My Spirit Glorifies the Lord
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Further Reflections on Scripture References
This song is reflective of Mary’s magnificat in Luke 1:46-55. See how Hannah’s prayer in I Samuel 2:1-10 follows a similar line of thought.
In st.5 God’s word to Abraham is found in Genesis 12:1-7; 15:1-6; and 17:1-16 as well as other places.
Confessions and Statements of Faith References
Further Reflections on Confessions and Statements of Faith References
Mary sang these thoughts first, with the awareness that God had chosen to use her as an instrument in the arrival of his Son in the world. This event is mentioned in Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 14, Question and Answer 35 and Belgic Confession, Article 18.