UnexpectedChallenge_12-12-21.mp4 from Floris UMC on Vimeo.
Disappointment can become so common in life that it becomes our story. Elizabeth faced the challenge of resilience and prevailed. She has much to teach us about how to turn lagging spirits into renewed trust.
39 At that time Mary got ready and hurried to a town in the hill country of Judea,
40 where she entered Zechariah’s home and greeted Elizabeth.
41 When Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit.
42 In a loud voice she exclaimed: “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the child you will bear!
43 But why am I so favored, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?
44 As soon as the sound of your greeting reached my ears, the baby in my womb leaped for joy.
45 Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!”
Podcast: Play in new window | Download