12 Days of Christmas History

Why the Twelve Days of Christmas Was Written – 12 Days of Christmas History I know you’ve heard (and most likely sang) the fun and familiar tune; “The Twelve Days of Christmas” but do you know the history and why it was originally written? Don’t fret, I just discovered this…

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12 Days of Christmas History

Bible Study Lesson from Luke 1:57-80 There is almost almost a clear chain of events leading up to the most extraordinary verses in the Bible. This link in the Christmas story focuses on the birth of John the Baptist and why he was sent ahead of Jesus. Christmas Story –…

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12 Days of Christmas History

I love Christmas, don’t you? But why do we celebrate the Christmas holidays in the first place? Here are some humble answers. Seems that everyone is just a little more joyful, families make that unusual gathering, the houses are decorated with Christmas trees and ornaments – well, you get the…

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12 Days of Christmas History

Bible Study Lesson from Luke 1: 11-15 People everywhere are celebrating the holiday season but many don’t have any idea of how Christmas began. This story telling about the birth of John the Baptist plays a serious role in the coming of Jesus into the world. My family and I…

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12 Days of Christmas History

Bible Study Lesson — Luke 1: 16-25 Moving on in the progression of the coming of the Christ child, John the Baptist was to be the one who announced Jesus as the Messiah. This earns him a place of great importance in the Christmas story and the Bible. Take a…

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12 Days of Christmas History

Bible Study Lesson – Luke 1:26-38 In this study lesson of the nativity story from Luke, Mary is told by the angel she is about to give birth to Jesus. She had trouble believing at first just as you and I sometimes find it difficult. But, that’s why it’s called…

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12 Days of Christmas History

Bible Study Lesson from Luke 1:41-45 In this continuing Christmas story, Mary visits Elizabeth the two are awakened to the truth of these births to come. Although she herself was pregnant with a son she had longed for, Elizabeth could have envied Mary, whose son would be even greater than…

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12 Days of Christmas History

Bible Study Lesson — John 1: 6-9 The Christmas story continues with the introduction of John the Baptist. He came to tell the world about Jesus without looking for star status for himself. John knew who Christ was.  Do we? The Christmas Story – Who Was John the Baptist? There…

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12 Days of Christmas History

Bible Study Lessons from Luke 2:1-20 A Christmas story to remember .. The birth of Jesus Christ! In the verses from Luke below, we’ll discover the beginnings of why Making Christ Known was started, to mark the birth, life, death and resurrection of Jesus. This lesson takes us through what…

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12 Days of Christmas History

Bible Study from Luke 2:8-14 Today, we’re going to take a look at another well-known section of the Bible . This is the one about the shepherds and the angel and their significance. The real Christmas story is about the birth of Jesus but it is also a story of…

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12 Days of Christmas History

Bible Study Lessons from Luke 2:15-19 In this section of the Christmas story the shepherds were tending their sheep, minding their own business when an angel appeared to them to announce the birth of Jesus. Without hesitation the shepherds visit the Christ child and pay homage to the new King….

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12 Days of Christmas History

Bible Study Lesson from Matthew 2:1-16 In this continuation of the Christmas story the wise men (also known as the Magi) search for the baby Jesus. King Herod wanted the Magi to return to him after they found Christ and report His location but they took a different route home….

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12 Days of Christmas History

Bible Study Lesson from Matthew 2:19-23 Remember in the verses from Luke, we learned that Mary and Joseph had to flee to Egypt with their baby to save him from the decree of Herod. After Herod died, an angel once again appeared and directed Joseph to take Jesus to Israel…

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