Advent, the second Monday

Luke 1:38
“I am the Lord’s servant,” Mary answered. “May it be to me as you have said.”

Whatever. Kids say that a lot these days, and it usually means it’s not important.

But when an angel showed up to tell Mary she would be the mother of the Lord, she was a little more in awe.

Wouldn’t it be great if we responded like she did whenever we heard from God, or read His Word.

“I’m your servant,” she said. ” Whatever you say is OK with me.”

Being a servant puts a whole new spin on “whatever.”


About wally metts

Wally Metts is the daysman. He is director of graduate studies in communication at Spring Arbor University and is a pastor at Countryside Bible Church in Jonesville, MI. The father of four adult children, he and his wife Katie raise barn cats and Christmas trees in Michigan. His grandchildren call him Santa.

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