Virginity of Mary
Mark 3:32 -
And the multitude sat about him, and they said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy brethren without seek for thee.
One of the biggest lies by the early Church is about Mary remaining Virgin even after birth of Jesus. One should understand Joseph was engaged to Mary and that engagements are solemn commitments among Jews and even before Joseph and Mary came together in marriage Mary was expecting. In the Jewish tradition marriage is considered complete when the bride and groom come to know each other, that is when they have physical relationship with each other which goes on for even 7 days in some Jewish traditional marriages. This is the reason the world called Joseph the father of Jesus but Jesus never did since the actual marriage between Mary and Joseph happened only after the birth of Jesus.
We should understand marriage is not commenced when a couple take a vow before God but then they come to know each other abiding by the commandment of God as a husband and wife. A marriage without a child is not a blessed marriage and such couples need to make peace with God. My marriage too had this problem and when I understood this we were blessed with a child therefore named her Salome which means 'peace', the peace which we made with God through Jesus Christ.
The scriptures clearly state that Mary and Joseph came to know each other after the birth of Jesus (Matt 1:25) which confirms that she was not a virgin after the birth of Jesus. The scriptures also state in many places that their marriage was a blessed marriage and that they had many children of which 4 of the sons' names are given and also states more than 2 daughters.
When a Catholic priest is asked about these persons they will give answer as they were his cousins. One should point to them that John the Baptist was a cousin of Jesus and no place in the Bible he has been introduced as brethren of Jesus.
Two of the brothers of Jesus through Mary were very involved in the early Church and they their letters are included in the Bible, they are Jude and James. Jude or Juha or Juhas was one of the twelve disciples whom Jesus chose. About James history states that James was involved in organizing the collecting of Manuscripts into the caves off the Dead Sea which are today known as the Dead Sea Scrolls. Found in 1940s, they are a total collection of the Old Testament and some parts of the New Testament. They are considered a very important proof for Christians showing the authentic copy of the uncorrupted text, especially the Old Testament.
Like Jesus even James became a victim of the Jews Church and it was soon after his dead the disaster of Jerusalem in 70AD had taken place.
This lie of Mary is part of the many other lies which are intentional to make people worship her like a god. This is the schematic plan of Satan the Beast to get the people destroyed by making sure they do not enter Heaven. Among these are lies about she ascending to Heaven, she appearing to people, she interceding for people's prayers, she is the mother of the church, she was born without sin and she has a special place in Heaven.
Please do not confuse the Mary which the RC church has created with Mary the mother of Jesus. Mary the mother of Jesus was a special and blessed person in the plan of God and the Mary which the RC Church promotes is an instrument of Satan to destroy the people of God. The Mary of the Catholic Church is also stated in the Quran and a proof of what I am speaking because it is the Quran that also denies Jesus as God the Son Who became Son of God and Son of man.
[ Prayer Starter ]
Lord, the deceiver is the father of lies and comes to rob and destroy. He has been sowing seed of lies into generations after generations of people who come to know You and he misleads them to destruction by making them goats instead of sheep. Lord, we bind the powers that he holds on these people and by your Light we expose his deceit. We break the yoke he has on the people that are yours and still under his spell...
This we speak in Jesus' Name, Amen.
[ Reference Scripture ]
20 But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.
24 Then Joseph being raised from sleep did as the angel of the Lord had bidden him, and took unto him his wife:
25 And knew her not till she had brought forth her firstborn son: and he called his name JESUS.
5 To be taxed with Mary his espoused [to be promised in marriage] wife, being great with child.
54 And when he was come into his own country, he taught them in their synagogue, insomuch that they were astonished, and said, Whence hath this man this wisdom, and these mighty works?
55 Is not this the carpenter's son? is not his mother called Mary? and his brethren, James, and Joses, and Simon, and Judas?
56 And his sisters, are they not all with us? Whence then hath this man all these things?
3 Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joses, and of Juda, and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended at him.
40 There were also women looking on afar off: among whom was Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the less and of Joses, and Salome;
16 And Judas [Jude also called Juda in Mark 6:3] the brother of James, and Judas Iscariot, which also was the traitor.
45 Then goeth he, and taketh with himself seven other spirits more wicked than himself, and they enter in and dwell there: and the last state of that man is worse than the first. Even so shall it be also unto this wicked generation.
46 While he yet talked to the people, behold, his mother and his brethren stood without, desiring to speak with him.
47 Then one said unto him, Behold, thy mother and thy brethren stand without, desiring to speak with thee.
48 But he answered and said unto him that told him, Who is my mother? and who are my brethren?
1 Corinthians 7:34
34 There is difference also between a wife and a virgin. The unmarried woman careth for the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and in spirit: but she that is married careth for the things of the world, how she may please her husband.
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