A Strong Arm

He hath shewed strength with his arm;
he hath scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts. He hath put down the mighty from their seats, and exalted them of low degree. He hath filled the hungry with good things; and the rich he hath sent empty away. He hath holpen his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy; as he spake to our fathers, to Abraham, and to his seed for ever. And Mary abode with her about three months, and returned to her own house.”
– Luke 1:51-56 KJV

I love such praise for You, Father. You are a strong arm to lean on. You have scattered the proud in the imagination of their hearts. After all, no one knows the heart better than You. You have taken the mighty down from their seats, and they are not happy when that happens. You exalt the “low life,” which always seems to get our attention because we love to root for the little guy… the underdog.

You do fill the hungry with good things because You are a good and loving Father… the Good Shepherd who cares for His own. You send the rich away empty handed because often they have taken it from the poor in greed, or it’s simply what lengths it takes just to get their attention and remind them You are God.

You are a God who remembers His own people, remembering promises made to His people, and keeping those promises made to the one promised, his seed, and keeping those promises fulfilled abundantly.

Mary has so wisely praised You. She was just a lowly handmaiden, a virgin newly engaged. Despite the fact that we tend to think such exaltation are words from an Holy Ghost inspired bible scholar, it is the heart and mind of that scared little virgin girl now overshadowed by the Holy One. And we are blessed to witness such a mighty miracle by the power of the Almighty. I feel like using Mary’s own words with her saying,

My soul doth magnify the Lord!
Blessed is He who is mighty!

I love who You are, Lord! 🙂
And fall more and more in love with You each day! ❤

My Day 21 of the Christmas 31 Day Scripture Writing Plan.
(I won’t have notes for each day.
I am doing whatever You allow, Lord.
Whatever You give! It’s all about You!)

My Day 1: Knowledge to Know

My Day 2: Obedience Is Trusting You

My Day 3: Quick Understanding

My Day 4: Glorious Rest

My Day 5: Comfort Ye My People

My Day 6: Good Tidings

My Day 7: That Good Thing

My Day 8: Abundant Peace

My Day 9: He Shall Have Dominion

My Day 10: His Name Shall Endure Forever

My Day 11: Come

My Day 12: Fuller’s Soap

My Day 13: Of The Holy Ghost

My Day 14: Call His Name Jesus

My Day 15: In Bethlehem of Judaea

My Day 16: The Star

My Day 17: Highly Favoured

My Day 18: Faith and Obedience

My Day 19: According to Thy Word

My Day 20: The Lowly of Lowlies

My Day 22: The Days Were Accomplished

My Day 23: Abiding Shepherds (The Night Shift)

My Day 24: A Multitude of the Heavenly Host

My Day 25: Wonder

My Day 26: The Spirit of Your Son

My Day 27: Obedient Unto Death

My Day 28: Highly Exalted

My Day 29: Every Good and Perfect Gift

My Day 30: The Hope of Eternal Life

My Day 31: Opened Eyes, Wondrous Things

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