S O A P / 18.09.2021

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Luke 1:34 “How will this be,” Mary asked the angel, “since I am a virgin?” O-bservation: This is the story of the angel announcing to young Mary that she was blessed and highly favored. Then, the angel told her the Holy Spirit would come upon her and conceive the Son of God within her womb. He then said, “His name shall be called Jesus, and He will sit upon the throne of his father, David.” When the prophecy was finished, Mary had questions about how this would happen since she was a virgin. It was like she had just heard the greatest news in the history of humankind to date, but she responded by saying, “Yah, But,” and then the questions began. A-pplication: No one in history had ever received such astounding and alarming news as Mary, the mother of Jesus, received that day. News that would change the course of history for all humankind. You can say what you want, but an Angel? Really? Then: you’re going to become pregnant by the Holy Spirit, whom you will not be able to see or touch. Then: God, in the form of a baby, will be born to...