In the beginning of the New Testament, Mary is a prominent Bible character. She is just a young Jewish girl, however she was chosen by God to have a very important job. She was chosen to carry and give birth to God's Son, who would become the Savior of the world.
Mary was visited during the night by an angel named Gabriel. Gabriel told her of God's plan, and said, "Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you!'" (Luke 1:28) (more…)