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These passages have connections throughout the rich yarn of biblical stories, and their profound meaning has shaped the essence of Christianity. Join us as we walk through the New Testament passages that explain the miraculous birth of Jesus Christ, looking at the prophecies, the angelic pronouncements, the humble nativity, and the eternal theological importance.

Jesus Birth Bible Verses In New Testament

The birth of Jesus occupies a position of unmatched significance in the enormous fabric of biblical narratives. A thorough description of this crucial event that has altered the path of human history may be found in the New Testament, which is known for its profound lessons and wonderful storytelling. Now let’s examine the New Testament passages that describe the miraculous birth of Jesus Christ.

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 The Nativity Narrative in Luke

1. Luke 2:6-7

“And while they were there, the time came for her baby to be born. She gave birth to her firstborn son. She wrapped him snugly in strips of cloth and laid him in a manger because there was no lodging available for them.”

Luke 3

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2. Luke 2:10-11

“But the angel reassured them. ‘Don’t be afraid!’ he said. ‘I bring you good news that will bring great joy to all people. The Saviour—yes, the Messiah, the Lord—has been born today in Bethlehem, the city of David!'”

Luke 2 3

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3. Luke 1:26-33

“In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a village in Galilee, to a virgin named Mary. Gabriel appeared to her and said, ‘Greetings, favoured woman! The Lord is with you!'”

Luke 1

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4. Luke 2:13-14

“Suddenly, the angel was joined by a vast host of others—the armies of heaven—praising God and saying, ‘Glory to God in highest heaven, and peace on earth to those with whom God is pleased.'”

James 1 2

5. Luke 2:25-32

“At that time there was a man in Jerusalem named Simeon. He was righteous and devout and was eagerly waiting for the Messiah to come and rescue Israel. The Holy Spirit was upon him.”

Proverbs 16 1

6. Luke 2:36-38

“Anna, a prophet, was also there in the Temple. She was the daughter of Phanuel from the tribe of Asher, and she was very old. Her husband died when they had been married only seven years.”

7. Luke 2:52

“Jesus grew in wisdom and in stature and in favour with God and all the people.”

8. Luke 1:30-33

“Don’t be afraid, Mary,’ the angel told her, ‘for you have found favour with God! You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you will name him Jesus.'”

9. Luke 1:46-55

“Mary responded, ‘Oh, how my soul praises the Lord. How my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour!'”

10. Luke 2:38

“She came along just as Simeon was talking with Mary and Joseph, and she began praising God. She talked about the child to everyone who had been waiting expectantly for God to rescue Jerusalem.”

 Matthew’s Gospel

11. Matthew 1:18-23

“This is how Jesus the Messiah was born. His mother, Mary, was engaged to be married to Joseph. But before the marriage took place, while she was still a virgin, she became pregnant through the power of the Holy Spirit.”

12. Matthew 2:1-2

“Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the reign of King Herod. About that time some wise men from eastern lands arrived in Jerusalem, asking, ‘Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw his star as it rose, and we have come to worship him.'”

13. Matthew 2:9-11

“After this interview, the wise men went their way. And the star they had seen in the east guided them to Bethlehem. It went ahead of them and stopped over the place where the child was.”

14. Matthew 1:22-23

“All of this occurred to fulfil the Lord’s message through his prophet: ‘Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel, which means ‘God is with us.'”

15. Matthew 2:13-15

“After the wise men were gone, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream. ‘Get up! Flee to Egypt with the child and his mother,’ the angel said. ‘Stay there until I tell you to return, because Herod is going to search for the child to kill him.'”

16. Matthew 1:24-25

“When Joseph woke up, he did as the angel of the Lord commanded and took Mary as his wife. But he did not have sexual relations with her until her son was born. And Joseph named him Jesus.”

17. Matthew 2:16

“Herod was furious when he realised that the wise men had outwitted him. He sent soldiers to kill all the boys in and around Bethlehem who were two years old and under, based on the wise men’s report of the star’s first appearance.”

18. Matthew 1:1

“This is a record of the ancestors of Jesus the Messiah, a descendant of David and of Abraham.”

19. Matthew 1:20-21

“As he considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream. ‘Joseph, son of David,’ the angel said, ‘do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife. For the child within her was conceived by the Holy Spirit.'”

20. Matthew 2:12

“When it was time to leave, they returned to their own country by another route, for God had warned them in a dream not to return to Herod.”

 The Prophecies Fulfilled

21. Micah 5:2

“But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, are only a small village among all the people of Judah. Yet a ruler of Israel, whose origins are in the distant past, will come from you on my behalf.”

22. Isaiah 7:14

“All right then, the Lord himself will give you the sign. Look! The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son and will call him Immanuel (which means ‘God is with us’).”

