My Book of Bible Stories, Share 31 Listen! 26 In the sixth month of Elizabeth's pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, 27 to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The angel came to her and said, “Greetings! He is told his wife Elizabeth will bear a son whose name will be John (John the Baptist). Your prayers have been heard. Then ask the class: … What does Mary’s response to the angel Gabriel reveal about her faith? ... just after Christ urged the disciples to pray so that they did not fall into temptation, "Then an angel appeared to Him from heaven, strengthening Him" (Luke 22:43). 36 Now Elizabeth, your relative, is also pregnant with a son though she is very old.  |  The virgin’s name was Mary. Then God’s angel says to him: ‘Don’t be afraid to take Mary to be your wife. 3 Times Angels Appeared to … Print, cut out, and save this Bible card. Copyright © 2020 Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania. The Holy Bible, New Century Version®. An Angel Visits Mary, Deliverance From Egypt to Israel’s First King, Israel’s First King to Captivity in Babylon, Captivity in Babylon to Rebuilding of Jerusalem’s Walls, Jesus’ Resurrection to Paul’s Imprisonment, Publication download options Zechariah’s wife Elizabeth was a descendant of Aaron. He appeared three times .The first time to convince him that Mary to whom he was betrothed was a chaste woman and that she was with child of the Holy Spirit (Matthew 1:19, 20 ). And likewise Mary told Elizabeth that the angel Gabriel had appeared to her. Copyright © 2005 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. New Century Version (NCV), Grace for the Moment Daily Bible: Spend 365 Days reading the Bible with Max Lucado - eBook, St. Joseph New Catholic Version New Testament: Pocket Edition, eBible for PDA: Essentials Library - Slightly Imperfect, St. Joseph New Catholic Version New Testament, Biblia Económica NBD, Enc. 6 Zechariah and Elizabeth had God’s approval. Ask: What’s the first thing you might think if you saw an angel? 28 The angel came to her and said, “Greetings! An angel from the Lord appeared to him, standing to the right of the altar of incense. You will become pregnant and give birth to a son, and you will name him Jesus. The virgin's name was Mary. But when Joseph learns that Mary is going to have a baby, he doesn’t think he should marry her. God would give John the *Holy Spirit. 29 Mary was greatly troubled at his words and wondered what kind of greeting this might be. My Book of Bible Stories, Audio download options Learn where Mary took Jesus when he was 40 days old. Mary is about to get married to a man named Joseph. Let this happen to me as you say!” Then the angel went away. The Lord has blessed you and is with you.”. At last, an angel appears to him, after so many days of silence. For it is God who has given her a son.’ So Mary and Joseph get married, and they wait for Jesus to be born. The Lord is with you." Have the student identified as the reader read Luke 1:30-33 aloud. An Angel Appears to Mary - During Elizabeth’s sixth month of pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin. Rústica (NBD Economy Bible, Softcover). Place the Bible under a different chair and play another round. At the end of today’s story, Mary runs off to visit Elizabeth. Your wife Elizabeth will give birth to your son and you must name him John .” Luke 1:8, 11-13 CEB. An Angel Appears to Mary 26 During Elizabeth’s sixth month of pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, 27 to a virgin. For this reason the baby will be holy and will be called the Son of God. When Elizabeth hears Mary’s voice, the baby inside Elizabeth jumps for joy. She was engaged to marry a man named Joseph from the family of David. The angel made him unable to speak (and probably unable to hear) until Elizabeth had her son, John. 37 God can do anything!”. 30 … 38 Mary said, “I am the servant of the Lord. An angel appears to Zechariah promising him a son, but as his wife Elizabeth is too old to bear children he has doubts. 33 He will rule over the people of Jacob forever, and his kingdom will never end.”, 34 Mary said to the angel, “How will this happen since I am a virgin?”, 35 The angel said to Mary, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will cover you. Read terms of download Elizabeth is filled with God’s spirit, and she says to Mary: ‘You are specially blessed among women.’ Mary stays with Elizabeth about … Mary hurries off to visit Elizabeth. The angel went to her and … 32 He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. An angel appears twice near Jesus' tomb declaring, to Mary, Mary Magdalene and others, that the Lord has already risen from the dead (Matthew 28:1 - 2, 5 - … Her name was Mary. Gabriel had informed each of these mothers-to-be of his appearance to the other. Imagine that an angel just appeared to you. The Lord God will give him the throne of King David, his ancestor. Her name was Mary. They followed all the Lord’s commands and regulations perfectly. Everyone thought she could not have a baby, but she has been pregnant for six months. (I’d be scared; I would wonder if it was a dream.) She was engaged to marry a man named Joseph from the family of David. The angel said that John was to be ‘great in the sight of the Lord’ [God would think that John was great]. While Zechariah is serving in the temple, the angel Gabriel … The angel Gabriel delivered messages that were difficult to believe. She was engaged to marry a man named Joseph from the family of David. The Lord has blessed you and is with you.” But Mary was very startled by what the angel said and wondered what this greeting might … Elizabeth and Mary had good close relation as Elizabeth first told Mary that the angel had spoken to her husband. He indicates he'd been locked in combat with a fallen angel in Persia and the archangel Michael, one of the chief angels, came to aid him, so he could return to Daniel to deliver a message. 5 When Herod was king of Judea, there was a priest named Zechariah, who belonged to the division of priests named after Abijah. The angel then leaves. The Angel Gabriel Appears to Zechariah. But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zacharias, for your petition has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you will give him the name John. What other valuable qualities did she display? So Zechariah could not believe the *angel’s message. As the angel speaks, he restores Daniel's strength (Daniel 10). 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TERMS OF USE When Zechariah saw the angel, he was startled and overcome with fear. 30 The angel said to her, “Don’t be afraid, Mary; God has shown you his grace. 28 The angel came to her and said, “Greetings! 28 The angel went to her and said, "Greetings, you who are highly favoured! Zechariah and Elizabeth were now old. 26 During Elizabeth’s sixth month of pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, 27 to a virgin. "In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, 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 King David.