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Christmas in August

My youngest son's birthday is on December 24th. For a child's birthday to be this close to Christmas can be a bummer for a child. One or two times, we decided to celebrate his birthday in July. Just a few presents so that they would not be confused with Christmas presents..This morning's quiz has questions revolving around the birth of Jesus...Christmas in August...

___1. What's a manger?
(a) Greek for nursery, (b) feeding trough, (c) small shed, (d) cot.

___2. How many angels spoke to the shepherds?
(a) 1, (b) 2, (c) 3, (d) many.

___3. Who directed Mary and Joseph to go to Bethlehem?
(a) angel, (b) Herod, (c) Caesar, (d) census bureau.

___4. How did they travel to Bethlehem?
(a) walked, (b) Joseph walked and Mary was on a donkey, (c) caravan, (d) Bible doesn't say.

___5. Joseph's family was from;
(a) Bethlehem, (b) Jerusalem, (c) Nazareth, (d) Bethany.

___6. What sign(s) were the shepherds to look for?
(a) star, (b) lights, (c) a baby in a manger.

___7. How many kings visited Jesus?
(a) 1, (b) 2, (c) 3) (d) none.

___8. Who saw the Star over Bethlehem?
(a) Mary, (b) Joseph, (c) three kings, (d) it doesn't say.

___9. When the Magi visited, Jesus was in;
(a) a house, (b) the manger, (c) Jerusalem, (d) in church.

___10. When Mary became pregnant, Mary and Joseph were;
(a) married, (b) engaged, (c) just friends, (d) none of the above.

___11. When Mary became pregnant;
(a) Joseph married her, (b) He wanted to dissolve the relationship, (c) Mary left Nazareth for a while, (d) an angel told them to go to Bethlehem, (e) b&c, (f) b&d.

___12. How many Magi visited Jesus?
(a) 1, (b) 2, (c) 3, (d) it doesn't say.

___13. Which books of the Bible answer these questions?
(a) Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, (b) Matthew and Luke, (c) Matthew and Mark, (d) Matthew, Mark, Luke.

Hope you enjoy the season...Have a wonderful weekend and great day of worship... Love mark Phil. 4:11

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