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This week, we have another guest post from Brennan.

So this week we continued our series called Lights. During our gathering there were a couple of different scriptures that were covered. The ones that really stood out to me were from Luke 1. 

Luke 1:76-79

And you, my little son, will be called the prophet of the Most High, because you will prepare the way for the Lord. You will tell his people how to find salvation through forgiveness of their sins. Because of God’s tender mercy, the morning light from heaven is about to break upon us, to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, and to guide us to the path of peace.

We read about the tender love of our Father, and how the coming of the Light of the world in Jesus is the ultimate illustration of that love. 

In verses 26-34 we see the story of Mary and Joseph as they are chosen to be mother and father to this Light.

Something that really made a light bulb (pun intended) go off in my head was the phrase in verse 30:

Luke 1:30

Do not be afraid, Mary,