Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God.
The holy ghost
to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, a descendant of David, and the virgin's name was Mary.
When he had contemplated this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, "Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife, because the child conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.
Who can make a clean thing come from an unclean? No one!
how much less man, who is abominable and corrupt, who drinks in evil like water!
How then can a human being be righteous before God? How can one born of a woman be pure?
Look, I was guilty of sin from birth, a sinner the moment my mother conceived me.
among whom all of us also formerly lived out our lives in the cravings of our flesh, indulging the desires of the flesh and the mind, and were by nature children of wrath even as the rest
For we do not have a high priest incapable of sympathizing with our weaknesses, but one who has been tempted in every way just as we are, yet without sin.
For it is indeed fitting for us to have such a high priest: holy, innocent, undefiled, separate from sinners, and exalted above the heavens.