“the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God.
And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name Jesus .” –
Luke 1: 30-31
“Truly Mary was, as Gabriel told her, “highly favoured” and “blessed … among women” to have witnessed these miracles and to have given birth to the Savior. ” – Joseph Fielding McConkie
This Day in LDS History
1838:Emma Smith visits her husband, Joseph, in Liberty Jail, Missouri, and spends two days confined with him in the jail.
1839: Alexander Wright and Samuel Mulliner, the first missionaries to Scotland, begin preaching the gospel in that country.
1873: Peter O. Thomassen issues the first foreign-language paper (Danish and Norwegian) published in Utah, the Utah Posten.