Jesus is talking to a crowd. Jesus replies, “Who is my mother , and who are my brothers ?” He points to the disciples and says, “Here are my mother and my brothers . For whoever does the will of my father in heaven is my brother and sister and mother .” In Luke’s Gospel, Jesus pulls no punches.
Jesus ‘ brothers and sisters The Gospel of Mark (6:3) and the Gospel of Matthew (13:55–56) mention James, Joseph/Joses, Judas/Jude and Simon as brothers of Jesus , the son of Mary. The same verses also mention unnamed sisters of Jesus . Mark (3:31–32) tells about Jesus ‘ mother and brothers looking for Jesus .
Jesus hated his family because they betrayed his soul, and he made a new true family for himself – a family of true soulful companions, people open to his new, true, honest self.
He said, ” Who are my mother and my brothers ? For whoever does the will of God, he is my brother and sister and mother.” Luke 8:21 ” My mother and my brothers are those who hear the word of God and do it.” Jesus looks carefully at his audience and includes them in His family.
2. Your mother’s (or father’s) brother is your UNCLE. 3. Their children are your COUSINS.
For whoever shall do the will of God, the same is my brother , and my sister, and mother . Here are my mother and my brothers . For wherever there is one who has been obedient to God, there is my brother — my sister–and my mother . For whoever does the will of God, the same is my brother , and my sister, and mother .”
It’s from the Bible story of Cain and Abel (see Genesis 4:1-13). Cain was so angry and jealous of his brother Abel that he killed him. Afterward, when God asked “Where is Abel?” Cain said he didn’t know. That’s when Cain asked, “Am I my brother’s keeper?” But he was really saying , ” My brother is not my problem.”
Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall. enter into the kingdom of heaven ; but he that doeth. enter into the Kingdom of Heaven ; but he who. does the will of my Father who is in heaven .
1. Matthew 5:23-24 “Therefore if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and reconcile to them; then come and offer your gift.”
Mary was a first-century Galilean Jewish woman of Nazareth, the wife of Joseph, and the mother of Jesus , according to the canonical gospels and the Quran. The gospels of Matthew and Luke in the New Testament and the Quran describe Mary as a virgin.
This would correspond or coincide with the Ephesus tradition according to which John the apostle who, according to Irenaeus of Lyons (Ad. Haer. III, 1, 1-2), wrote his gospel in Ephesus, took Mary, the mother of God , with him to that famous city in Asia minor where she died according to legend.
“Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. ‘Honor your father and mother’ (this is the first commandment with a promise), ‘that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land. ‘”