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Luke 1:41-45

What a glorious and impossible moment! Two cousins, Mary and Elizabeth, are visiting. Elizabeth, barren, too old to have a child, is pregnant! Mary, a virgin, is also pregnant! This could only be possible through the majesty and glory of Almighty God.

Elizabeth’s son will be called John, and will proclaim the way for the son of Mary, Jesus, our Lord and Savior. Because of their faithful devotion to God, two improbable babies will be born and will change the course of history.

God’s vision extended beyond the happy meeting of Mary and Elizabeth. He was thinking of you and me even in that day a long time ago. For it is through Jesus that we can come to have a personal relationship with God, the Father of us all.

God’s plans are larger than the events of “today”. Mary and Elizabeth were simply parts of a bigger picture that only God knows.

This Christmas, we must recognize that God may use us to affect something or someone years from now. Are you preparing yourself today so that God can use you tomorrow, next week, or a year from now? Pray today that God will help to give you a larger vision of His plan for you.

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