Activities on the Birth of Jesus
The birth of Jesus, also known as Christmas, is an important Christian celebration. It marks the day when Jesus, the Son of God, became man and began his life on earth. Christmas is therefore directly connected to the salvation brought by Jesus, which is...
edit]. Nativity at Night, by Geertgen tot Sint Jans, c. 1490. He is the image of the
invisible God, the firstborn of all creation.
The angel Gabriel appeared to Mary and said, "Do not be afraid, Mary, you have
found favor with God. You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to ...
The Birth of Jesus - In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a
census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first.
The Catholic Encyclopedia points out that midwinter would be the only time people could leave their fields for a census yet it's an unlikely time for shepherds to stay out nights with their flocks. The Baptist Pastor Greg Wilson in Let's Keep Christ out of Christmas ar... More »
The History of the Christmas Story - The Birth of Jesus in Bethlehem.
Mark's Gospel records nothing about the birth of Jesus. Mark starts his story of
Jesus with the calling of John the Baptist in the wilderness. The first time we see ...
Was Jesus born in a stable? Or a barn? Or a cave? The Bible does not mention
any of these three places in connection with Christ's birth, only a manger.
For example, in an attempt to parallel the importance of Jesus' birth with that of
Moses, Matthew describes the massacre of the children of Bethlehem by king ...
In December 2004, both Newsweek and Time featured the birth of Jesus on their
covers. Newsweek's cover story was entitled: “The Birth of Jesus – Faith and ...