Mary and the Angel
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“Mary and the Angel,” Friend, May 2000, 18

Mary and the Angel

Chapter 2

Mary and Joseph

Mary and Joseph lived in Nazareth. They were righteous people. They loved each other and were going to be married. Luke 1:26–27

Gabriel visited Mary

One day the angel Gabriel came to Mary. He told Mary that God loved her and would bless her more than any other woman. Luke 1:26, 28–30

Mary would have baby Jesus

Gabriel told Mary that she would have a baby boy, whom she should name Jesus. He would be the Son of Heavenly Father and the King of all righteous people. Luke 1:31–33

The father of Jesus is Heavenly Father

Mary and Joseph were not yet married; Jesus’ father would be Heavenly Father. Mary said that she would obey Heavenly Father and be the mother of Jesus. Luke 1:34–35; 1 Ne. 11:18–21

Illustrated by Paul Mann