• “There are those who insist that it is a very bad thing to question God. To them, ‘why?’ is a rude question. That depends, I believe, on whether it is an honest search, in faith, for His meaning, or whether it is the challenge of unbelief and rebellion.” – Elisabeth Elliot

A Woman of the Word by Nancy Leigh DeMoss 05/23/11

Nancy Leigh DeMoss: Perhaps one of the greatest psalms ever written came from Mary of Nazareth.

Mary: “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior.”

Nancy: One thing that impresses me about this prayer is that it shows Mary knew the Word of God. In those days women didn’t have a formal education, and Mary was probably illiterate. But she had listened to the Word of God and hidden it in her heart. Her prayer in Luke 1 has at least a dozen quotations from the Old Testament.

Mary: “He has scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts.”

Nancy: Are you that familiar with the Word of God? Are your prayers, responses, and words saturated with His way of thinking?

Mary: “He has filled the hungry with good things, and the rich He has sent away empty.”

Nancy: The best way to know God’s Word is to spend some time reading it today.

Mary: “He has helped His servant Israel, in remembrance of His mercy.”

With Seeking Him, I’m Nancy Leigh DeMoss.

 

Share to Google Plus

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

  • “I wish Thy way. But when in me my self would rise, and long for something otherwise, then, Holy One, take sword and spear, and slay.” – Amy Carmichael

Copyrighted works are the property of the copyright holders. All works are shown free of charge for educational purposes only in accordance with fair use guidelines. If we have inadvertently included a copyrighted work that the copyright holder does not wish to be displayed, we will remove it within 48 hours upon notification by the owner or the owner’s legal representative.

Verse of the Day

Therefore do not cast away your confidence, which has great reward. For you have need of endurance, so that after you have done the will of God, you may receive the promise: — Hebrews 10:35-36 (NKJV)

Recent Comments

Return to Homepage