Q1: Joseph and Mary were both descended from King David.
Q2: Joseph thought Mary’s child was illegitimate and he planned to divorce her.
Q3: Joseph and Mary, who was great with child, were forced to travel from their home in Jerusalem to Bethlehem to register for the census being taken by the Roman government.
Q4: Mary’s mode of transportation to Bethlehem was on the back of a donkey.
Q5: A heavenly host of angels sang the glorious announcement of the Savior’s birth to the shepherds.
Q6: A special star led the shepherds to the stable where Jesus was born.
Q7: The shepherds went away and told everyone they met what had happened to them.
Q8: Joseph and Mary took the baby Jesus to Jerusalem right under the nose of King Herod, unaware that he posed a threat to the baby’s life.
Q9: Through divine revelation, an old man named Simeon and an old woman prophetess named Anna both instantly recognized the baby Jesus as Israel’s Messiah.
Q10: The term Magi actually means “Kings.”
Q11: Three Magi from the East came to worship the new King of the Jews.
Q12: These Magi traveled from the East on camels.
Q13: The names of these three Magi were Caspar, Melchior, and Belthazar.
Q14: The Magi followed the star for about five miles.
Q15: The star led the Magi to the stable where Jesus was born.
Q16: The famed frankincense and myrrh that were presented to Jesus by the Magi were actually resins obtained from certain trees.
Q17: Joseph and Mary asked the Magi not to return to Jerusalem to report to Herod what they found.
Q18: Herod slaughtered all the male children in Bethlehem two years of age and younger.
Q19: Jesus lived his entire life within the geographical area of what is known as the Holy Land.
Q20: An angel told Joseph and Mary to take Jesus and go live in Nazareth.