Before John’s Ministry Started

Gabriel’s Announcement of John’s Birth (Luke 1:5-25)

Gabriel’s Announcement to Mary (Luke 1:26-38)

Mary Visits Elizabeth (Luke 1:39-56)

John’s Birth and His Father’s Prophetic Words (Luke 1:57-79)

Joseph’s Response to Mary’s Pregnancy (Matthew 1:18-25)

Jesus’ Birth in Bethlehem (Luke 2:1-20)

Genealogy of Jesus Christ (Matthew 1:1-17; Luke 3:23-38)

Joseph and Mary Fulfill the Requirements of the Law (Luke 2:21-38)

Arrival of the Magi (Matthew 2:1-12)

The Flight to Egypt and Herod’s Rage (Matthew 2:13, 14, 16-18)

Departure From Egypt and Residence in Nazareth (Matthew 2:15, 19-23; Luke 2:39-52)