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31 Days of the Christmas Story from Genesis to John: Day 30 – Three prophecies complete the birth story of the Messiah

The Wise Men finished worshiping the child Jesus and departed for home, being warned in a dream not to return by way of King Herod.  Joseph was also told by an angel of the Lord to take the Child and … Continue reading

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31 Days of the Christmas Story from Genesis to John: Day 29 – Wise Men worship Jesus

And there it was—the star they had seen in the east!  It led them until it came and stopped above the place where the child was.  When they saw the star, they were overjoyed beyond measure.  Entering the house, they saw … Continue reading

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31 Days of the Christmas Story from Genesis to John: Day 27 – Simeon and Anna in the temple

The first revelation that the Messiah had been born was told to the shepherds.  Next, (before the Wise Men arrived), the Messiah baby was recognized by Simeon and Anna in the temple.  Mary and Joseph had traveled to Jerusalem, about … Continue reading

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31 Days of the Christmas Story from Genesis to John: Day 24 – the birth of Jesus

On a quiet unsuspecting night, the Savior came into the world.  And the world has never been the same. While Mary and Joseph were in Bethlehem, the time came for her to give birth.  Then she gave birth to her … Continue reading

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31 Days of the Christmas Story from Genesis to John: Day 22 – Names of Jesus

The trip for Mary and Joseph from Nazareth to Bethlehem was about 70-90 miles through mountainous terrain on foot.  It would have taken them about 8-10 days to complete, while carrying all of their food, water, blankets and supplies.  They … Continue reading

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31 Days of the Christmas Story from Genesis to John: Day 21 – Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem

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 … Continue reading

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31 Days of the Christmas Story from Genesis to John: Day 19 – an angel visits Joseph

Joseph considered divorcing Mary from their engagement when he heard the news that she was with child. But that was not God’s plan. This becomes the third time an angel appears announcing the baby Jesus – first to Zecharia, father of … Continue reading

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