The Crossing Church

Sing Like: Mary

“Mary had learned to forget the world’s commonest prayer – ‘Thy will be changed’ – and to pray the world’s greatest prayer – ‘Thy will be done.’”

-William Barclay

“Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be. But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God.”

Luke 1:29

Step 1: Open Fear

“‘I am the Lord’s servant,’ Mary answered. ‘May your word to me be fulfilled.’”

Luke 1:38

Step 2: Guarded Acceptance

“Blessed is she who has believed that the Lord would fulfill his promises to her!”

Luke 1:45

Step 3: Open Praise


When we trust God to bring blessings in the unknown places, he will give us a song of joy.


Read More