List of Scriptures that Support Devotion to Mary

This is a list of Scriptural passages that we can use to support Catholic devotion to Mary. I wanted to make this list because I've heard people say that Catholic devotion to Mary has little Scriptural basis, and I think that's not true. I think there's more evidence that we should be devoted to Mary than there is for several other important Scriptural teachings. Anyway, I hope this list helps other people feel the same way.
Luke 1:28 -- “Hail, full of grace, the Lord is with you!”

Luke 1:28 -- “Blessed are you among women!”

Luke 1:42 -- “Blessed are you among women!”

Luke 1:45 -- “Blessed is she who believed!”

Luke 1:48 -- “All generations will call me blessed.”

Luke 1:49 -- “For the Almighty has done great things for me.”

Luke 1:43 -- “And why is this granted me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?”

Luke 1:46 -- “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my savior!”

Luke 1:48 -- “He has regarded the lowly estate of His handmaid.”

Luke 1:30 -- “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God.”

Luke 1:38 -- “I am the handmaid of the Lord, let it be done unto me according to thy Word.”

Luke 2:35 -- “And a sword will pierce your own soul also, that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed.”

Luke 2:19 -- “But Mary kept all these things, pondering them in her heart.”

Luke 2:51 -- “And his mother kept all these things in her heart.”

Mark 3:34-35 -- “Whoever does the will of God is my brother, and sister, and mother.”

John 2:4 -- “Jesus said to her, ‘Dear woman, what is that to me and to thee? My hour has not yet come.’ ”

John 2:5 -- “His mother said to the servants, ‘Do whatever he tells you.’ ”

John 19:26-27 -- “Woman, behold, your son!” -- “Behold, your mother!”

John 19:27 -- “And from that hour the disciple took her as his own.”

Isaiah 7:14 -- “The Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, a virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.”

Isaiah 66:7 -- “Before she was in labor she gave birth; before her pain came upon her she was delivered of a son.”

Psalms 45:9 -- “At your right hand stands the queen in gold of Ophir.”

Psalms 45:10-13 -- “Hear, O daughter...the people of Tyre will sue your favor with gifts, the richest of the people with all kinds of wealth.”

Psalms 45:13-14 -- “The princess is decked in her chamber with gold-woven robes; in many-colored robes she is led to the king, with her virgin companions, her escort, in her train.”

Zechariah 2:10 -- “Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion; for lo, I come and I will dwell in the midst of you, says the Lord.”

Zechariah 3:14 -- “Sing aloud, O daughter of Zion; shout, O Israel! Rejoice and exult with all your heart, O daughter of Jerusalem!”

Micah 5:2-3 -- “Therefore he shall give them up until the time when she who is to give birth has borne.”

Acts 1:14 -- “All these with one accord devoted themselves to prayer, together with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers.”

Galatians 4:4-5 -- “But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law.”

Ephesians 5:31-32 -- “ ‘For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.’ This mystery is a profound one, and I say that it refers to Christ and the Church.”

Revelation 12:1-6 -- “And a great sign appeared in heaven, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars.” Verse 5: “She brought forth a male child, one who is to rule all the nations with a rod of iron.”
From a Biblical perspective, I think venerating Mary is very reasonable.

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