What Happens in this Episode

We’re telling the Christmas story from the scriptures in this episode. Listen as you’ll hear:

  • When the Jesus Story and the Christmas Story really begin
  • An announcement of a birth of a relative of Jesus
  • The announcement of the birth of Jesus
  • Mary’s visit with her relative at the beginning of her pregnancy
  • The first Christmas Carol, as sung by Mary
  • The birth of the relative of Jesus
  • The second Christmas Carol
  • The birth of Jesus
  • How the shepherds came to know of the birth and tell the world
  • How the magi came to honor and worship the King of Kings
  • What is behind all the fuss this season and every Christmas season

Scriptures Used in This Episode

Music Heard in this Episode

  • Hark the Herald Angels Sing (Instrumental) – Jingle Punks
  • We Three Kings
  • Joy To the World – DJ Williams
  • Joy to the World – Robert Shaw Chorale (from a recording made about 1948)

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Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.