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Mark Parra wrote:

Hi, guys —

If Mary was sinless, what does that make her?


  { If Mary was sinless, what does that make her? }

Mary Ann replied:

Mark —

It makes her someone who was human, but who never sinned.

She was tempted all of her life, unlike Adam and Eve, who:

  • were also free of original sin
  • had further gifts
  • but who fell at the first temptation.

So I would say that makes Mary a very strong woman, yet she, herself, says that her strength came from her lowliness, her meekness, that is, her complete reliance on God.

Mary Ann

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