Sabrina Bus's "Hail Mary" is a book written for children about prayers to Mary. It is intended to train children in this Mariolatry and intentionally targets them for this deception. This is intended to instruct the youth of the Roman Catholic Church in praying to Mary, a practice that should not be given the first ounce of credence.
Its very title lends worship to Mary, which I believe is the modern incarnation of the Collyridian heresy that Epiphanius wrote about. The book doesn't start out too differently, saying, "Hail Mary, full of grace," just as the Catholic prayer starts out. In fact, the entire book is simply a prayer to Mary. A few pages in, it refers to her as "Holy Mary" and it wraps things up with a sentence saying, "We want to make a special place for you in our lives to bring us closer to Jesus."
Simply put, this is a book directed at children in order to draw them in to the Mary worship of Roman Catholicism. It treats Mary as a near-equal to God. It should also be noted that the entire book is just one prayer to Mary illustrated and marketed towards children. To pray to her would be to worship her, as well as imply that she has the ability to mediate and intercede for us (1 Timothy 2:5 contradicts this). It also wonders into the realm of Necromancy and talking to the dead, which is explicitly forbidden in verses like Leviticus 19:31, Isaiah 8:19, and Leviticus 20:6. Such practices put one outside of the Christian faith. Unless one repents and puts their faith in the true Christ, they will not be saved.
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Brandon C. Hines
Brandon is a young writer, theologian, and polemicist. He adheres to the 1689 London Baptist Confession and believes in Calvinism, Covenant Theology, Credobaptism, Presuppositional Apologetics, and the Essentials of the Christian Faith.