READ: Hebrews 11 On Day 14, we looked at a teenaged Mary. She was a godly young woman who was striving to live a righteous life. Amazingly, an angel shows up and calls her “favored by God.” Yet, that “favor” leads to an unplanned pregnancy, difficulty with her then-fiancé, and child-birth in a cold, stinking stable. Perhaps you can relate to Mary a bit. You have tried to live right. You have endeavored to stay true to the Lord and faithful to His teaching, yet life seems to b
READ: Luke 1:26-56 Can you imagine the situation for Mary? Luke is describing the Christmas miracle in the context of an unplanned teenage pregnancy! Talk about the tables being turned on the “perfect wedding” that Mary must have dreamed about over and over. I am sure she pictured herself standing among friends and relatives while being given over to Joseph in the midst of celebration and wonder. Now, all of that was shattered. How would her parents react to, “Guess what Dad?