Week 10 Mary

Aug 13, 2023    Erik Miller

Main Point: Our call to trust in God is rooted in His unchanging character.


1. What impacted you from the message this weekend? What challenged you or encouraged you? What did you learn about God’s character through the study of Mary?

2. What details do you know about Mary’s life? Which details seem the most important to you?

3. Read Luke 1:26-38. What details did Luke include about Mary in these verses? What do you notice most about Mary in her encounter with Gabriel? What does the angel say about God?

4. What did the angel Gabriel say about Jesus and the role that Mary would play in His birth? How did Mary respond to the angel? What did this reveal about her faith?

5. Read Luke 1:39-45. Why did it make sense for Mary to visit Elizabeth? How did Elizabeth’s baby (John the Baptist) respond to Mary? How did the Holy Spirit work in these verses?

6. Why did Elizabeth call Mary blessed? How did Elizabeth refer to Mary’s baby?

7. Read Luke 1:46-56. What can we learn about Mary’s faith from her prayer? What do we learn about the character of God in this prayer?

8. Mary described God’s faithfulness and His provision for His people. How can an understanding of the unchanging character and faithfulness of God anchor a person’s trust in Him?

9. What would it look like for you to trust God the way Mary did? How is her faith and example to us?

10. What is one thing you can do this week to put into practice what you learned in this message?