JESUS' HIS BIRTH

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  • Created on: 11-04-21 22:59


MAIN FACTS 

 

MATTHEW’S NARRATIVE

 

 Focus is on Joseph, genealogy of Jesus through Joseph, Mary’s pregnancy announced by an unnamed Angel,  Jesus is born in Bethlehem, Magi visit with gold, frankincense and myrrh, after following a start from the East (Babylonia, Egypt or Arabia)  (Doesn’t say how many magi either.) Herod, after being tricked by the Magi, reacts by massacring all males under age of 2, Mary and Joseph flee to Egypt, (Joseph has been warned in a dream) and return after Herod’s death

 

LUKE’S NARRATIVE

 

Luke focuses on Mary. Gabriel announces the pregnancy, Mary visits her cousin Elizabeth – also pregnant, Mary expresses her joy in the ‘Magnificat.’ Elizabeth gives birth to John the Baptist, Zechariah (her husband) makes a famous prophecy –the Benedictus. A census is called by Caesar Augustus – Mary and Joe travel to Bethlehem to register- Jesus is born in a manger as there is ‘no room at the inn’.  Shepherds are informed by angels of Jesus’ birth, go to Bethlehem to visit him. 8 days after birth Jesus presented in Temple – circumcision. Simeon and Anna

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