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    The Christmas Story 11: The Flight to Egypt

    See Matthew 2:13-15 Immediately after the magi departed, the angel appeared to Joseph the second time and told him to leave that very night for Egypt because Herod was going to try to kill Jesus.  Joseph instantly obeyed. Picture the scene? Mary, the toddler Jesus, …

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    The Christmas Story 7: What is the Meaning of Inn

    What about the word inn? How would this apply if Joseph and Mary were taken into a private home at the birth of Jesus as was mentioned? To Western ears. the statement, “no room in the inn,” brings to mind an inn (like a hotel) with …

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    The Christmas Story 5: Was Jesus Born the First Night in Bethlehem?

    Details of the Christmas Story are quite familiar to us. However, some of those familiar details are not found in scripture like Mary riding on a donkey from Nazareth to Bethlehem. These details come to us from a fanciful novel written in about AD 200.  …

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    The Christmas Story 4: Mary didn’t Ride a Donkey

    Luke 2:1-7 Joseph and Mary journeyed from their home in Nazareth to Bethlehem in Judea. Caesar Augustus, Emperor of the Roman Empire from 27 BC to AD 14, required the citizens of his vast empire to register at their place of origin, not their current …

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    The Christmas Story 3: Joseph Visited by an Angel

    Read Matthew 1:18-25 When Joseph learned about the pregnancy, he was very troubled.  Imagine his disappointment and distress.  When someone we love and trust betrays us, there is great pain.  After all, she had just returned from a trip.  She was gone from the village and her …

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    Return to Nazareth – Mary Series 23

    Based on Matthew 2:19-23. While living in Egypt, Joseph received a third dream telling him Herod was dead and he should return to the land of Israel. When he heard Archelaus was reigning in place of his father Herod, a fourth dream warned him to …

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    The Flight to Egypt – Mary Series #21

    See Matthew 2:13-15 Immediately after the magi departed, the angel appeared to Joseph the second time and told him to leave that very night for Egypt because Herod was going to try to kill Jesus.  Joseph instantly obeyed. Picture the scene? Mary, the toddler Jesus, …

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    Mary didn’t Ride a Donkey – Part 8

    This is the beginning of the birth narrative. Be prepared to have some of your pictures of Christmas change! Read Luke 2:1-7 Joseph and Mary journeyed from their home in Nazareth to Bethlehem in Judea. Caesar Augustus, Emperor of the Roman Empire from 27 BC …

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    Mary, Mother of Jesus – Part 7

    This begins Chapter 2 in the book, “Women of the Good News: a Readable Bible Commentary on the Gospel Women.” Chapter 2 will cover the time just after Mary’s visit with Elizabeth through her return to Nazareth from Egypt. A multitude of experiences occurred in a …

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