26: In the sixth month the angel Gabriel was sent by God to a town in Galilee called Nazareth, 27: to a virgin engaged to a man whose name was Joseph, of the house of David. The virgin’s name was Mary. 28: And he came to her and said, “Greetings, favored one!
Who foretold the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem?
In the days when Herod was king of Judea, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth in Galilee to announce to a virgin named Mary, who was betrothed to a man named Joseph, that a child would be born to her and she was to name him Jesus, for he would be the son of God and rule over Israel forever.
Which prophet announced the birth of Jesus?
Isaiah, a great prophet of the Old Testament, announced the coming birth of the Messiah. “The Lord himself shall give you a sign,” he declared. “Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel” (Isaiah 7:14).
What did prophet Isaiah say about Jesus?
And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent (John 17:3). Isaiah was a prophet who lived in Jerusalem about 700 years before the birth of the Savior.
Who foretold the coming of the Holy Spirit?
|Venerated in||Judaism Christianity Islam|
|Major shrine||Gush Halav, Israel|
|Feast||October 19 (Orthodox)|
Why is December 25th Jesus’s birthday?
The Roman Christian historian Sextus Julius Africanus dated Jesus’ conception to March 25 (the same date upon which he held that the world was created), which, after nine months in his mother’s womb, would result in a December 25 birth.
Isaiah 53 is the fifty-third chapter of the Book of Isaiah in the Hebrew Bible or the Old Testament of the Christian Bible. This book contains the prophecies attributed to the prophet Isaiah and is one of the Nevi’im.
What is the purpose of the sacrament of confirmation?
Confirmation: Its Definition and Its Effects
Confirmation is the sacrament by which Catholics receive a special outpouring of the Holy Spirit. Through Confirmation, the Holy Spirit gives them the increased ability to practice their Catholic faith in every aspect of their lives and to witness Christ in every situation.
What does the prophet Joel promise about the work of the Holy Spirit?
What does the prophet Joel promise about the work of the Holy Spirit? that God will pour his spirit on all and that the Holy Spirit comes at Pentecost and every Confirmation.
Who helped Jesus carry the cross?
The fifth Station of the Cross, showing Simon of Cyrene helping Jesus carry his cross.