In the Magnificat, Mary glorifies God for His greatness, marveling that He passes over the proud in favor of the humble. She rejoices that she gets to be apart of the fulfillment of His great promise, the promise of salvation that He reiterated generation after generation.
“To another [Jesus] said, ‘Follow me.’ But he said, ‘Lord, let me first go and bury my father.’ And Jesus said to him, ‘Leave the dead to bury their own dead. But as for you, go and proclaim the kingdom of God’” (Luke 9:59-60). As Jesus’ popularity increased, people began wanting to follow Him. The… Continue reading True Discipleship