What Did Jesus Do Before He Started His Ministry At Age 30?

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What was it that Jesus did before He started His earthly ministry?Student of Scripture After Jesus’ parents returned to their hometown of Nazareth in Galilee, “the child grew and became strong, filled with wisdom. And the favor of God was upon him” (Luke 2:40) and as the Jews customarily did, “his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the Feast of the Passover. And when he was twelve years old, they went up according to custom” (Luke 2:41-42). Apparently it was “according to custom” that a … [Read more...]

When Did Jesus Start His Ministry While On Earth?

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What age did Jesus begin His earthly ministry?The Prophesied Messiah or Christ Jesus has always existed as God but He had not yet dwelled in the flesh (John 1:1, 14) and Isaiah wrote “the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel” (7:14) “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prin … [Read more...]

Where Did Jesus Travel While on Earth?

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Where did Jesus travel during His earthly ministry? Did He ever travel outside of Judea?Jesus of Nazareth We know that Jesus grew up in Nazareth in Galilee and that He walked everywhere He went but no one knows but God exactly how many miles Jesus walked during His earthly ministry. Neither can we know with precision every place He went during this time but some theorize that Jesus went to other places around the world. The problem with that theory is there is zero evidence of this and … [Read more...]

What Was Jesus Like As A Boy?

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What was Jesus like growing up as a young boy? What can we learn from the Bible about this question?Born in Bethlehem Micah the Prophet prophesied that “you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are too little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me one who is to be ruler in Israel, whose coming forth is from of old, from ancient days” (Micah 5:2) and “he shall stand and shepherd his flock in the strength of the Lord, in the majesty of the name of the Lord his God” (Micah 5:4a … [Read more...]

Where Did Jesus Grow Up?

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Where did Jesus grow up?  Was it in the same place that He was born?Born in Bethlehem Jesus was prophesied to be born of a virgin and also to be born in Bethlehem (Micah 5:1-6) which was more of a village than a city. This prophecy would have never been fulfilled unless the Roman “to be registered, each to his own town” (Luke 2:3) if Caesar Augustus had not ordered it and at this exact time so “Joseph also went up from Galilee, from the town of Nazareth, to Judea, to the city of David, which … [Read more...]

10 Good Christmas Trivia Questions and Answers

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Here are 10 good Christmas trivia questions and answers for you to use.Was Christmas observance ever illegal? Yes it was. In England, Christmas was banned for a time by the Puritan Oliver Cromwell in 1649 who outlawed both Christmas carols and Christmas celebrations. This ban lasted until 1660. Even in the Colonies, it was illegal in Boston to observe Christmas from 1659 to 1681.There were three wise men or magi? True or False? False. The Bible doesn’t tell us how many wise men or magi … [Read more...]


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