Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah happened in this way. When his mother Mary was engaged to Joseph, before they lived together she was discovered to be pregnant by the Holy Spirit.
Today your Savior, the Lord Messiah, was born in the City of David.
He went there to be registered with Mary, who had been promised to him in marriage and was pregnant.
Jacob fathered Joseph, the husband of Mary, who was the mother of Jesus, who is called the Messiah.
The angel answered her, "The Holy Spirit will come over you, and the power of the Most High will surround you. Therefore, the child will be holy and will be called the Son of God.
This is a record of the life of Jesus the Messiah, the son of David, the son of Abraham.
After Jesus had been born in Bethlehem of Judea during the reign of King Herod, wise men arrived in Jerusalem from the east
After eight days had passed, the infant was circumcised and named Jesus, the name given him by the angel before he was conceived in the womb.
While they were there, the time came for her to have her baby,
to a virgin engaged to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin's name was Mary.
They kept saying, "This is Jesus, the son of Joseph, isn't it, whose father and mother we know? So how can he say, "I have come down from heaven'?"
You will have great joy, and many people will rejoice at his birth,
He did not have marital relations with her until she had given birth to a son; and he named him Jesus.
Then the angel told them, "Stop being afraid! Listen! I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people.
It had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not die until he had seen the Lord's Messiah.
and she gave birth to her first child, a son. She wrapped him in strips of cloth and laid him in a feeding trough, because there was no place for them in the guest quarters.
Joseph, too, went up from the city of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to the City of David (called Bethlehem), because he was a descendant of the household and family of David.
After he had thought about it, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream. "Joseph, son of David," he said, "don't be afraid to take Mary as your wife, because what has been conceived in her is from the Holy Spirit.
"Glory to God in the highest, and peace on earth to people who enjoy his favor!"
"See, a virgin will become pregnant and give birth to a son, and they will name him Immanuel,"
So all the people went to their hometowns to be registered.
So all the generations from Abraham to David totaled fourteen generations, and from David to the deportation to Babylon totaled fourteen generations, and from the deportation to Babylon to the Messiah there were fourteen generations.
She will give birth to a son, and you are to name him Jesus, because he is the one who will save his people from their sins."
For all of you are God's children through faith in the Messiah Jesus.
In the beginning, the Word existed. The Word was with God, and the Word was God.
and asked, "Where is the one who was born king of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him."
Now in the sixth month of her pregnancy, the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a city in Galilee called Nazareth,
In that region there were shepherds living in the fields, watching their flock during the night.