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Anonymous Carter wrote:

Hi, guys —

If Jesus is God's Only Son, and we are all God's children in His image:

  • Are we all girls?

Carter

  { If Jesus is God's Only Son, and we are all God's children in His Image, are we all girls? }

Richard replied:

Carter,

We are sons by adoption; He is Son by begetting.

Richard

Scripture Passages that support Catholic Teachings

John replied:

Hi Carter,

No, because in most ancient cultures sons were the ones who could receive an inheritance.

Theologically, we understand the word son to mean heir but in addition, when dealing with a mixed group, the male noun is inclusive of both genders.

John

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