She was equally sustained by her faithful heart . Certain that God would fulfill His promises, she believed that God was trustworthy (Luke 1:45-49). Mary treasured God’s Words to her , actively remembering and reflecting on what He had spoken to her through Gabriel and through the Holy Scriptures.
transitive verb. 1 : to weigh in the mind : appraise pondered their chances of success. 2 : to think about : reflect on pondered the events of the day. intransitive verb.
‘Mary treasured all these things in her heart ‘ 12-23-14.
God initiates, and Mary gives her verbal consent: “Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.”
Some apocryphal accounts state that at the time of her betrothal to Joseph, Mary was 12–14 years old . According to ancient Jewish custom, Mary could have been betrothed at about 12. Hyppolitus of Thebes says that Mary lived for 11 years after the death of her son Jesus, dying in 41 AD.
In the King James Version of the Bible the text reads: For where your treasure is , there will your heart be also. The World English Bible translates the passage as: for where your treasure is , there your heart will be also.
According to the gospel, Mary and Joseph took the Infant Jesus to the Temple in Jerusalem forty days (inclusive) after his birth to complete Mary’s ritual purification after childbirth, and to perform the redemption of the firstborn son, in obedience to the Torah (Leviticus 12, Exodus 13:12–15, etc.).
Before their marriage, an angel named Gabriel was sent to Mary and said to her, “ Do not be afraid, Mary , for you have found favor with God.” The angel continued, “You will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you will name him Jesus. He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Most High” (Luke 1:30-31).
Visitation, the visit, described in the Gospel According to Luke (1:39–56), made by the Virgin Mary, pregnant with the infant Jesus, to her cousin Elizabeth .
The term hyperdulia indicates the special veneration due to Mary , greater than the ordinary dulia for other saints, but utterly unlike the latria due only to God. Veneration of Mary in the Catholic Church.
|Blessed Virgin Mary|
|Died||The Catholic Church teaches that, at the end of her natural life, she was assumed into heaven, body and soul. (Assumption of Mary )|