Mary: Virgin and Ever Virgin
All Christians believe that Mary was a virgin before and at the
time of the birth of her son Jesus.
shall be with child, and bear a son, and shall
name him Immanuel.
Now this is how the birth of Jesus Christ came about.
When his mother Mary was betrothed to Joseph, but
before they lived together
, she was found with child
through the holy Spirit. Joseph her husband, since he
was a righteous man, yet unwilling to expose her to
shame, decided to divorce her quietly. Such was his
intention when, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared
to him in a dream and said, "Joseph, son of David, do
not be afraid to take Mary your wife into your home.