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Why was Mary mother of Jesus running away?
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Who found the stone rolled away from Jesus' tomb?
Matthew's Gospel: Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb, where the stone was still in place. They watched an angel come down and roll the stone aside and sit on it, telling the two women that Jesus was risen. Mark's Gospel: Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome came to the tomb and found the stone rolled away. Luke's Gospel: The women who came with Jesus from Galilee and certain others (Luke 24:1) went to the tomb and found the stone rolled away. John's Gospel: Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone was already moved.
Asked in John the Baptist
How was John the Baptist's mother related to Jesus?
A: Luke's Gospel says that John the Baptist's mother, Elizabeth, and Mary, mother of Jesus, were cousins. This information is not found outside Luke's Gospel, and the majority of New Testament scholars dismiss the story as unhistorical, with Uta Ranke-Heinemann (Putting Away Childish Things) saying that Elizabeth was a literary creation by the author of Luke's Gospel. So, on the scholarly view, John's mother was not related to Jesus.
Asked in New Testament
What did Mary Magdalene and Mary mother of James think of when they were going to the empty tomb?
Asked in John the Baptist
Why did John the Baptist never say Jesus was his cousin?
A: Probably because he was not really the cousin of Jesus. It is only in Luke's Gospel that we are told they were related, because John's mother Elizabeth was the cousin of Mary, the mother of Jesus. However, Uta Ranke-Heinemann (Putting Away Childish Things) says that Elizabeth was a literary creation by the author of Luke's Gospel. So, on the scholarly view, John and Jesus were not cousins.
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Where does the Bible state the exact relationship between Elizabeth the mother of John the Baptist and Mary the mother of Jesus?
Just one gospel claims a kinship between Mary and Elizabeth, and therefore between Jesus and John the Baptist. Luke's Gospel (Luke 1:36) says that Mary and Elizabeth were cousins. Elsewhere, John seems not to know or recognise Jesus. Matthew 11:3 even has John ask of Jesus whether he was the one to come. John 1:31 has John say of Jesus, "And I knew him not ..." The kinship of Jesus and John depends on Mary and Elizabeth being cousins, but Uta Ranke-Heinemann (Putting Away Childish Things) believes that Elizabeth and Zechariah were literary creations by the author of Luke's Gospel.
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What are 5 beliefs of the Christianity?
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Who stood by the cross when Jesus died?
Nobody stood by the cross when Jesus was crucified; The Romans stood in front of the cross (to throw stones) and 2 robbers were crucified with Jesus. Answer The above is incorrect. John (the disciple whom jesus loved), and the only disiple to be an eyewitness of the crucifixion records the following: "Near the cross of Jesus stood his mother, his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus saw his mother there, and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to her, "Woman, here is your son,"and to the disciple, "Here is your mother." From that time on, this disciple took her into his home. " John 19: 25-27 Matthew records this: "Many women were there, watching from a distance. They had followed Jesus from Galilee to care for his needs. Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of Zebedee's sons. " Matt 27: 56-57 Mark records: "Some women were watching from a distance. Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James the younger and of Joseph,and Salome. In Galilee these women had followed him and cared for his needs. Many other women who had come up with him to Jerusalem were also there." Mk 15: 40-41 Luke records: "The centurion, seeing what had happened, praised God and said, "Surely this was a righteous man." When all the people who had gathered to witness this sight saw what took place, they beat their breasts and went away. But all those who knew him, including the women who had followed him from Galilee, stood at a distance, watching these things" Luke 23: 47-49 So we know that many women and others watched the crucifixion, and some distance from the Cross but close by enough to hear Jesus speak. These included the Centurion, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joseph who was possibly also Mary the wife of Clopas), his mother, his mother's sister (maybe the mother of Zebedee's sons, and John, the disciple whom Jesus regarded as his best friend.
Asked in Christianity, Catholicism, New Testament
Was Mary at Jesus' crucifixion?
Asked in The Bible, New Testament, Jesus Christ
Who rolled away the stone from Jesus' tomb?
