December 22: Luke 1:26-56

Welcome to The Intentional Podcast. Setting aside time for prayer and Scripture meditation can change the posture of your day. Thank you for spending a few minutes with us as we turn our attention to what Jesus has for the day ahead.

OPENING PRAYER:  

Before you read the Scripture for today, limit the distractions around you and spend time in prayer. Spend time thanking God for the opportunity we have to spend with Him through the reading of His Word.

SCRIPTURE:

Luke 1:26-56

HISTORICAL CONTEXT:

When we transition to reading the New Testament, we have to remember that much of the New Testament parallels and fulfills what was spoken about in the Old Testament. For example, Mary’s song in verses 46-56, possibly connects with Hannah’s song found in 1 Samuel 2:1-10. Take a minute and look at the two passages together as you read Luke 1:26-56 today.

REFLECTION QUESTIONS:

  • What phrases stood out to you?
  • What might God be saying to you through this passage, and how can you respond today?
  • What does this passage tell us about God? How does it look forward to Jesus’ coming?
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