9:00am, Sunday, December 21, 2014

Home Delivery

In our own lives, we can see parallels with Mary's situation. Firstly, like Mary, we are (unexpectedly) highly favoured, beloved of God no matter who we are. Second, while Mary conceived physically, in us the Holy Spirit is born when we believe, and grows within us. Third, while Mary went into labour, we are also called for be fellow labourers with God, bringing his Kingdom into this world through our lives. And in a final contrast, where Mary was delivered of her son, we are delivered by her Son. And both kinds of delivery lead to inexpressible joy. [ Organ/Choir - Advent 4 ]