Christmas: Celebrating the First Advent of Christ
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

In honor of the birth of Christ we have created this special page that deals with that event as well as those surrounding it. This page serves as a starting point for those seeking to study this great moment in history.

The content is divided up into five different types:

Bible Accounts (Text)

Prophecies Concerning the Birth of Christ

The Birth of Jesus Foretold

The Magnificat (Mary's Song of Praise)

John the Baptist's Birth

The Prophecy of Zechariah

The Birth of Jesus Christ

Angels Appear to Shepherds

The Presentation of Jesus at the Temple

The Visit of the Wisemen

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Matthew's Account of the First Advent

Luke's Account of the First Advent

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Text Commentaries
Audio Sermons

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David Hocking

Chuck Missler

Chuck Smith


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