How to Give Your Life to God When It Feels Impossible | Learning to Follow Jesus | Luke 1:28-38

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This is a podcast episode titled, How to Give Your Life to God When It Feels Impossible | Learning to Follow Jesus | Luke 1:28-38. The summary for this episode is: "Three times [Jesus] goes and prays and asks God to take this cup of judgment away from Him. And yet, every time he prays, 'not my will but Your will be done in my life.' You can hear Mary, can't you?" When Mary submits to God and becomes the mother of Jesus, she surrenders her entire life to Him. She doesn't just suffer the pain of childbirth and a compromised engagement. Gossip and scandal follow her for the rest of her life. Her Son is her Savior, and He's not at all what she'd expected from a son or a savior. Learn what Mary really agrees to when she submits to God as https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ (Keith) continues going through https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A28-38&amp;version=NIV (Luke 1:28-38) for our series on Learning to Follow Jesus. In this episode, we discuss Mary's response to God's word. Listen to https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/what-god-doesnt-care-about-learning-to-follow-jesus-luke-126-45/ (What God DOESN'T Care About) for more context. To learn more, visit our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ (website) and follow us on https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (Facebook), https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (Instagram), and https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO. Outline 0:15 - https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-2008-07-03-0807010471-story.html (Kevin Baugh of Molossia) 1:15 - The Kingdom of Me 2:10 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A28&amp;version=NIV (Luke 1.28) 2:40 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A30-33&amp;version=NIV (Luke 1.30-33 ) 4:50 - Mary’s son 6:10 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A38&amp;version=NIV (Luke 1.38) 7:20 - Have you ever prayed a prayer like Mary did? 8:20 - Birth stories 9:55 - The Unexpected Messiah 10:40 - Jesus's family thought He was crazy (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mark+3%3A20-35&amp;version=NIV (Mark 3.20-35)) 10:45 - Jesus's brothers didn't believe (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=john+7&amp;version=NIV (John 7.3-5)) 10:50 - "Who are my mother and my brothers?" (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mark+3%3A31-35&amp;version=NIV (Mark 3.31-35)) 11:10 - Mary's influence on Good Friday 12:40 - Subscribe. Rate. Share. &nbsp; Social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO) Instagram: https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO) Twitter: https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo) &nbsp; Passages Luke 1:28-38: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A28-38&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A28-38&amp;version=NIV) Luke 1.28: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A28&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A28&amp;version=NIV) Luke 1.30-33: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A30-33&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A30-33&amp;version=NIV) Luke 1.38: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A38&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A38&amp;version=NIV) &nbsp; References Kevin Baugh of Molossia ("In the Spirit of Independence Day" by Colleen Mastony of the Chicago Tribune): https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-2008-07-03-0807010471-story.html (https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-2008-07-03-0807010471-story.html) Jesus's family thought He was crazy (Mark 3.20-35): https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mark+3%3A20-35&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mark+3%3A20-35&amp;version=NIV) Jesus's brothers didn't believe (John 7.3-5): https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=john+7&amp;version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=john+7&amp;version=NIV) "Who are my mother and my brothers?"... <a rel="payment" href="https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/give-now/">Support this podcast</a>

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"Three times [Jesus] goes and prays and asks God to take this cup of judgment away from Him. And yet, every time he prays, 'not my will but Your will be done in my life.' You can hear Mary, can't you?" When Mary submits to God and becomes the mother of Jesus, she surrenders her entire life to Him. She doesn't just suffer the pain of childbirth and a compromised engagement. Gossip and scandal follow her for the rest of her life. Her Son is her Savior, and He's not at all what she'd expected from a son or a savior. Learn what Mary really agrees to when she submits to God as https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/staff/keith-simon/ (Keith) continues going through https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A28-38&version=NIV (Luke 1:28-38) for our series on Learning to Follow Jesus. In this episode, we discuss Mary's response to God's word. Listen to https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/what-god-doesnt-care-about-learning-to-follow-jesus-luke-126-45/ (What God DOESN'T Care About) for more context. To learn more, visit our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ (website) and follow us on https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (Facebook), https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (Instagram), and https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO. Outline 0:15 - https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-2008-07-03-0807010471-story.html (Kevin Baugh of Molossia) 1:15 - The Kingdom of Me 2:10 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A28&version=NIV (Luke 1.28) 2:40 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A30-33&version=NIV (Luke 1.30-33 ) 4:50 - Mary’s son 6:10 - https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A38&version=NIV (Luke 1.38) 7:20 - Have you ever prayed a prayer like Mary did? 8:20 - Birth stories 9:55 - The Unexpected Messiah 10:40 - Jesus's family thought He was crazy (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mark+3%3A20-35&version=NIV (Mark 3.20-35)) 10:45 - Jesus's brothers didn't believe (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=john+7&version=NIV (John 7.3-5)) 10:50 - "Who are my mother and my brothers?" (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mark+3%3A31-35&version=NIV (Mark 3.31-35)) 11:10 - Mary's influence on Good Friday 12:40 - Subscribe. Rate. Share.   Social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO) Instagram: https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO) Twitter: https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo)   Passages Luke 1:28-38: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A28-38&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A28-38&version=NIV) Luke 1.28: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A28&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A28&version=NIV) Luke 1.30-33: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A30-33&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A30-33&version=NIV) Luke 1.38: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A38&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke+1%3A38&version=NIV)   References Kevin Baugh of Molossia ("In the Spirit of Independence Day" by Colleen Mastony of the Chicago Tribune): https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-2008-07-03-0807010471-story.html (https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-2008-07-03-0807010471-story.html) Jesus's family thought He was crazy (Mark 3.20-35): https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mark+3%3A20-35&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Mark+3%3A20-35&version=NIV) Jesus's brothers didn't believe (John 7.3-5): https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=john+7&version=NIV (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=john+7&version=NIV) "Who are my mother and my brothers?"... Support this podcast