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An Angel visits Mary

The Christmas story: An angel visits Mary.
Contributed by LUMO project
Story also available on our translated websites: Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Romanian, German, Hindi, Arabic, Simplified Chinese
Living in the town of Nazareth in the region of Galilee... – Slide 1
.... was a young woman called Mary – Slide 2
She was betrothed to a local man called Joseph. – Slide 3
God sent the angel Gabriel to visit Mary. – Slide 4
‘Greetings,’ announced the angel. ‘You are highly favoured. The Lord is with you.’ – Slide 5
Mary was really troubled. ‘Don’t be afraid, Mary,’ the angel said. ‘You have found favour with God. You are to give birth to a Son and call him Jesus. He will be great and called the Son of the Most High.’ – Slide 6
‘How can this be?’ Mary protested. ‘I am a virgin.’ – Slide 7
‘The Holy Spirit will be the father of your child,’ the angel explained. ‘The Holy One to be born will be called the Son of God.’ God promised a son to your relative Elizabeth who was too old to have children and she is now six months pregnant. What God says never fails.’ – Slide 8
‘I am the Lord’s servant,’ Mary replied. ‘May your words come true.’ Then the angel left. – Slide 9
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