The Events Surrounding the Birth of Jesus

and more.

 

1. The Angel Gabriel appears to Zachariah: Luke 1:5-25

 

2. The Birth of Jesus foretold: Annunciation: Luke 1:26-38

 

3 / 4  Mary visits Elizabeth: Luke 1:39-56

 

3 / 4  Joseph to divorce Mary: Matthew 1:18-24

 

5. The Birth of John the Baptist: Luke 1:57-80 (9 months from # 1).

 

6. The Birth of Jesus: Luke 2:1-38

a. The Roman Census 2:1-3

b. The trip to Bethlehem / the birth / no room in the inn 2:4-7

c. The Angels and the shepherds 2:8-20

 

7. Jesus Circumcised and named: Luke 2:21

 

8. Maryís Purification and Jesusí Presentation: Luke 2:22-39a

a. The Purification at 40 days: Lev. 12:1-4, 7c-8

b. Jesusí presentation / Redemption: Exodus 13:1-2, 11-13

c. Simeonís waiting: 2:25-35

d. Annaís praise: 2:239c

 

9. The visit of the Magi: Matthew 2:1-12

a. After Jesus was born: v. 1

b. Herod finds out exact time: v. 7

c. The star appears again: v. 9

d. The child at the house: v. 11a

e. The gifts: v. 11b

f. The angels warning: v. 12

 

10. The Holy Family flees to Egypt: Matthew 2:13-15

 

11. The children slaughtered at Bethlehem: Matthew 2:16-18

 

12. The Return to Nazareth: Matthew 2:19-23 , Luke 2:39b-40