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Did the Lord take anything from Mary?

Some have suggested that the physical body of the Lord Jesus was directly created by God from nothing. No physical or genetic link existed between Christ and Mary because God created the Lord’s body without using a mother’s ovum, just as He had done once before, in a different manner, with Adam in Eden. This, it is claimed, ensured Christ’s sinlessness when He became flesh. This idea may be well intentioned, but it is wide of the mark for the…

“Christ, of the substance of Mary” – A history of the defence of the doctrine

Elsewhere on this website a defense is given of the truth that, in His incarnation, the Lord Jesus took of the substance of the virgin Mary (See Did the Lord Take Anything from Mary?). Below is an account of the centuries-long battle that has been fought over this particular issue, given so that the current generation might learn from the valiant and principled defence that preachers and theologians have given of the real, true and blessed humanity of our incarnate…