At the cross Jesus said to John "behold your Mother" and to Mary "behold your son" a transferring of responsibility. Mary is the mother of Jesus or the means by which God legally came into this world to redeem mankind. John representing the grace and mercy of God shows a transferring of the old to the new..
Matthew 16:15. He said to them, but who do you say that I am? 16. Simon Peter answered and said, You are the Christ, the Son of the living God. 17. Jesus answered and said to him, Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jonah, for flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but My Father who is in heaven. 18. And I also say to you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build My church...
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