A: In Matthew's Gospel (28:2), Mary Magdalene and the other Mary saw an angel roll away the stone from Jesus' tomb. In all the other gospels, the stone had already been moved when the women arrived. A: An angel of the Lord came down from Heaven, and rolled the stone away. No one saw the angel roll the stone away, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary, saw the angel by the tomb and Jesus was no longer there, so they ran and told the disciples. Peter didn't believe them so he ran to the tomb to see if it was true. Later on some men, walking on the road, saw Jesus, but they didn't know that it was Him, so they started talking to Him about the death of Jesus, it was later on that they realized that it was the Son of God. A: In Matthew's Gospel, an angel came down and rolled back the stone and sat upon it (Matthew 28:2), telling Mary Magdalene and the other Mary that Jesus was risen. In the other gospels, no one saw who moved the stone.
Asked in New Testament
Did Mary and Joseph have children after Jesus?
There has been some controversy over this issue, but here is the Roman Catholic answer. No. Mary was a virgin when she bore Jesus, and remained a virgin for the rest of her life. According to some people, Bible phrases, like: "the Lord's brother", prove that Mary had other children besides Jesus. Even though the Bible indicates that Mary remained a virgin with the birth of Christ (Matt. 1:23, Luke 1:27, 23:53). There is also confusion because the name Mary is used by a number of different women, who were close to Jesus. For example, according to Matthew: "Is not this the carpenter's son? Is not his mother called Mary? And are not his brothers James and Joseph and Simon and Judas? And are not all his sisters with us?" [Matt. 13:55-56; RSV]. A similar list of names can be found in Mark's Gospel: "Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary and brother of James and Joses and Judas and Simon and are not his sisters here with us?" [Mark 6:3; RSV] These lists agree with each other apart from the minor difference between "Joseph" in Matthew and "Joses" in Mark. Later in both Gospels, the names of those, who followed Jesus to His crucifixion, are recorded. These lists contain family information on two "brothers." According to Matthew, the women, who followed Jesus, were "Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of the sons of Zebedee." [Matt. 27:56; RSV] Mark's list includes: "Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the younger and of Joses, and Salome,... and also many other women." [Mark 15:40; RSV] The same name variation is observed in both lists: Matthew refers to "Joseph"; whereas, Mark refers to "Joses". This variation supports their connection to the names of Jesus' brothers. According to both texts, James and Joseph (or Joses) are the sons of Mary. But this Mary is not referred to as the mother of Jesus. This would be an odd omission, if she were also the mother of Jesus. John's Gospel has a similar list of women: "...standing by the Cross of Jesus were His mother, and His mother's sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene." [John 19:25; RSV] According to John, Mary the mother of Jesus was present at the Cross, but John also records another Mary other than Mary Magdalene. Comparing lists, it appears that James the younger and Joseph (or Joses) were the sons of the other Mary. Elsewhere, Matthew actually calls her "the other Mary." [Matt. 28:1] This other Mary is said to be the "sister" of Jesus' mother. Therefore, James and Joseph (or Joses) are Jesus' cousins and not His siblings. Now since both Marys share the same name, it is unlikely that they were siblings. Instead they were most likely members of the same clan. It would be confusing for parents to name their children with the same name. This is an example of "sister" being used in the wider sense as cousin. One small problem still remains: In Acts 1:13 and Matt 10:3, the younger James, an Apostle, is also said to be the son of Alphaeus. Perhaps the other Mary was married twice, or Alphaeus was also called Clopas (not uncommon in the Bible, e.g. Israel vs. Jacob, Simon vs. Peter, Paul vs. Saul...), or Clopas was not the name of her husband but her father, birthplace or whatever. The last explanation is supported by the Douay-Rheims translation: "Mary of Cleophas" [John 19:25]. The Bible text shows that Mary, mother of James, and Mary, mother of Jesus, are different women. The case of two Marys can cause confusion today as perhaps with the crowds of Jesus' day. Thanks go to "Away Right Now" who provided this answer at Answers dot Yahoo dot Com (see reference for original cite)
Asked in New Testament
How did Jesus escape death when Herod killed all the newly born baby boys?
