The children will:-
Bible Story Reference: Isaiah 7:14
Isaiah 7:14 (NIV)
Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel.
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The Birth of Christ
For to us, a child is born, to us, a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
Of the greatness of his government and peace, there will be no end.
He will reign on David’s throne and over his kingdom, establishing and upholding it with justice and righteousness from that time on and forever. The zeal of the Lord Almighty will accomplish this. (Isaiah 9:6-7)
Jesus who was the saviour promised since time passed, was born and He lived as a man on earth. He died for us on the order of the authorities. Through His death, we are saved. He was raised and He reigns forevermore.
Where He would be born – Bethlehem
“But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from old, from ancient times.”(Micah 5:2)
Jesus was born in Bethlehem, during a census called by the Emperor. Joseph went to be counted in his hometown, Bethlehem, and that is when Jesus was born.
Return from Egypt
“Out of Egypt, I called My Son.” (Hosea 11:1)
Jesus and His parents escaped to Egypt because the King wanted to kill all male children. But then God called Him back from Egypt.
Thank you, Lord, for I see your care for men, that you set out to save us through you son Jesus. May everyone come to know you and worship you in Christ. Amen.
Old Testament Prophecies
What You Need
Draw the shape of the cross on a piece of paper.
Write down the different verses in the Old Testament that foretold the coming of Jesus on pieces of paper.
Colour the different pieces of paper and cut them out.
Staple them on the cross.