|Who is Jesus
From the moment of His birth,
Jesus has made a dramatic impact on
His surroundings. Born in an obscure
Jewish village about 2,000 years ago.
Angels appeared to announce His birth,
a bright star emerged to celebrate the
occasion,and shepherds hurried to his
humble cradle to honor the infants arrival.
Even "wisemen" from the East traveled to
Judea ro worship the young child born
of the root of Jesse, born of the House Of
Jesus grew up much like any boy his age
at the time. His quiet upbringing was punctuated
by an important visit to the temple when he was
just a boy of 12. There he amazed teachers of the
law by his uncanny wisdom and knowledge of the
ancient Hebrew Scriptures.
At about the age of 30,leaving behind his vocation
as a carpenter in Nazareth Jesus began his "call"
from God. Much as His birth had been marked by
significant events,so marked His ministry. John
The Baptist announced his coming, God opened up
the Heavens and poured out His blessings on His
For the next 3 years Jesus traveled about with a
small band of disciples and friends. Crowds thronged
around Him to hear His words, His memorable stories,
some came for healing and encouragement.
From synagogue to seahore, Jesus proclaimed the
good news of the Kingdom Of God, turning social and
religious ideas upside down. He pronounced blessings
on the poor,He cherrished children,and He treated women with dignity and respect.
false religion, hypocrisy and sin. He called for repentance
and promised freedom, joy and new life.
In furiated by his growing impact,Jewish religious leaders
and other detractors challenged the authority and teaching
of Jesus. They arranged for His capture and death.
His life, death and resurrection marked the beginning of
Christianity, which has spread worldwide in remarkable
More than 19 centuries have passed by, and His impact
on mankind have only increased over time. His love has
transformed many lives, and many great social causes
have been fueled by His life and example.
Let us rejoice today for unto us a savior is born.
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