2016 Advent Calendar: Day 8

Luke 2:5 [Joseph] went [to Bethlehem] to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a child. Day 8: Christmas Around The World – Egypt In Egypt about 15% of people are Christians. Christmas Day isn’t celebrated on the 25th December but on 7th January (like in Ethiopia and […]

2016 Advent Calendar: Day 7

Luke 2:4 So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to house and line of David. Day 7: Christmas Around The World – Bangladesh December 25th is a public holiday for Christmas in Bangladesh even though only about 0.3% of the […]

2016 Advent Calendar: Day 6

Matthew 1:22-23 All this took place to fulfil what the Lord had said through the prophet: ‘The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel’—which means, ‘God with us.’ Isaiah 7:14 Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will be with […]

2016 Advent Calendar: Day 5

Matthew 1:21 ‘[Mary] will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.’ Day 5: Christmas Around The World – Zimbabwe Merry Christmas = Moni Wa Chikondwelero Cha Kristmasi In Zimbabwe, Christmas day starts with a Church service for most people. After […]

2016 Advent Calendar: Day 4

Matthew 1:20 …an angel of the Lord appeared to [Joseph] in a dream and said, ‘Joseph son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary home as your wife, because what is conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.’ Day 4: Christmas Around The World – Norway Merry Christmas = God Jul It […]

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