Birth of Jesus

Birth of Jesus
4 mins

ENGLISH

About the Film
Luke makes his introduction as the careful author of this Gospel. The angel Gabriel appears to Mary, a virgin in Nazareth. He announces to her that she has found favor with God and will give birth to Jesus, the Son of God.

Mary humbly asks how that could happen. Gabriel explains that the Holy Spirit will be responsible for accomplishing the pregnancy. She visits her relative, Elizabeth, who’s also miraculously pregnant. Elizabeth confirms that Mary carries the Son of God. Mary once again rejoices.

Emperor Augustus orders a census to be taken throughout the Roman Empire. Joseph returns to Bethlehem with a pregnant Mary, his betrothed. They stay in the only place available: a stable. Nearby, shepherds take care of their sheep when an angel appears to them. The angel declares the birth of Jesus.

They rush to the stable and are the first to spread the news of the virgin Mary and the miraculous birth of Jesus, the Son of God, the Savior.

How does Mary respond to the angel?

How does Jesus happen to be born in Bethlehem?

Who are the first to know and tell of the birth of Jesus? Why?

ENGLISH
4 mins