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July 31, 2006

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JohnO

I don't think Mary is a Levite.

Elisabeth is a Levite. Elisabeth is Mary's cousin. Mary's father could easily be of Davidic descent. Jesus' grandfather, Heli appears to be of Davidic descent in Luke's genealogy (3:31).

vynette

John,

Everyone who ascribes to the doctrine of Virgin-Birth is obliged to deny what Luke plainly states. Otherwise, there is no Davidic descent for Jesus and, as we both know, that would create a profound theological problem.

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Tomlinson

  • "For that ye strove in neighbour love, it shall be written fair, But now ye wait at Heaven's Gate and not in Berkeley Square, Though we called your friend from his bed this night, he could not speak for you, For the race is run by one and one and never by two and two." Rudyard Kipling

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