Jesus was "born of a woman" out of humility and love. the blessed virgin mary became mother of god out of humility and love too
Homily for the Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God ©, January 1st, 2019:
St. Paul tells us that Jesus Christ was born of a woman and born under the law. Today’s readings show us the humility of Jesus Christ and His Blessed Mother, the Blessed Virgin Mary. Jesus was born of a woman at the time predetermined by God His Father. So Jesus obeyed God by entering human history as a creature, one of us. He took His Flesh from a woman. Jesus’s complete human nature comes from His Mother, the Blessed Virgin Mary. Jesus receives His Flesh, His Blood, His Human Nature, the color of His eyes, His hair, everything, from her whom He called “Mother.”
The Blessed Virgin Mary also obeyed. She said “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word”(Luke 1:38). The Blessed Virgin Mary said “yes” with humility. She became Jesus’s mother, in accordance with God’s plan for her and God’s plan for our salvation. She is completely human and completely obedient. That’s humility.
What Jesus does and what the Blessed Virgin Mary does are important because of God’s plan of salvation. St. Paul writes that God’s plan of salvation has two objectives. One is to redeem the Jews from the Law and the second objective is to confer divine sonship on all. Jesus humbled Himself even more by submitting Himself to the very Law He was to redeem Jews from. Jesus follows precisely the prescriptions of the Law. Jesus is a firstborn son. As such, God owns Him. Jesus is consecrated to God as a sacrifice.
The Blessed Virgin Mary does not seek exemption from the Law either. She submits and is purified after giving birth to Jesus Christ, even though there was no need for her to do so. Her virginity is completely intact before and after Jesus’s birth.
It is in this humility that both Jesus and His Mother, the Blessed Virgin Mary, are elevated. Jesus is our Savior and King. And the Blessed Virgin Mary is elevated as Mother of God. This exaltation of both is a result of their bowing humbly before God’s almighty hand. They are both exalted to high offices and high titles because they became meek and lowly. They remain that way for us today
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