Bible: Luke 1:26-33

Birth Announcement of Jesus the Messiah

1:26 In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, 1  the angel Gabriel 2  was sent by 3  God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth, 4  1:27 to a virgin engaged 5  to a man whose name was Joseph, a descendant of David, 6  and the virgin’s name was Mary. 1:28 The 7  angel 8  came 9  to her and said, “Greetings, favored one, 10  the Lord is with you! 11  1:29 But 12  she was greatly troubled 13  by his words and began to wonder about the meaning of this greeting. 14  1:30 So 15  the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, 16  Mary, for you have found favor 17  with God! 1:31 Listen: 18  You will become pregnant 19  and give birth to 20  a son, and you will name him 21  Jesus. 22  1:32 He 23  will be great, 24  and will be called the Son of the Most High, 25  and the Lord God will give him the throne of his father 26  David. 1:33 He 27  will reign over the house of Jacob 28  forever, and his kingdom will never end.”

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