Count your Blessings this Christmas

By Angus Buchan (courtesy of Gateway News)

NKJV Angus Buchan (HC)In the Gospel of Luke 1:46-55 we hear and read of the beautiful song of Mary, the mother of Jesus. As I read this beautiful song again, for the umpteenth time, I realise one thing that Mary was obviously the most blessed woman that has ever walked, or ever will walk on the face of this earth. She was not divine, but yet she was a young maiden who was full of faith, love for God and was a holy person. She wrote this song to her God, our Heavenly Father which says “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit has rejoiced in God my Saviour. For He has regarded the lowly state of His maidservant.”

Angus Buchan Daily Planner 2016My dear friend, I’m reading a song here of exceptional thanksgiving towards God for His blessing. God is looking for thankful servants. That is one of the main reasons why I believe the Lord chose Mary the mother of Jesus because she was thankful and she had a tremendous appreciation and understanding of the wonderful opportunity and gift that God had given to her to be able to carry the Son of God in her womb for nine months and then to give birth to Him into this world, to look after Him, teach Him, nurture Him until He came of age. An unbelievable blessing and gift!  Read more…

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