1 Called 2 Courage (Fiat) 3 Centered On Christ 4 Choice To “Follow” 5 Commitment 6 Community 7 Coronation
•Mary’s faith -- a gift of God •“Divine Initiative” •Attitude of Gratitude“He who is mighty has done great things for me, Holy is His name!”
IN SAYING And Mary said,YES (FIAT) "Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.“ (Luke 1:38)
Then Simeon blessed them andsaid to Mary, his mother:“This child is destined to causethe falling and rising of many inIsrael, and to be a sign that willbe spoken against, so that thethoughts of many hearts will berevealed. And a sword will pierceyour own soul too.” Luke 2:34-35
“Mary kept all these things, ponderingin her heart”(Luke 2: 19)
Wedding at Cana, Mary’s faith points to Jesus:Do what He tells you . John 2:5
But he said, "Blessed ratherTo Hear the are those whoWord of God hear the word ofand obey it God and keep it!“ (Lk 11:27-28) "Blessed is the womb that bore you, and the breaststhat you sucked!"
“But standing bythe cross of Jesuswere his mother…” John 19:25