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Twelve Reasons Why You Can’t Call God “Mother”

 

7. Calling God “Father” helps to heal the father wound – All of us have a longing for perfect, unconditional everlasting love. We want to be loved and known by the greatest love. Our relationship with our earthly fathers–even with the best of fathers–falls short of that and leave us with what is called “the Father wound”. This empty space, this unfulfilled Father love can only be filled by the love of God the Father. Calling God “Mother” destroys that possibility.

8. Mary is our Mother in Heaven–Not God – It is no co incidence that Protestant Christians are wanting a Mother in heaven. They got rid of Blessed Mother Mary five hundred years ago and have been missing their heavenly mother ever since. Protestantism has had a mother deficit ever since they rejected the Mother Jesus gave them (remember from the cross he said, “Behold your mother”?) Now instead of venerating Blessed Mother Mary as they should their longing for a Mother in Heaven is leading them into the heresy of calling God their Mother.

9. The Bible and the Saints Never Refer to God as Mother – The most the feminists can dig up is one reference in the fourteenth century mystic Julian of Norwich who refers to “God is our Father and our Mother”. Hildegard of Bingen also says something similar, but this is no more than what the Catechism says above–that God is beyond human sexuality and his being “Father” includes the traits and strengths of mother. They also use Jesus’ line about Jerusalem, “I would gather you up as a hen gathers her chicks” But all of this is the symbolic language of mystics. God is never directly referred to as “Mother” and is never addressed as “Mother” in any liturgy anywhere.

10. Referring to God as “Mother” is part of an overall plan to eradicate any sign of patriarchy from Christianity – Depend on it. Calling God both “Mother” and “Father” is only the first step. God as “Father” must be removed completely. There is an agenda therefore, to alter the very foundation principles and theology of Christianity so that they worship another god altogether, and you only have to read the new age feminist theologians to understand that the goddess they want to worship is nothing like “Our Father in Heaven” instead it is “Earth Mother”. In other words, calling God “Mother” is not an alternative form of Christianity. It is not Christianity at all.

11. To Call God “Mother” is to worship a pagan Goddess – Why are women priests so afraid to be called “priestesses”? I asked one once. She said, “It sounds too pagan.” Indeed. Likewise, why are they so timid about calling the new god they worship a “Goddess”? Because it sounds too pagan. Don’t be deceived though. It won’t be long before they will embrace these terms. A new generation will not be so shy and will say, “Yes, you’re right. I am a priestess and I worship the goddess. So what?” And having accepted the goddess worshipping priestesses who will be able to say “Boo!”?

12. Calling God Mother opens the door to New Age Witchcraft – Why are people so dense about this? One only has to read the new age feminist theologians themselves to discover that the religion they are sympathetic to is none other than the worship of the Nature Goddess–the God of this world–aka Satan. Of course “enlightened” people will sneer at such an accusation, but feminist theologians themselves call for the complete abolition of the Father God and the embrace of the Mother Goddess. These feminist theologians have been very influential in the Anglican church. I was there. They were all over the place in the women’s ordination movement. That’s where it is headed, and the reason anyone who can’t see it is because they won’t see it.