Asked in New Testament
Who did Mary Magdalene think the risen Christ was?
A: In Matthew's Gospel, Mary Magdalene first saw Jesus as she returned with the other Mary from finding the tomb empty. They both realised immediately that this was Jesus, falling at his feet and worshipping him (Matthew 28:9). In John's Gospel, Mary Magdalene went alone to the tomb, then returned to tell the others. She was at the tomb some time later, when she first saw Jesus and thought he was the gardener. A: Mary Magdalene thought that Jesus was the gardener. After speaking with two angels about why she was crying and answering that someone had taken her Lord away Jesus appeared to her, but she did not recognize him.
Asked in Christianity, New Testament, Jesus Christ
How many of Jesus' friends where present when He was nailed to the cross?
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What did Jesus say to Mary when he rose from the dead?
Jesus said "Mary" to Mary when He rose from the dead:- John 20 9 for as yet they did not understand the Scripture, that he must rise from the dead.... 11 But Mary stood weeping outside the tomb, and as she wept she stooped to look into the tomb. 12 And she saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had lain, one at the head and one at the feet. 13 They said to her, "Woman, why are you weeping?" She said to them, "They have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have laid him." 14 Having said this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing, but she did not know that it was Jesus. 15 Jesus said to her, "Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you seeking?" Supposing him to be the gardener, she said to him, "Sir, if you have carried him away, tell me where you have laid him, and I will take him away." 16 Jesus said to her, "Mary." She turned and said to him in Aramaic, "Rabboni!" (which means Teacher). 17 Jesus said to her, "Do not cling to me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father; but go to my brothers and say to them, 'I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.'" 18 Mary Magdalene went and announced to the disciples, "I have seen the Lord"---and that he had said these things to her.
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What is the name of the movie about Mexican boy running away to America looking for his mother?
Asked in New Testament
Could Jesus' mother recognize him on the cross?
Yes she could because the desciples went and told her that Jesus got taken away by the roman guards, so she came to him after when he was on the cross and brought cloths and clean water to wash his feet. + he had a crown of thorns on his head, which was a way for the romans to mock him being a 'king',... and Mary knew this.
Asked in Catholicism, Lakes and Rivers, New Testament
Is your lady of sorrow is the another name of Mary?
Our Lady of Sorrows is the name often used, you will see it as the name of a school or church as well, and refers to Mary , mother of Christ. Additional Information Catholics refer to Mary the Mother of Jesus by certain titles, the way people might refer to Mrs. Obama as "the First Lady," or to Queen Elizabeth as "the British Sovereign." We refer to Mary as Our Lady of Sorrows, Our Mother of Perpetual Help, Our Lady Queen of Peace, Our Lady of Good Counsel, and lots of others. Many parishes and schools bear these names, but all honor Mary, the Mother of Jesus. One awkward result of this custom is that when the results of school soccer or football games appear in next day's newspapers; the headlines sometimes read, "Our Lady of Sorrows annihilates Saint Vincent's," which Catholics understand right away, but which may appear odd to non-Catholics.
Who are all the Marys in the Bible and what verses do we find them in?
