Saturday, September 29, 2018

The Mythical Sinlessness Of Mary

  • Discussion:
          -Consider the following passage of Scripture in light of the Roman Catholic Church claiming Mary to be sinless throughout her life:

          "Then Jesus entered a house, and again a crowd gathered, so that he and his disciples were not even able to eat. When his family heard about this, they went to take charge of him, for they said, “He is out of his mind.” (Mark 3:20-21)

          "Then Jesus’ mother and brothers arrived. Standing outside, they sent someone in to call him. A crowd was sitting around him, and they told him, “Your mother and brothers are outside looking for you.” “Who are my mother and my brothers?” he asked. Then he looked at those seated in a circle around him and said, “Here are my mother and my brothers! Whoever does God’s will is my brother and sister and mother.”  (Mark 3:31-35)

          If Mary was undefiled by sin, then how does one account for the fact that she once thought her Son Jesus Christ to be mentally deranged? How is this episode of doubting God not a sin? 

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