Mary: The Messiah's Mother

R.C. Sproul

Series: The Messiah Is Born


In the opening chapter of Luke we read the birth announcement of Jesus, as it was delivered to Mary. A temptation may arise through this to elevate her beyond scriptural bounds, but another would be to minimize her role in redemptive history. So how should we understand the role of Mary as we celebrate this Advent season? Is it proper to call Mary the Mother of God? In this message, Dr. Sproul looks at Luke chapter one as he re-visits “Mary: The Messiah’s Mother.”

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