This section of the website features the biblical story
and facts surrounding the birth of Jesus and how to keep Christ in Christmas.
The Birth of Jesus According
But the angel said to them, Do not be afraid; for
behold, I bring you good news of a great joy which will come to all the people. For to you is born this day in
the town of David a Savior, Who is Christ (the Messiah) the Lord! And this will be a sign for you [by which you
will recognize Him]: you will find [after searching] a Baby wrapped in swaddling clothes and lying in a
Read the Nativity Story in the Gospel
of Luke 2:1-20
The Facts Surrounding the Birth of Jesus
The facts surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ are
stupendous and astounding. Each part of the
Word of God calls for reaction and response, and our individual answer is eternally important.
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Joseph, The Man in the
Background in the Nativity
The placing of Joseph in the nativity scene is
somewhat symbolic of his life. He is the man in the background. Many stories have been
written about how Mary was chosen to be the mother of our Savior, but little has been
said about the man who was chosen by God to raise His son.
Matthew tells us more about Joseph
than anyone else. Like me, I think Matthew must have been impressed with this humble man who loved
God, loved the mother of His Son and loved His Son in a way that no one else
Keeping Christ in Christmas
As we exchange gifts, we must express thanks for the greatest
Gift of all. Teach your children the story of baby Jesus, born in a manger, no crib for a bed and no receiving
blanket. When they are old enough to understand, a nativity scene in your home can be used to teach them about
Jesus' birth. Teaching them to focus on giving instead of receiving will take them farther in life than having
them believe it is better to receive than give.
Christmas Is Coming: Reminders of the
Unfortunately, few are
experiencing the inner reminder that without the first Christmas, there would be no Easter. Without the coming
of the Christ child, His perfect life, His substitutionary death on the cross and His resurrection, there would
be no hope for eternal life. Whether or not stores, streets and homes are decorated with the intent to honor
Christ, the decorations can speak for themselves, just as the Bible says that the rocks would cry out if people
fail to worship God.
Learn more about Reminders of the First Christmas