Join us for a summary walk through of the events surrounding the birth of Jesus. Journey toward Christmas Day with a renewed vision and appreciation for the life of Jesus Christ. Each day you will find a link to the Bible passage for that day and helpful resources for your study.
December 13. Read Luke 1:39-45 .
Mary is an unmarried virgin who has just received miraculous news: that she will conceive and give birth to the very Son of God, through the work of the Holy Spirit (Luke 1:26–38). Her relative, Elizabeth (Luke 1:5–7), is the aging wife of a priest. They have also been given an amazing message, predicting the birth of their son (Luke 1:13–17). This child will come to be known as John the Baptist (Luke 3:2–3).
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• Who was Elizabeth in the Bible?
• What is the story of Zechariah and Elizabeth?
• What does it mean that Jesus is the Son of God?
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