees our fear and shows comfort; God rewards us for believing and accepting the challenge of
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