Where, in the
Bible, is given the first promise of the Saviour from sin?
"And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast
done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the
field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days
of thy life: And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between
thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt
bruise his heel." Genesis 3:14,15.
descendant was the promised restoration to come through?
"For all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it, and
to thy seed for ever." Genesis 13:15.
Who was this
"Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith
not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ."
What town was
predicted to be the birthplace of the Christ?
"And when he had gathered all the chief priests and
scribes of the people together, he demanded of them where Christ should be
born. And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judaea: for thus it
is written by the prophet. And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, art
not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come a
Governor, that shall rule my people Israel." Matthew 2:4-6.
(See Micah 5:2.)
Of whom was Christ
to be born?
"Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a
virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name
Immanuel." Isaiah 7:14.
What name was
Joseph told to give the promised Son when He was born?
"And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name
JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins." Matthew
At His birth, what
message did the angel bring to the shepherds abiding in the field?
"And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I
bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For
unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ
the Lord." Luke 2:10,11.
What was the song
of praise that the host of angels sang that night?
"And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the
heavenly host praising God, and saying. Glory to God in the highest,
and on earth peace, good will toward men." Luke 2:13,14.
prophecy of Isaiah was fulfilled when Christ was born?
"For unto us a child is
born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his
shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty
God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace." Isaiah 9:6.
names did Isaiah give to Him?
"For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and
the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called
Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince
of Peace. Of the increase of his government and peace there shall be no
end, upon the throne of David, and upon his kingdom, to order it, and to
establish it with judgment and with justice from henceforth even for ever.
The zeal of the LORD of hosts will perform this." Isaiah 9:6,7.
What did the godly
Simeon say when he saw Jesus?
"And he came by the Spirit into the temple: and when the
parents brought in the child Jesus, to do for him after the custom of the
law. Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said. Lord, now
lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word: For mine
eyes have seen thy salvation. Which thou hast prepared before the face of
all people; A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people
Israel." Luke 2:27-32.
Upon seeing Jesus,
what were the words of the aged prophetess Anna?
"And she coming in that instant gave thanks likewise unto the
Lord, and spake of him to all them that looked for redemption in
Jerusalem." Luke 2:38.
What did the Wise
Men from the East do when they had found Jesus?
"And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child
with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when
they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold,
and frankincense, and myrrh." Matthew 2:11.
Why did Joseph flee
to Egypt with Jesus and His mother?
"And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord
appeareth to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise, and take the young child
and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I bring thee
word: for Herod will seek the young child to destroy him." Matthew
How does John the
revelator describe this satanic urge to destroy Christ?
"And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did
cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was
ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was
born." Revelation 12:4.
By what means did
Herod seek to kill Jesus?
"Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was
exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in
Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and
under, according to the time which he had diligently inquired of the wise
men." Matthew 2:16.
death, to what town did Joseph and his family move?
"And he came and dwelt
in a city called Nazareth: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken
by the prophets, He shall be called a Nazarene." Matthew 2:23.
How does the Bible
describe the early life of Jesus?
"And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with
wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him." Luke 2:40.
"And he went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject
unto them: but his mother kept all these sayings in her heart."
At the Feast in
Jerusalem, how did Joseph and Mary lose Jesus when He was twelve years
"But they, supposing him to have been in the company,
went a day's journey; and they sought him among their kinsfolk and
acquaintance. And when they found him not, they turned back again to
Jerusalem, seeking him." Luke 2:44,45.
What was Jesus
doing when they later found Him?
"And it came to pass, that after three days they found him in the
temple, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them, and
asking them questions." Luke 2:46.
What impact did His
questions and answers have upon the spiritual leaders of Israel?
"And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding
and answers." Luke 2:47.
How does Scripture
summarize Christ's childhood and youth?
"And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with
God and man." Luke 2:52.