Do you still consider Mary blessed?

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I’m always thinking of ways to annoy a few of you. This one just came easy -

For he took notice of his lowly servant girl, and from now on all generations will call me blessed. (Luk 1:48 NLT)

All this talk of the adoration of Mary by those pesky Catholics got me thinking about this. Plus, it helped that I reading about the Magnificat in the use of liturgical prayers.

Elizabeth gave a glad cry and exclaimed to Mary, “God has blessed you above all women, and your child is blessed. (Luk 1:42 NLT)

So, do you still consider Mary blessed among women? Above all women? Does your generation still call her blessed?

Now… do you still call her blessed?

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Post By Joel Watts (10,051 Posts)

Joel L. Watts holds a Masters of Arts from United Theological Seminary with a focus in literary and rhetorical criticism of the New Testament. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of the Free State, analyzing Paul’s model of atonement in Galatians. He is the author of Mimetic Criticism of the Gospel of Mark: Introduction and Commentary (Wipf and Stock, 2013), a co-editor and contributor to From Fear to Faith: Stories of Hitting Spiritual Walls (Energion, 2013), and Praying in God's Theater, Meditations on the Book of Revelation (Wipf and Stock, 2014).

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  1. I do, and isnt there something about when God will bless those who bless Israel, and something about Jesus representing Israel, etc. Hmmmmm, yes Mary is blessed.

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