Little words & phrases in the Bible can have big meaning. What is Luke trying to say when he talks about the story taking place "In the days of Herod the King", or, "In those days, Ceasar Augustus issued a decree?" And just how radical are Mary's words in the Magnificat?
If you can, read aloud in your group Luke 1:46-56 before watching the video below. A discussion sheet for your group is attached below.
Steve Steele, Pastor of Community Life