This post is the second half of our discussion on Women in the Bible. We started our discussion with Women in the Old Testament, and we will continue now with stories of women from the New Testament.
Jesus’ Mother Mary—Gospels
Just as Eve is the first lady of the Old Testament, in many ways, Mary the mother of Jesus is the “first lady” of the New Testament. Mary’s story has been retold so many times that we often lose the sense of wonder and awe that this young woman inspires.
A young virgin girl named Mary is visited by an angel and told that she will give birth to a son who will be called the Son of the Most High. God will give him the throne of David and he will reign over Jacob’s house. Continue reading