2515 Jesus Christ, birth of
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Jesus Christ was born to a poor unmarried Jewish couple in the village of Bethlehem. As Son of God, he was conceived by the Holy Spirit in the womb of his mother Mary.

Jesus Christ's birth is prophesied in the OT

The prophecy of a coming ruler

Isaiah 9:6-7

The prophecy of a virgin's son

Isaiah 7:14

The prophecy concerning his birthplace

Micah 5:2 “Bethlehem Ephrathah” is the village where David grew up (“the town of David”).

Jesus Christ was conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of a virgin

Matthew 1:18,23 See also Matthew 1:20; Luke 1:34-35

Jesus Christ's incarnation

John 1:14; Galatians 4:4 See also Romans 8:3; 2 Corinthians 8:9; Philippians 2:7-8; 1 Timothy 3:16; 1 John 4:2

The circumstances of Jesus Christ's birth

An angel informs Mary that she is to be the mother of the Messiah

Luke 1:26-38

Mary responds in praise

See also Luke 1:46-55

An angel explains to Joseph why Mary's baby is so special

Matthew 1:18-25

The birth of Jesus Christ takes place

Luke 2:1-7

Angels announce Jesus Christ's birth to some shepherds

See also Luke 2:8-20

The Magi search for Jesus Christ's birthplace and Herod tries to kill him

Matthew 2:1-18 These events could have taken place at any time in Jesus Christ's first two years.

See also

2033  Christ, humanity
2036  Christ, humility
2215  Christ, Son of David
2218  Christ, Son of God
2230  Messiah, coming of
2312  Christ as king
2366  Christ, prophecies concerning
2421  gospel, historical foundation
2540  Christ, genealogy
2595  incarnation
4110  angels
5099  Mary, mother of Christ

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