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When God overshadowed Mary where did God get the material to make a baby and put in her womb?

Luke 1:35 And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee ...
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Why did the angel speak to Mary in the future tense (Lk. 1:26-38)?

If the angel Gabriel was seeking Mary's consent to be the mother of God*, why did he speak to her in the future tense in Lk. 1:26-38, as though the prophesied events will occur through her regardless ...
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Why does St Paul attribute humility to incarnation of Son of God in human likeness, given the glorification of human form in Gen 1?

We read in Gen 1:26-28 how man was made in God's likeness and image. We also read in Phil 2:6-7 (NIV): Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his ...
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Did Jesus want John to reference Isaiah 35:4-6, and recognize the miracles as proof of His divinity?

Miracle Working "God" John was near the end of his life, siting nervously in Herod's prison. He was wondering if he had made a mistake in seeing Jesus as the one he was to be the "...
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Does Acts 1:7 imply that Jesus knew the hour?

[T]hey (the disciples) gathered around him and asked him, “Lord, are you at this time going to restore the kingdom to Israel?” He said to them: “It is not for you to know the times or dates the Father ...
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In the Trinity doctrine, did the human nature of the Son die on the cross? [closed]

In the Trinity doctrine, the incarnated Son of God has both a human and a divine nature. But He died on the cross. I understand the Trinity doctrine to say that His divine nature cannot die. But does ...
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God is unchanging. In Christ He is fully God, and fully Man. Christ is preexistent. Was His body created, and is He still human in heaven? [closed]

"Include all the information someone would need to answer your question." I'm, uh, asking it cause I'm not sure of the answer? John 8:58 reads "Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I ...
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What does it mean that the Word became flesh?

And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth. — John 1:14 I heard a Jehovah's Witness say that ...
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