God of the Universe, revered Mary above all of the female species that ever were and ever will be. When God reveals something to us we should follow his revelation, teaching or direction immediately, as Mary did when she "went with haste" to see the miracle accomplished in her cousin. To experience lastingly joy and contentment, be happy for the blessings of others. P Elizabeth recognized the Lord's greatness and the authenticity or His sacred presence in front of her. ‣ The Bible is the Living God in His Word, and all He says is good. And you know the way to where I am going.” Thomas said to him, “Lord, we do not know where you are going. God wants all His children found, He wants his blessing to benefit multitudes and we should want the same for everybody. ‣ Q Thank you Lord for the incredible grace you give your unworthy creatures. BIBLE STUDY GOALS: Learn how to talk about God to others. The Visitation Mary visits Elizabeth. He used His might to bring personal joy to this mother. ‣ How can we know the way?” ... “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria. Cite this page: Editor: Stephen Smith. Spirit of the All Powerful God dwells in the humble. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? Mary is certain that God will fulfill all his promises, because she knows, that all that God wants is everlasting joy for us and for humanity. In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth. But God's anger was kindled because he went, and the angel of the Lord took his stand in the way as his adversary. Identify the character qualities of Christ. He lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, three men were standing in front of him. What shall we do?” He said, “Do not be afraid, for those who are with us are more than those who are with them.” Then Elisha prayed and said, “O Lord, please open his eyes that he may see.” So the Lord opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw, and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha. 41 When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. 44 For indeed, as soon as the voice of your greeting sounded in my ears, the babe leaped in my womb for joy. ‣ There was a certain man of Zorah, of the tribe of the Danites, whose name was Manoah. N OpenBible.info He used His might to bring personal joy to this mother. We can accomplish this by repeating the words of the Holy Ghost, the infinite Goodness, in the Hail Mary prayer. ... And he will send out his angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other. F No razor shall come upon his head, for the child shall be a Nazirite to God from the womb, and he shall begin to save Israel from the hand of the Philistines.” Then the woman came and told her husband, “A man of God came to me, and his appearance was like the appearance of the angel of God, very awesome. Feast of the Visitation From a Commentary on the Gospel of St. Luke by St. Ambrose, Bishop* When the angel revealed his message to the Virgin Mary he gave her a sign to win her trust. Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile a narrative of the things that have been accomplished among us, just as those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and ministers of the word have delivered them to us, it seemed good to me also, having followed all things closely for some time past, to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus, that you may have certainty concerning the things you have been taught. ‣ Spirit of the All Powerful God dwells in the humble. And all went to be registered, each to his own town. Therefore be careful and drink no wine or strong drink, and eat nothing unclean, for behold, you shall conceive and bear a son. In the perspective of eternity we are as sand on the seashore. Be happy for them, exalt their fortune as the works of God, because everything good in life is really from the hand of God. Jacob went on his way, and the angels of God met him. Pay careful attention to him and obey his voice; do not rebel against him, for he will not pardon your transgression, for my name is in him. Blog, A “See that you do not despise one of these little ones. Publisher: OpenBible.info. Greet everyone with with sincere joy and a kind smile. Celebrate the fortunes of others and exclaim their prosperity as the divine provisions of our Heavenly Father. V I stand in the presence of God, and I was sent to speak to you and to bring you this good news. Eliminate doubt, fear and misunderstanding about specific Bible passages through faith, prayer and group discussion. In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a city of Galilee named Nazareth, to a virgin betrothed to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. ‣ Now he was riding on the donkey, and his two servants were with him. A fetus is given life by the spirit of Almighty God himself.