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Historically, protestants used bibles that do not say that the sins of the mother are visited upon the children, but only the iniquity of their fathers. Exodus 34:7 Keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin, and that will by no means clear the guilty; visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the ...


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Jesus inherited a weakened human nature from Mary, He was tired and hungry as we are. However, Jesus did not inherit a sinful human nature because He was conceived of the Holy Spirit. God is able to pick the traits He inherits from man. Jesus came as the first Adam with the capability of sinning but no inclination towards sin. ~ The explanation that ...


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What supports do Protestants offer for Mary being sinful? By your question I expect you to be catholic, but just be aware that Orthodox also don't believe that Mary was immaculate. The most common answer come from: Romans 3:23 All have sinned... this includes Mary. And no where in the bible it states explicitly that Mary was sinless like Jesus. 1 Peter ...


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Excellent question, though unsettling. I think the book, "With Willfull Intent" by David Smith, gives a good overview of sin. (See Amazon here.) I remember reading that Augustine had this problem. He answered by saying that sin was transmitted from generation to generation by a man's desire for sex (concupiscence or something like that.) Therefore, Mary ...


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Mary provided Jesus with flesh, a body. Matt 1:18 calls Mary His mother. Matt 1:23 says, "the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel." Luke 1:27 says, "The virgin’s name was Mary." 1:31 says, “And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bring forth a Son, and shall call His name JESUS."



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