The new covenant Spiritual family of God by supernatural grace in union with Christ the only mediator and communion with God and His saints!
Born again new birth from Mary our new spiritual mother, those who are “in Christ” are a new creation. And we were in Christ who was in Mary for nine months and Mary gave birth to Christ and us Her spiritual children. Lk 1:30, Lk 1:38, Jn 19:36-38, rev 12:17
Supernatural mother of the new covenant church by the sacramental grace of baptismal regeneration in Jesus Christ:
It is not possible to have Jesus Christ as your Bother and not have Mary most holy as your Mother!
Mother of our salvation:
Found our salvation Lk 1:30
Consented to our salvation Lk 1:38
Also cos Jesus Christ gave Her to us to be our spiritual mother: Jn 19:26-27
Also cos Jesus is our brother:
Rom 8:29 …that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.
We are His many brethren; and bothers who have the same mother.
Honour thy father and mother; which is the first commandment with promise;
Lk 1:48 For he hath regarded the low estate of his handmaiden: for, behold, from henceforth all generations shall call me blessed.
But he that angereth his mother is cursed: of God. Eccl. 3:18
Jesus is making Mary spiritual mother to all disciples! And all disciples take Her into thier home, And if the apostle John needs a spiritual mother so do we!
What is the family of God without a mother? The mother is the heart of the family! Jesus said I will not leave you orphans! Jn 14:18 He gave Mary to be the mother of one disciple then He does so for all disciples!
As eve was the mother of all the living in the first creation, gen 3:20 so Mary is the mother of all those who live in Christ and the new creation! Behold, I make all things new!
Rev 12:17 our spiritual mother!
Rachel is spiritual mother of Israel!
A type of Mary as spiritual mother of Christians!
The 12 sons of Jacob have 4 biological mothers, but Rachel is the spiritual mother of all Israel!
Matt 2:18 In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are no more.
And our tender mother is immaculate purity!
Immaculate conception of Mary:
“Pure, sinless, consecrated to God alone” Gen 3:15 enmity total war between satan & Mary, none of his wicked works are found in Her.
Lk 1:28 full of grace, Lord is with Her, blessed. Lk 1:49 things plural
Rev 12:1 clothed with the sun immaculate purity.
Mother of God: Lk 1:43
(Not the mother “source” of the divine nature) but mother of the person of Jesus Christ who is God.
Assumption of Mary “body & soul” into heaven. Rev 12:1
No creature has ever had a biological family relationship with God except Mary:
And She has three:
Daughter of the eternal Father.
Mother of the Son of God.
Spouse of the Holy Spirit.
The living ark of the new covenant!
The spiritual mother of those living in Christ!
Song of Solomon 6:9-10
9 My dove, my undefiled is but one; she is the only one of her mother, she is the choice one of her that bare her. The daughters saw her, and blessed her; yea, the queens and the concubines, and they praised her.
10 Who is she that looketh forth as the morning, fair as the moon, clear as the sun, and terrible as an army with banners?