Living Nativity 2016

Living Nativity 2016

This time of year, we celebrate the birth of Jesus. It’s common to see Christmas lights and trees. It’s common to see living nativities, but was Jesus really born on Christmas Day? While we can’t really know exactly when Jesus was born, the Bible does give clues that can help us determine when Jesus was born. This week we continue looking for those clues as we seek to answer this question.

Was Jesus Born December 25? If Not, Should We Celebrate Christmas December 25?

Opening Passage — Psalm 89.

Luke 1:1-2:17

Vs. 7 – They were advanced in years and Elizabeth was barren

Clue Number 1 – Luke 1:10 – When would the whole multitude of the people be praying at the hour of incense in Jerusalem?

Clue Number 2 – Luke 1:23-25 – What was the timing of the conception of John the Baptist?

Clue Number 3 – Luke 1:26-38 – What was the timing of the conception of Jesus?

Clue Number 4 – Luke 1:56-57 – What was the timing of the birth of John the Baptist?

Clue Number 5 – Luke 2:8-16 – Would shepherds have been in the field in the latter part of December?

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Pastor Bryan Longworth is the number one ranked prolifer and Tea Party Advocate on Twitter (@BryanLongworth) with over 235,000 followers, serves as the director of Personhood FL, a prolife organization working to pass the Florida ProLife Personhood Amendment that will end abortion and protect all innocent human life in FL, as the associate pastor at Covenant Tabernacle in Port St. Lucie, FL, and as the director of SOHL, Sanctity of Human Life of the Treasure Coast. Longworth is a Wall Builders Black Robe Regiment Pastor and a Family Research Council (FRC) Watchmen on the Wall Pastor. Longworth has participated in the Alliance Defense Fund's (ADF) Pulpit Freedom Sunday since 2010. Longworth continues to be involved in the pro-life movement and in calling the church and our nation to repentance. The church and America needs revival and reformation like never before. The blood of over 55 million children cries from the ground for vengeance, and God will avenge! God send us a true move of God lest we perish in our iniquity!

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