Jesus' Birth Jesus' Beginning Mary and Joseph Wise Men Names, Angels, and Prophets

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Who is John? Luke 1:36 - John the Baptist, the forerunner of Christ, by six months.
What is the name of Jesus' cousin, born six months before him?

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What are the names of the magi that visted Jesus?
Who is Gasper, Melchior and Balthasar

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Who is God? Mark 1:1 - Throughout the gospels Jesus is called the Son of God and had no genetic connection to Joseph. Jesus was born from God's power, the Holy Spirit, acting upon Mary and for this reason his father was God and his mother was Mary. He was therefore called both the Son of God and also the Son of Man.
Who was the father of Jesus? (Hint: Don't answer impulsively. Think about your answer).

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What are the gifts the Wise Men brought to Jesus?
What are gold, frankincense, and myrrh?

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What is God is with us? Immanuel (OT) or Emmanuel (NT) appears 3 times in the Bible and means "God with us".
What does the name Emmanuel mean?

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What are swaddling clothes? Luke 2:7 - When a Jewish child was born, it was usual for it to be washed in water, rubbed in salt and wrapped in swaddling clothes, which are bands or blankets that confined the limbs closely. (Ezek 16:4)
What was Jesus wrapped in when he was born?

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What was the shepherds initial reaction to the angel?
They were afraid

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What is the sixth month? Luke 1:26 - while she was pregnant with John the Baptist.
In what month of Elisabeth's pregnancy did the angel appear to Mary?

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Who are shepherds? Luke 2:15
Who else came to visit Jesus when he was born?

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Who is Gabriel? Luke 1:26 - Gabriel, who also announced the birth of John the Baptist and was presumably the same Gabriel who appeared to Daniel 500 years earlier.
What is the name of the angel who appeared to Mary?

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What is Egypt? Matt 2:14 - They departed immediately under the cover of darkness.
To what country did he family escape to after they were warned of the death threat to Jesus?

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Who threatened the baby Jesus?
Who is Herod

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What is quietly divorce her? Matthew 1:19 - the option of divorce was available under the Law of Moses, Deut 24:1. Normally the circumstances would have to be made public and required witnesses to testify, hence Joseph wanted to do it "privily".
What did Joseph want to do when he discovered Mary was pregnant?

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What is nearly 2 years old? Matt 2:16 - Jesus could well have been nearly two years old by the time the wise men visited him.
What approximate age was Jesus when the wise men visited him?

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Who is Isaiah? Matthew 1:23 / Isaiah 7:14 - part of a difficult passage of prophecy written some 700 years before the birth of Jesus.
Which prophet said, "Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son"?

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What is circumcision? Luke 2:21 - Jesus was a Jew and so would be obliged to undergo this ritual.
What ritual did Jesus undergo when he was eight days old?

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When they returned, where did Jesus and His family dwell?
Nazareth

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What is she was a virgin? Matt 1:23 - Matthew clearly understands this to be a literal virgin (cf Luke 1:34) and implies that the conception was miraculous.
What was special about Jesus' mother?

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What is they saw a star in the East? Matt 2:2 - Much has been written about the star, but all we can really say for sure is there was a luminous object which appeared for a special purpose.
How did the wise men know that the King of the Jews had been born?

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Who is Anna? Luke 2:36 - daughter of Phanuel.
What was the name of the old prophetess who saw Jesus in the temple when he was presented to the Lord after his birth?

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What is Nazareth? Matt 2:23 - and so the prophecy that he shall be called a Nazarene was fulfilled.
In what city was Jesus brought up as a child?

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Who are Mark and John?
The two gospel writers who do not mention Jesus' birth

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What are two turtledoves or pigeons? Luke 2:22-24 - among the Jews, a mother would remain at home for about 40 days after the birth of a boy and about 80 days for a girl because she was considered unclean. After this she presented him as "holy to the Lord" and offered the sacrifice as according to the law.
What sacrifice did Mary and Joseph offer when the days of purification were complete after Jesus' birth?

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What is it doesn't say? There is no indication of how many wise men visited Jesus, except that there were at least two because the word 'magi' is plural.
How many wise men does the Bible say came to visit Jesus?

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What is that He would be born in Bethlehem? Micah 5:2 - Bethlehem Ephratah, to distinguish it from another Bethlehem, which was in the tribe of Zebulun.
What did the prophet Micah say about Jesus' birth? (Hint: location)

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