A touching and essential telling of the familiar Christmas story. Focusing on the personal lives of John the Baptist, Joseph, Mary, the prophet Nephi in America, and the Baby Jesus, it reminds us of the extraordinary faith and sacrifices of these key characters in the Nativity narrative.
The Christmas Story: Mary, Joseph, and the Baby Jesus From a Personal Perspective
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A touching and essential telling of the familiar Christmas story.
Focusing on the personal lives of John the Baptist, Joseph, Mary, the prophet Nephi in America, and the Baby Jesus, it reminds us of the extraordinary faith and sacrifices of these key characters in the Nativity narrative.
Readers will be amazed at the faith and charity of Joseph toward Mary before he knew anything at all about the divine source of her conception.
They will be touched by the faith and obedience of the very young virgin Mary despite the threat of rejection and death.
They will be inspired by the faith of Nephi as he prayed from the coming of the Messiah to save the lives of his people in the Americas.
They will gain a new appreciation of the condescension of the Mighty God, the Prince of Peace, in allowing Himself to be born in such a mean and lowly and filthy place.
Dr. Randal S. Chase, a veteran CES and Institute instructor, provides insights into these events that cannot be found anywhere else, and he does so in a relaxed and understandable style. Readers will find themselves gaining insights and understanding about this story of the Birth of Jesus that have eluded them before.
The cover features the beautiful painting of the “Journey to Bethlehem” by Joseph Brickey.
Table of Contents
- John the Baptist
- Joseph the Carpenter
- Mary the Mother of God
- Annunciation in America
- The Birth and Childhood of Jesus
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