How Should We View the Virgin Mary?

How Should We View the Virgin Mary?

With Luke 1:26-38 open and the whole testimony of Scripture in mind, Kenny Stokes asked three questions about Mary in a recent sermon:

  1. Should we view Mary as blessed?
  2. Should we worship Mary?
  3. How should we view Mary in relation to our salvation?

He concluded with three simple suggestions on how we should view her:

  1. She is wonderfully and uniquely blessed
  2. She should be honored
  3. She should be imitated

He starts this part of the sermon at the seven minute mark.

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Jonathan Parnell (@jonathanparnell) is a writer and content strategist at Desiring God, and is the lead pastor of Cities Church in Minneapolis–St. Paul, where he lives with his wife, Melissa, and their five children. He is co-author of How to Stay Christian in Seminary, author of Reading to Walk: Meditations for the Christian Life, and co-editor of Designed for Joy: How the Gospel Impacts Men and Women, Identity and Practice.