Luke narrates the angel Gabriel's announcement to Mary
that she is to conceive a son
and remain a virgin.
Luke 1: 26-38
...(The angel Gabriel said) "Hail,
one! The Lord is with you ...
The holy Spirit will come upon
the power of the Most High will
overshadow you. Therefore the child
to be born will be called holy,
of God." ... Mary said,
"Behold, I am
the handmaid of the Lord. May it be
done to me according to your