As most of you know, was explaining to people (like e-mail, etc.) about Mary, etc. and they told me this, that, etc. Well, after saying something about it, this person wrote me this disturbing e-mail and since I don’t know much about the Mary thing with Catholics, I’m not quite sure WHAT to believe or how Catholics would take this:
This is the EXACT quote (copied, pasted):
"Mary needed a Savior, just like us. She’s not ‘saving’ anyone now, and never did. An example of what you’re saying about her and Christ is similar to someone saying that Thomas Edison’s mother invented the electric light bulb because she gave birth to Thomas Edison. She didn’t… her son did. And I’m pretty sure Edison’s mother didn’t want credit for what she didn’t do. Biblically, it doesn’t appear that the real Mary would have wanted credit for what she didn’t do either. The woman was humble before God, which is why she allowed herself to be used by God. She gave God the credit and praise for HER salvation, and she pointed people to the real Savior… she didn’t try to get them to look toward her. The real Mary knew the truth.
So let’s take a look at the RCC’s Mary – better known as the Queen of Heaven. That ‘being’ is a false god according to scripture. She’s gone by many names over the years, but she is a liar, a conniver, a disreputable creature that’s been fooling people for centuries. Check out Jeremiah chapters 7 and 44. That’s who the RCC Mary claims to be… the Queen of Heaven.
So please check it out… the name “Queen of Heaven”, “Mediatrix” “Co-Redemptress”, etc. were NAMES - TITLES that the RCC “Mary” claimed of herself. Those terms weren’t invented by men as a title for her, she told men/women that’s who she was. It’s not the real Mary! The real Mary would never try to imply that she is equal to or co-redemptress with God in the salvation of men.
So yes, you can think whatever you want, but please check some of these things out instead of just accepting them blindly because you get a good feeling when you attend the Catholic Church.
Faith and service to God is not based on feelings. It’s based on truth… and God is truth. And His word is truth."
Beautiful, absolutely beautiful, isn’t it? :mad: NOT!!!:banghead: I’m not an expert on interpretation of the Bible or Mary but…sounds like this could be an anti-Mary thing!