Monday, December 23, 2013

The Lord's Servant

Mary responded, “I am the Lord’s servant. May everything you have said about me come true.” And then the angel left her. (Luke 1:38 NLT)

     Since December the first, I have been reading a Christmas devotion every day on my Bible app. It's called "Joy to Your World: A Countdown to Christmas". It has been an amazing read but the one thing that has stood out to me was the day about Mary. She made a decision that day to be God's servant! She told God that she was ready to do anything that he wanted her to do, even if that included being the mother of God's only son! 

How many times do we ignore God when he is asking us to do something! I am sure we have all done it a time or two!! Mary's obedience to God completely changed the world!!!! When I think about it that way, it makes me never want to ignore God or tell him no!!  

So my challenge for you and for myself is to make Luke 1:38 a prayer to start living every day as God's servant!!! I pray that I will find the same favor with God as Mary did! 

Maggi Sellers