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Ken Estares wrote:

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

  • How do we respond to this reasoning from a Born-again Christian?

This is about calling Mary Mother of God. He said:

The position of Jesus is incomparable with the position of man. I understand that it is an address to someone of a higher regard but one should take note that what I am talking about here is God's Divine position. The Bible never says Mother of God but rather mother of God to distinguish the superiority of Jesus above anyone else.

  • Why did you use Luke 1:43 to support that Mary is the mother of God because what is written is mother of the Lord, and the Lord in Hebrew is adoni not adonai and we know the differences between adoni and adonai?

Ken

  { How do we respond to this reasoning from a Born-again Christian on Mary being Mother of God? }

Paul replied:

Dear Ken,

If he is Christian he will be able to relate to this simple syllogism:

  1. Jesus is God.
  2. Mary the mother of Jesus.
  3. Therefore, Mary is the mother of God.

Being the mother of God doesn't mean she is the Eternal mother of the Blessed Trinity.

It means, rather, she is the woman that bore and raised Jesus — the Eternal Second Person of the Trinity incarnated with a human nature.

Remember, Jesus is a Divine Person with two natures — human and divine.

Peace,

Paul

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