Category: Apologetics

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The Son of Mary

Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary, the brother of James, and Joses, and of Jude, and Simon? and are not his sisters here with us? And they were offended at him. Mark 6, 3 . This verse from the Gospel of Mark is often cited by many Protestants to support their objection to the Catholic dogma of the Perpetual Virginity of … Read More The Son of Mary

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Her Firstborn Son

While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them. Luke 2, 6-7 . Primogeniture is the right, by Jewish law or custom, of the legitimate, firstborn son (bekhor) to inherit his … Read More Her Firstborn Son

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He Knew Her Not Until

  And he knew her not till she brought forth her firstborn son: and he called his name Jesus. Matthew 1, 25 . Most Protestants who deny the Perpetual Virginity of Mary and wish to believe that Mary and Joseph had conjugal relations and children of their own after the birth of Jesus often cite Matthew 1:25 as a proof-text against this ancient Catholic … Read More He Knew Her Not Until