Jesus' Birth (The Nativity)

Jesus birth is one of the most important stories in the Bible. Children and teens should learn the story of Jesus' birth by heart. Regular discussion or reminder of what Christmas is will help us all value and enjoy its true meaning.

Kids and Sunday School Resources

Projects and Activities

Fun and Games

Read a Story

The Angel Talking to Mary
Read Luke 1:26-38

Elisabeth and the Birth of John
Read Luke 1:39-80

The Angel Talking to Zacharias
Read Luke 1:5-25

Jesus' Birth
Read Luke 2:1-7

Simeon and Anna
Read Luke 2:21-38

The Shepherds
Read Luke 2:8-20

The Wise Men
Read Matt 2:1-12

Escape to Egypt
Read Matt 2:13-23

The Angel Talking to Joseph
Read Matthew 1:18-25

Listen to a Story

Holy Land Tours

  • Jericho to Jerusalem - Jesus is tempted in the wilderness, parable of the good Samaritan, the story of Jesus' birth, judges holding court at city gates, Abraham and Isaac sacrifice
  • Nazareth - An angel speaks to Mary and Joseph, Jesus is baptized by John the Baptist, the angry mob and Jesus
  • Petra - The wise men travel to meet baby Jesus, the gifts of the wise men

Adult and Teen Resources

Articles — Everyday Living

  • Christmas is Love in Action - Let's welcome the Christ into our lives and discover the unifying power of Love in action.
  • Christmas Love - Christmas is a time to reflect back on the life of Jesus Christ and the love he demonstrated, which was often directed at the unloved. For Christmas we should focus on giving the gift of love, especially to those who lack it.
  • The Greatest Gift - "Love Extravagantly" - What is the greatest gift we can give? Is it not love? To love as Jesus loved?
  • Hear the Christmas Message - "Whoever has ears, let them hear!" Are we hearing-understanding with our heart-the message that Jesus came to share?
  • Who's In the Center of Your Family - Interacting with family isn't always the easiest. Fortunately, there are a few easy, God-centered steps that we can take to improve those interactions.

Healing Messages — Everyday Living

Book Reviews — Everyday Living

Questions and Answers — Bible Study

  • Jesus' Birthday - We had considerable discussions over the holidays about when Jesus was actually born. Do scholars know? And if he wasn't born on December 25, in the year 0, how did that come to be the date it is celebrated?
  • Prophecy about Jesus' Birth - In Isaiah 7:14 it states, "Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel." Do these words refer to Jesus?

Books of the Bible — Bible Study

Relationships — Teen Time

  • Give Love - What is the greatest gift we can give (or receive) this Christmas?
  • Who's In the Center of Your Family - Interacting with family isn't always the easiest. Fortunately, there are a few easy, God-centered steps that we can take to improve those interactions.

Identity — Teen Time

  • Christmas Love - Christmas is a time to reflect back on the life of Jesus Christ and the love he demonstrated, which was often directed at the unloved. For Christmas we should focus on giving the gift of love, especially to those who lack it.
  • Hear the Christmas Message - "Whoever has ears, let them hear!" Are we hearing-understanding with our heart-the message that Jesus came to share?

Making a Difference — Teen Time

  • Giving Gifts that Touch Lives - Need gift ideas? Here are gifts to give to yourself, your friends, and even to opponents or enemies, which can bring peace and healing.