Presentation of Jesus Christ in the Temple

The next account found in Luke 2, though not as well known as the appearance of the angels to the shepherds, is the presentation of Jesus Christ in the Temple forty days after he was born. According to the Law of Moses, a woman was considered unclean because of the blood that was associated with…

Why was Jesus swaddled and laid in a manger?

On the night of the Savior’s birth, an angel of the Lord proclaimed to the shepherds that the Messiah had been born in Bethlehem. The angel then told the shepherds to go and find the babe, and that they would recognize him because he would be “wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger.” This…

The Annunciations to Mary and Zacharias

Luke begins his Nativity narrative with the annunciations of the angel Gabriel to Mary and Zacharias. It seems that Luke purposefully places these two stories next to each other to not only contrast Mary and Zacharias, but also to compare the two miraculous birth stories of John the Baptist and Jesus Christ. The first annunciation…

Glenn Meredith on the Virgin Mary

>>During this Christmas season, how should we deal with Mary, the mother of Jesus? Should she be worshipped or respected? Adored or ignored? Magnified or belittled? For a fresh, fascinating, and biblical viewpoint, stay tuned.>>[music] >>Lamb and Lion Ministries presents Christ in Prophecy, a program that focuses on the fundamentals of Bible prophecy, showing how…

Over A Thousand People Came Together To Break a Record And Bring This Moving Christmas Hymn To Life

Angels from the realms of glory Wing your flight o’er all the earth Ye who sang creation’s story Now proclaim Messiah’s birth Gloria Gloria Gloria in excelsis Deo Gloria in excelsis Deo Gloria Gloria Gloria Gloria Saints before the alter bending Watching on in hope and fear Suddenly the Lord descending In his temple shall…