23. Jeremiah 31:15

“This is what the Lord says: ‘A cry is heard in Ramah—deep anguish and bitter weeping. Rachel weeps for her children, refusing to be comforted—for her children are gone.'”

24. Isaiah 9:6-7

“For a child is born to us, a son is given to us. The government will rest on his shoulders. And he will be called: Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”

25. Hosea 11:1

“When Israel was a child, I loved him, and I called my son out of Egypt.”

26. Isaiah 40:3-5

“Listen! It’s the voice of someone shouting, ‘Clear the way through the wilderness for the Lord! Make a straight highway through the wasteland for our God!'”

27. Isaiah 60:1-3

“Arise, Jerusalem! Let your light shine for all to see. For the glory of the Lord rises to shine on you.”

28. Isaiah 11:1-2

“Out of the stump of David’s family will grow a shoot—yes, a new Branch bearing fruit from the old root.”

29. Zechariah 9:9

“Rejoice, O people of Zion! Shout in triumph, O people of Jerusalem! Look, your king is coming to you. He is righteous and victorious, yet he is humble, riding on a donkey—riding on a donkey’s colt.”

30. Isaiah 35:5-6

“And when he comes, he will open the eyes of the blind and unplug the ears of the deaf. The lame will leap like a deer, and those who cannot speak will sing for joy!”

 Bethlehem and Beyond

31. Micah 5:2

“But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, are only a small village among all the people of Judah. Yet a ruler of Israel, whose origins are in the distant past, will come from you on my behalf.”

32. Luke 2:4

“And because Joseph was a descendant of King David, he had to go to Bethlehem in Judea, David’s ancient home. He travelled there from the village of Nazareth in Galilee.”

33. Matthew 2:5-6

‘In Bethlehem in Judea,’ they said, ‘for this is what the prophet wrote: “And you, O Bethlehem in the land of Judah, are not least among the ruling cities of Judah, for a ruler will come from you who will be the shepherd for my people Israel.'”

34. Matthew 2:1

“Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the reign of King Herod. About that time some wise men from eastern lands arrived in Jerusalem, asking, ‘Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw his star as it rose, and we have come to worship him.'”

35. Luke 2:15-16

“When the angels had returned to heaven, the shepherds said to each other, ‘Let’s go to Bethlehem! Let’s see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about.’ They hurried to the village and found Mary and Joseph. And there was the baby, lying in the manger.”

36. Matthew 2:11

“They entered the house and saw the child with his mother, Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasure chests and gave him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.”

37. Luke 2:17-18

“After seeing him, the shepherds told everyone what had happened and what the angel had said to them about this child. All who heard the shepherds’ story were astonished.”

38. Matthew 2:14

“That night Joseph left for Egypt with the child and Mary, his mother, and they stayed there until Herod’s death. This fulfilled what the Lord had spoken through the prophet: ‘I called my Son out of Egypt.'”

39. Luke 2:7

“She gave birth to her firstborn son. She wrapped him snugly in strips of cloth and laid him in a manger because there was no lodging available for them.”

40. Matthew 2:22-23

“But when he learned that the new ruler in Judea was Herod’s son Archelaus, he was afraid to go there. Then, after being warned in a dream, he left for the region of Galilee. So the family went and lived in a town called Nazareth. This fulfilled what the prophets had said: ‘He will be called a Nazarene.'”

The Annunciation

41. Luke 1:26-28

“In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a village in Galilee, to a virgin named Mary.”

42. Luke 1:30-33

“Don’t be afraid, Mary,’ the angel told her, ‘for you have found favour with God! You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you will name him Jesus.'”

43. Luke 1:35

“The angel replied, ‘The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the baby to be born will be holy, and he will be called the Son of God.'”

44. Luke 1:38

“Mary responded, ‘I am the Lord’s servant. May everything you have said about me come true.’ And then the angel left her.”

45. Luke 1:46-49

“Mary responded, ‘Oh, how my soul praises the Lord. How my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour!'”

46. Luke 1:42

“Elizabeth gave a glad cry and exclaimed to Mary, ‘God has blessed you above all women, and your child is blessed.'”

47. Luke 1:28

“Gabriel appeared to her and said, ‘Greetings, favoured woman! The Lord is with you!'”

48. Luke 1:31

“You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you will name him Jesus.”

49. Luke 1:36

“What’s more, your relative Elizabeth has become pregnant in her old age! People used to say she was barren, but she has conceived a son and is now in her sixth month.”

50. Luke 1:56

“Mary stayed with Elizabeth for about three months and then went back to her own home.”

Conclusion

Even with all of the historical accuracy, differing interpretations, and contemporary depictions, this event will always be relevant. Jesus’ birth continues to inspire people by offering a message of salvation, love, and harmony. I pray that these passages from the New Testament will never stop shining light on our shared path and provide comfort and purpose to those who look for it.

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