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Could Luke really have met and interviewed Mary? (Luke 1:2)

Dedication to Theophilus 1 Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile a narrative of the things that have been accomplished among us, 2 just as those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and ministers of the word have delivered them to us, 3 it seemed good to me also, having followed all things closely for some time past, to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus, 4 that you […]

Did Mary have other children after Jesus?

Yes.  Mark 6:3 and Matthew (13:55–56) mention James, Joses, Jude and Simon as brothers of Jesus, the son of Mary and unnamed sisters. Mark 3:31–32 tells about Jesus’ mother and brothers looking for Jesus. This incident tells us two things: firstly that Jesus’ adoptive father Joseph, is probably dead at this point. Something certainly the case at the cross when […]

Are there any Old Testament appearances of Jesus?

To answer the question “Are there any Old Testament appearances of Jesus?” the straight answer is “No”. If there were appearances of Jesus in the Old Testament then that would mean that, among other things, the family tree of Jesus from Eve via Abraham, David, and finally Mary simply is not true. It would also […]

What did Mary use as diapers for Jesus?

The Bible does not tell us what Mary used for diapers, but we can conjecture based upon what we know about baby care in the ancient world. Luke 2:7 says Mary wrapped Jesus in “swaddling cloths”. In ancient times it was common from babies to wrapped in cloth, but with an opening left near the […]

Was Mary from the tribe of Judah or Levi?

We know that Mary’s relative Elizabeth was from the tribe of Levi: Luke 1:5 Zechariah, of the division of Abijah. And he had a wife from the daughters of Aaron, and her name was Elizabeth. Luke 1:36 And behold, your relative Elizabeth in her old age has also conceived a son, and this is the […]

What is the use of doing daily rosary?

From Wikipedia: The Rosary (from Latin rosarium, meaning “rose garden” or “garland of roses“ is a popular and traditional Roman Catholic devotion. The term denotes both a set of prayer beads and the devotional prayer itself, which combines vocal (or silent) prayer and meditation. The prayers consist of repeated sequences of the Lord’s Prayer followed […]