A Yes Heart
March 20, 2021
Mary: Humble, Flexible, and Available to God.
1. Mary had a yes heart toward God.
When God called, she was ready, willing, and available.
“I am the Lord’s servant. Be it done unto me according to Your word.” (Luke 1:38)
2. Mary was a woman who was in and had a lot of scripture committed to memory.
Mary’s “Magnificat” in Luke 1:46-55 contains 18 Old Testament scripture references and quotes.
3. Mary encouraged the servants to what Jesus said, and they got to be part of a miracle.
“Do whatever He tells you.” (John 2:5)
“Be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.” (Jas. 1:22)
Lydia a FAITHpreneur – Acts 16:13-16, 40
1. Lydia .
“Still other seed fell on good soil, where it produced a crop—a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown. Whoever has ears, let them hear.” (Matt. 13:8-9)
2. Lydia had
“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. (Rom. 12:12)
“…not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.” (Phil. 2:4)
Ruth: Resilient, Resolute & Reliable
1. Ruth makes a steadfast to her mother-in-law Naomi.
“Don’t urge me to leave you or turn back from you. Where you go, I will go, and where you stay, I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God will be my God.” (Ruth 1:16-17)
“Where you die, I will die. May the Lord deal with me ever so severely, if anything but death separates you and me.”
2. Ruth demonstrated great as she carried out her commitment.
“The women said to Naomi, ‘Praise the Lord…For your daughter-in-law who loves you is better to you than seven sons.’” (Ruth 4:14-15)