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Luke 1:46-56 Mary’s Heart Sings

Praise God!

Praise God!

We get to read Mary’s heart pouring out in thanksgiving today. This is a beautiful song that is full of joy for herself and for all of Israel. I imagine her standing there with arms raised and tears streaming down her face in pure joy and relief. Joy at the gift and relief at having someone to share it with.

When I was looking at our authors, Luke in particular, I was told that he probably did a lot of interviewing during his compilation of his letter. One of the people he most likely interviewed was Mary, Jesus’ own mother. How else would he have known of this beautiful song? God put this song in Mary’s heart at the time of her initial meeting with Elizabeth. It was so special to her that she remembered it even after Jesus had completed His earthly work. She was able to share in detail her song of praise. I wonder what tune she put to it. Was it a musical song or a poem? Read more »