Christmas

2016 Advent Calendar: Day 9

Micah 5:2 ‘But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times.’ Day 9: Christmas Around The World – Costa Rica Christmas in Costa Rica comes at the end […]

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 […]

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