It’s Mothering Sunday and although we can’t gather together this evening for our regular night of The Junction I wanted to share a few thoughts on a very important Mother.
Jesus’ Mum. Mary.
Did you know that Mary is the only person to be with Jesus from his birth to his death on the cross?
We all remember the Christmas story… An angel visits Mary, tells her she’s going to have a son. A son that isn’t Joseph’s kid; but the son of God! Mary was most likely just a young teenager, she was also unmarried. This was to be a tough task to bear… but she replies “I am the Lord’s servant. “May your word to me be fulfilled.”
Mary knows the Jewish scriptures and realises that she is going to give birth to the messiah. She sings out this prayer in Luke 1…