Day 21 – Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem. Luke 2:4-5 Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee, to Judea, to the city of David, which is called Bethlehem, because he was of the house and family line of David, to be registered along with Mary, who was engaged to him and was pregnant. Mary and Joseph were both descendants of King David. Joseph was from the line of David’s son, King Solomon, and a legal heir to the throne. Mary was from the line of Nathan, David’s other son, and therefore her biological child is […]
Day 4 – God chooses David to be King. From the time of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the nation of Israel greatly increases to over a million people. Their large numbers were seen as a threat, and they were held captive in Egypt for 400 years until God calls Moses to lead the people out of bondage to a place called Mt. Sinai (modern-day Saudi Arabia). There, God gives them instructions for building a tabernacle for worship, and they soon become an organized people with a system of laws and government. Joshua becomes the next leader, and he leads the […]
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Sue McCusker is a writer, Bible teacher, and web developer who loves to share the stories of life, hope, and faith she sees around her every day. She has written for Guideposts and Angels on Earth magazines, and teaches the story of God in women's Bible study.