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  • 1. Infancy Narratives
  • 2. Pre-Nativity
    • Old Testament Prophecies
      • From the root of Jesse (Isaiah 11:1-5)
      • Born in Bethlehem (Micah 5:2)
      • Perform many miracles (Is 35:5-6)
      • Gentiles will believe while Jews will reject (Psalm 118:22)
      • Prepared by a voice in the wilderness (Is 40:3)
  • 3. Pre-Nativity
    • John the Baptist
      • Son of Zechariah and Elizabeth, Mary’s kinswoman
      • Born 6 months before Jesus
      • Beheaded by Herod Antipas
      • Pre-cursor of Jesus
        • Last Prophet
        • Jumped in the womb when Mary visited Elizabeth
  • 4. Annunciation
    • Luke 1:26-38
    • Archangel Gabriel announces to Mary that she would give birth to the Messiah
    • Says Mary is “full of grace.”
  • 5. Visitation
    • Luke 1:39-56
    • Mary visits Elizabeth after the Annunciation
    • John leaps in the womb
    • Mary responds with the MAGNIFICAT
  • 6. MAGNIFICAT
    • English ( The Divine Office ):
      • My soul glorifies the Lord, *
      • my spirit rejoices in God, my Saviour.
      • He looks on his servant in her lowliness; *
      • henceforth all ages will call me blessed.
      • The Almighty works marvels for me. *
      • Holy his name!
      • His mercy is from age to age, *
      • on those who fear him.
      • He puts forth his arm in strength *
      • and scatters the proud-hearted.
      • He casts the mighty from their thrones *
      • and raises the lowly.
      • He fills the starving with good things, *
      • sends the rich away empty.
      • He protects Israel, his servant, *
      • remembering his mercy,
      • the mercy promised to our fathers, *
      • to Abraham and his sons for ever.
  • 7. Joseph
    • Could have divorced Mary
    • Visited by Gabriel at night
    • Advised to keep Mary as his wife
    • Known by the people as the father of Jesus
  • 8. Nativity
    • Mary and Joseph traveled to Bethlehem
      • The home of Joseph’s family
      • Census ordered by Rome
      • Mary would have walked
        • There was no donkey
    • Joseph had relatives in Bethlehem
      • Jesus would have been born in a home
        • Inn could also be Upper room or Guest room
  • 9. Nativity
    • Mary was helped by female relatives
      • Joseph not present at the birth
        • Would not know what to do
    • Jesus was wrapped and laid in a manger
      • Small trough for feeding animals
      • Usually filled with straw
  • 10. Epiphany
    • Wise men visit Jesus
      • Came from the east, possibly Persia
      • Unknown number
        • Three gifts identified
        • Gold, Frankincense, Myrrh
      • Astrologers not kings
      • Followed a star
        • Portent of birth of great king
  • 11. Flight to Egypt
    • Wisemen told not to report back to Herod the Great
    • Joseph warned that Jesus was in danger
    • Holy Family lives in Egypt for a few years
    • Herod has all boys 2 years or younger killed
      • Holy Innocents