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Mary, the Mother of Jesus

May 4, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Mary, Mary, Uncategorized

Introduction The Catholic Church teaches what she received from the Lord through the Apostles, that Mary the mother of Jesus was a virgin before and after giving birth to Jesus. Furthermore, that Mary was “full of grace” from the moment of her conception and that every grace received by Christians passes somehow through her hands. …

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Why do Catholics pray to Mary and the saints when Sacred Scripture states that there is one Mediator between God and man–Christ Jesus? (2 Tim. 2:5).

May 4, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Mary, Mary

When Catholics pray to Mary and the other saints in Heaven they are not bypassing Christ, whom they acknowledge as the sole Mediator between God and man. They are going to Christ through Mary and the other saints. They are asking Mary and other saints to intercede for them before the throne of Christ in …

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Why do Catholics worship Mary as though she were a goddess, when it is clear in Scripture that she was not a supernatural being?

May 4, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Mary, Mary

Catholics do not worship Mary, the Mother of Christ–as though she were a deity. Of all the misconceptions about Catholic belief and practice, this one is the most absurd. Catholics are just as aware as Protestants that Mary was a human creature, and therefore not entitled to the honors which are reserved to God alone. …

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