Where, in the Bible, is
given the first promise of the Saviour from sin?
"And the lord said unto the serpent,... I will put enmity between thee
and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy
head, and thou shalt bruise his heel." Genesis 3:14, 15.
Through whose descendant
was the promised restoration to come through?
"To thee [Abraham] will I give it, and to thy seed for
ever." Genesis 13:15.
Who was this promised
"He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy
seed, which is Christ." Galatians 3:16.
What town was predicted
to be the birthplace of the Christ?
"And,.. he [Herod] demanded of them where Christ should be born. And
they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judea." Matthew 2:4-6. (See
Of whom was Christ to be
"Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call
his name Immanuel." Isaiah 7:14.
What name was Joseph told
to give the promised Son when He was born?
"And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call His name
Jesus: for He shall save His people from their sins." Matthew 1:21,
At His birth, what
message did the angel bring to the shepherds abiding in the field?
bring you good tidings of
great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in
the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord." Luke 2:10, 11.
"And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I
What was the song of
praise that the host of angels sang that night?
"And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host
praising God, and saying, Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace,
good will toward men." Verse 13, 14.
What important prophecy
of Isaiah was fulfilled when Christ was born?
"For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and
the government shall be upon His shoulder." Isaiah 9:6.
What descriptive names
did Isaiah give to Him?
"And His name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God,
The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. Of the increase of His government
and peace there shall be no end." Verses 6, 7.
What did the godly Simeon
say when he saw Jesus?
"And when the parents brought in the child Jesus, to do for Him after
the custom of the law, then took he Him up in his arms, and blessed God, and
said, Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word:
for mine eyes have seen thy salvation, which thou hast prepared before the face
of all people; a light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people
Israel." Luke 2:27-32.
Upon seeing Jesus, what
were the words of the aged prophetess Anna?
"And she coming in that instant gave thanks likewise unto the Lord, and
spake of Him to all them that looked for redemption in Jerusalem." Verse
What did the Wise Men
from the East do when they had found Jesus?
"When they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary
His mother, and fell down, and worshipped Him: and when they had opened
their treasures, they presented unto Him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and
myrrh." Matthew 2:11.
Why did Joseph flee to
Egypt with Jesus and His mother?
"And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeareth
to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise, and take the young child and His mother,
and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I bring thee word: for Herod will
seek the young child to destroy Him." Verse 13.
How does John the
revelator describe this satanic urge to destroy Christ?
"And the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for
to devour her child as soon as it was born." Revelation 12:4.
By what means did Herod
seek to kill Jesus?
"Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was
exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in
Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and
under." Matthew 2:16.
After Herod's death, to
what town did Joseph and his family move?
"And He came and dwelt in a city called Nazareth: that
it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophets, He shall be called a
Nazarene." Verse 23.
How does the Bible
describe the early life of Jesus?
"And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with
wisdom: and the grace of God was upon Him." "And He went
down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them." Luke
At the Feast in
Jerusalem, how did Joseph and Mary lose Jesus when He was twelve years old?
"But they, supposing Him to have been in the company, went a
day's journey; and they sought Him among their kinsfolk and acquaintance. And
when they found him not, they turned back again to Jerusalem, seeking Him."
What was Jesus doing when
they later found Him?
"And it came to pass, that after three days they found Him in the temp
le, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them, and asking them
questions." Verse 46.
What impact did His
questions and answers have upon the spiritual leaders of Israel?
"And all that heard Him were astonished at His understanding and
answers." Verse 47.
How does Scripture
summarize Christ's childhood and youth?
"And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and
man." Verse 52.