The first part is easy to answer, but the second part is too great to list here. The gospel authors were a bit lax at times when identifying which of the sereral Marys mentioned in the Bible they were referring to at a given time. The following list from the King James version shows that there were at least five different women named Mary involved in Jesus' life. 1 Mary, the mother of Jesus Mat 1:16 And Jacob begat Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ. 2 Mary Magdalene Mat 27:56 Among which was Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James and Joses, and the mother of Zebedees children. 3 Mary - the mother of James and Joses Mat 27:56 Among which was Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James and Joses, and the mother of Zebedees children. 4 Mary - the sister of Martha and Lazarus Luk 10:39 And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word. 5 Mary - the wife of Cleophas (may or may not be the mother of James and Joses, Cleophas is not mentioned anywhere else) Joh 19:25 Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother's sister, Mary - the wife of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene. 6 Mary - the mother of John Act 12:12 And when he had considered the thing, he came to the house of Mary the mother of John, whose surname was Mark; where many were gathered together praying. The word/name - Mary - appears 54 times in the KJV, and these are given below, but people are often referred to by "she" in verse after they have been named once in a chapter, and it is impossible to drag these out of a book for a site such as this. Mat 1:16 And Jacob begat Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ. Mat 1:18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. Mat 1:20 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 Ghost. Mat 2:11 And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense and myrrh. Mat 13:55 Is not this the carpenter's son? Is not his mother called Mary? And his brethren, James, and Joses, and Simon, and Judas? Mat 27:56 Among which was Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James and Joses, and the mother of Zebedees children. Mat 27:61 And there was Mary Magdalene, and the other Mary, sitting over against the sepulchre. Mat 28:1 In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre. Mar 6:3 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. Mar 15:40 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; Mar 15:47 And Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of Joses beheld where he was laid. Mar 16:1 And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, had bought sweet spices, that they might come and anoint him. Mar 16:9 Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils. Luk 1:27 To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin's name was Mary. Luk 1:30 And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God. Luk 1:34 Then said Mary unto the angel, How shall this be, seeing I know not a man? Luk 1:38 And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word. And the angel departed from her. Luk 1:39 And Mary arose in those days, and went into the hill country with haste, into a city of Juda; Luk 1:41 And it came to pass, that, when Elisabeth heard the salutation of Mary, the babe leaped in her womb; and Elisabeth was filled with the Holy Ghost: Luk 1:46 And Mary said, My soul doth magnify the Lord, Luk 1:56 And Mary abode with her about three months, and returned to her own house. Luk 2:5 To be taxed with Mary his espoused wife, being great with child. Luk 2:16 And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger. Luk 2:19 But Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart. Luk 2:34 And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against; Luk 8:2 And certain women, which had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities, Mary called Magdalene, out of whom went seven devils, Luk 10:39 And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word. Luk 10:42 But one thing is needful: and Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her. Luk 24:10 It was Mary Magdalene and Joanna, and Mary the mother of James, and other women that were with them, which told these things unto the apostles. Joh 11:1 Now a certain man was sick, named Lazarus, of Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister Martha. Joh 11:2 (It was that Mary which anointed the Lord with ointment, and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was sick.) Joh 11:19 And many of the Jews came to Martha and Mary, to comfort them concerning their brother. Joh 11:20 Then Martha, as soon as she heard that Jesus was coming, went and met him: but Mary sat still in the house. Joh 11:28 And when she had so said, she went her way, and called Mary her sister secretly, saying, The Master is come, and calleth for thee. Joh 11:31 The Jews then which were with her in the house, and comforted her, when they saw Mary, that she rose up hastily and went out, followed her, saying, She goeth unto the grave to weep there. Joh 11:32 Then when Mary was come where Jesus was, and saw him, she fell down at his feet, saying unto him, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died. Joh 11:45 Then many of the Jews which came to Mary, and had seen the things which Jesus did, believed on him. Joh 12:3 Then took Mary a pound of ointment of spikenard, very costly, and anointed the feet of Jesus, and wiped his feet with her hair: and the house was filled with the odour of the ointment. Joh 19:25 Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother's sister, Mary the wife of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene. Joh 20:1 The first day of the week cometh Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulchre, and seeth the stone taken away from the sepulchre. Joh 20:11 But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping: and as she wept, she stooped down, and looked into the sepulchre, Joh 20:16 Jesus saith unto her, Mary. She turned herself, and saith unto him, Rabboni; which is to say, Master. Joh 20:18 Mary Magdalene came and told the disciples that she had seen the LORD, and that he had spoken these things unto her. Act 1:14 These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brethren. Act 12:12 And when he had considered the thing, he came to the house of Mary the mother of John, whose surname was Mark; where many were gathered together praying. Rom 16:6 Greet Mary, who bestowed much labour on us.
Asked in New Testament, Jesus Christ
What did Jesus say to the gardener at his tomb?