The maiden Mary has been staying in the house of her older relatives, Zechariah and Elizabeth. Her parents Joachim and Anna arrive, and learn the news that their daughter is pregnant, but without being with a man. The news of how the angel Gabriel appeared to Mary has her parents stunned.
When the new arrival makes the scene for Elizabeth, Zechariah gets his speech back. After long months of silence, and relatives wanting to name the baby, he speaks to insist the new baby is called John. . He and Elizabeth compare notes on angelic activity in their lives, and why he was speechless for months. What other prophecies are in store for the older couple?
Back home with Mary, Anna tells her husband Joachim that the Messiah is coming. When he visits Joseph in his carpenter shop, more revelations and news in the political realm are shared. Joseph has to come to grips in knowing his betrothed bride is with child. After his own angelic intervention, and instructions, Joseph and Mary face the latest in government regulations, and get ready to travel to be taxed. With a woman ready to give birth soon, it poses to be a harsh trip.