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Mary visits Elizabeth

The Christmas story: Mary visits Elizabeth.
Contributed by LUMO project
Story also available on our translated websites: Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Romanian
Mary travelled from Nazareth to visit her relative Elizabeth. – Slide 1
Elizabeth and her husband Zachariah lived in the hill country of Judea near to Jerusalem. – Slide 2
Elizabeth was expecting a child that God had promised to her and her husband Zachariah. (Her baby would later grow up to be John the Baptist). – Slide 3
The two women greeted each other. – Slide 4
At the sound of Mary’s voice the baby in Elizabeth’s womb suddenly leaped. – Slide 5
Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and in a loud voice exclaimed to Mary, ‘Blessed are you among women and blessed is the child you bear.. Why am I so favoured that the mother of my Lord should visit me? Happy is she who believes the Lord will keep His promises to her.’ – Slide 6
Mary then burst out into song, praising God her Saviour. ‘My soul glorifies the Lord and my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour.’ – Slide 7
Mary continued to praise God in song. Luke 1 v 46-55 – Slide 8
Mary praising God. – Slide 9
Mary stayed with Elizabeth for three months, before returning back to Nazareth. – Slide 10
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