Events around the birth
Mary and Joseph was told…no human involved. The Holy Ghost came upon her.
Mary goes to Elizabeth
Maris Song—the wisdom of such a young girl she knew the Old Testament…Scatters the proud. Cast down the mighty. He exalts the humble..
The touch of God does bring change
Bethlehem—House of Bread--
Cradle—Lords humanity Phil 2:5-11---swaddling clothes where not only birth clothes but where used to wrap a corpse.
the angels—Luke 2:7 When boy was born. The local musicians’ congregate and sing.
However the music of heaven announced this child…Born close to nature that he created. Not by local musicians.
The Shepherds—humble means…
not to close to the Orthodox Church. Shepard’s looked after the temple lambs but where first to see the lamb of Glory
8 days took to the temple
Simon…Anna…84 years old widow…Never lost hope… she never cease to worship.
Later on the wise men..
3 Reactions to Christ birth