The Gospel of Luke says that the angel Gabriel came to Mary to tell her that she would give birth to a son.
The angel told Mary that she should call her son Jesus.
The angel also said that Jesus would save people from their sins.
Mary asked the angel how she could be pregnant, since she was a virgin.
Where was Mary when the angel visited her?
The Story in the Bible
In the sixth month, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. The angel went to her and said, ‘Greetings, you who are highly favoured! The Lord is with you.’
Which angel announced the birth of Jesus to Mary?
An Angel Announces the Coming Birth of Jesus – Luke 1:26-38 (King James Version) And in the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent from God unto a city of Galilee, named Nazareth, To a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David; and the virgin’s name was Mary.
How old was Mary when the angel appeared to her?
Some apocryphal accounts state that at the time of her betrothal to Joseph, Mary was 12–14 years old, and he was ninety years old, but such accounts are unreliable. According to ancient Jewish custom, Mary could have been betrothed at about 12.
How did Joseph react to Mary being pregnant?
When Joseph found out about Mary’s pregnancy, he must not have believed that she was pregnant by the Holy Spirit but that she had been unfaithful to him. But in a dream, an angel appeared to Joseph and told him to trust Mary. The angel also told Joseph that the child should be called Jesus.