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Mary had a Little Lamb

John 1:29, 36

1.     Why use a woman?

a.     Sin entered through a woman – 1 Timothy 2:13-15

b.     To be human

2.     Why did He choose Mary?

a.     She was a woman of prayer

b.     She was a virgin – pure in life

c.     Full of the Holy Spirit – not HS baptism

                                                    i.     Luke 1:15 John

                                                   ii.     Luke 1:41 Elisabeth

                                                 iii.     Luke 1:67 Zacharias

d.     Not ashamed of God’s plan

3.     Why is Jesus called the Lamb of God?

a.     He is perfect – 1 Peter 2:21-22; Hebrews 4:15

b.     Perfect sacrifice – Hebrews 9:22-23

c.     He died in His youth

4.     Followed her to school one day

a.     First place they went was to church

b.     Knew He was God’s

c.     Understood He must be about His Father’s business

5.     Made the children laugh and play

a.     Joy at His birth

b.     Joy in His death

c.     Joy in His resurrection

d.     Joy in Christ for us who are saved

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