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I'm a redeemed child of God and the momma to four vivacious daughters. I'm passionate about finding hidden blessings in the trials of life, living it out in an honest and open way, while encouraging those around me to believe in better.

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Dec

mary did you know?

Mary said, “I am the servant of the Lord.
Let this happen to me as you say!” Then the angel went away.
Luke 1:38 {NCV}

“Let it be as you say!”  A few simple words of faith uttered that day.  Do you think Mary had any idea that her baby boy would one day be the Great, I Am?

Do you think she had any idea that agreeing to deliver this Child would cause her pain, trials and suffering?

This Christmas song gets me every.single.time I hear it.  I can’t listen to it without being covered in chill bumps.  “When you kiss your little Baby you kissed the face of God?”

Do you think she had any idea of the Glory to come through her simple words of faith?

By trusting God, accepting His wishes for her … her Son was Lord of all creation.

What an incredible story … example … of faith.

Oh how I could learn from Mary … “Let this happen to me as you say!”  In our human understanding and knowledge, we simply have no way of knowing what glory beholds us.  But what if we simply believe?  Believe that His plans are far greater than we could ever imagine?

Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!
Luke 1:45 {NIV}

Won’t you believe with me today?


Mary Did You Know?
:: Clay Aiken ::

Mary, did you know
that your Baby Boy would one day walk on water?
Mary, did you know
that your Baby Boy would save our sons and daughters?
Did you know
that your Baby Boy has come to make you new?
This Child that you delivered will soon deliver you.

Mary, did you know
that your Baby Boy will give sight to a blind man?
Mary, did you know
that your Baby Boy will calm the storm with His hand?
Did you know
that your Baby Boy has walked where angels trod?
When you kiss your little Baby you kissed the face of God?

Mary did you know …

The blind will see.
The deaf will hear.
The dead will live again.
The lame will leap.
The dumb will speak
The praises of The Lamb.

Mary, did you know
that your Baby Boy is Lord of all creation?
Mary, did you know
that your Baby Boy would one day rule the nations?
Did you know
that your Baby Boy is heaven’s perfect Lamb?
The sleeping Child you’re holding is the Great, I Am.

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7 Responses to “mary did you know?”

  1. Sue says:

    I love this song. thanks for sharing the video. :) Merry Christmas tracie

    Sue

  2. dawn says:

    that same line gets me ev.er.y.time! can you imagine!?!?

    my favorite is a tie between this song & breath of heaven… and i was thinking of you as i listened yesterday…

    Breath of Heaven, Hold me together
    Be forever near me, Breath of Heaven

    Breath of Heaven, Lighten my darkness
    Pour over me, your holyness…

    i am praying for this breath of heaven to settle in around you this week… xoxo

  3. Kerri says:

    So, Im a lurker. There. I said it. Ive been following you a while on here and Pinterest and of course, totally heart you. Even though weve never met, your name comes across my mind frequently. Today, while walking this came on my ipod and I immediately thought of you. Wishing you mountains of faith this Christmas.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3_KvC1obdg&feature=related

    Kerri

  4. Stephanie says:

    I absolutely love this song. I get goosebumps and tear up also when I hear it. I also like Joseph’s Lullaby. I can just feel God when I hear these two songs. Merry Christmas!!

  5. Dawn says:

    That song is one of my favorites too! I think Clay Aiken does it best : ) Merry Christmas!

  6. Julia says:

    Imagine a world where we could all listen, hear and have the strength to act on God’s will for us. This is a very important part of the Christmas story – thank-you for such an inspirational post.

  7. terrie says:

    tracie, how scared Mary must have been and yet she let her love for God overcome that fear. I pray we have her faith and wisdom even when we are scared. Mary had her cousin Elizabeth to talk to……. thank you for being my Elizabeth. love you my dear.

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