… For he that is mighty hath done to me great things; and holy is his name … – Luke 1:46 -50 and 54 -55

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Pregnancy is only one item on her long list of rapidly occurring, overlapping experiences. Mary is instead aware of the divine presence informing her of the meaning of the events at hand, and leading her safely through it.

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And the Spirit of Christ was promised to convince the World of Sin, of Righteousness and of Judgment, by which the Spirit and Prince of this World should be judged, and he cast out of his Throne in the Hearts of the Children of Men, whereby every one, who comes to experience God’s righteous Judgments, in themselves, to be brought forth unto Victory, such may also witness an overcoming of the Prince and Power of Darkness, thorough the spiritual Strength of his Son of Righteousness. (Elizabeth Bathurst, 1655?-1685)


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