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What does the Magnificat tell us?
Last Updated: 26th May, 2020
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Also, what is the message of the Magnificat?
Surely, from now on all generations will call me blessed; for the Mighty One has done great things for me, and holy is his name. His mercy is for those who fear him from generation to generation.
Also Know, what does the Magnificat reveal about the nature of God? i) God is saviour because he remembers the lowly. ii) God is mighty for he scatters the proud/does great things. iii) God is Holy/Holy is his name. v) God is Caring/protects/because he exalts the humble.
Accordingly, what is the purpose of the Magnificat?
Magnificat, also called Canticle of Mary or Ode of the Theotokos, in Christianity, the hymn of praise by Mary, the mother of Jesus, found in Luke 1:46–55. The Magnificat is sung each day at evening prayer, or vespers, in religious houses and in those other churches where vespers is celebrated.
Why is the Magnificat a kingdom prayer?
One way would be to see it as a rejoicing prayer, celebrating the greatness of the Kingdom of God. The Magnificat is the prayer Mary said when she found out she was pregnant with Jesus. Also, the Magnificat favours the poor and wants to help them 'I am for the poor so I want a poor church. '