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Gospel images - birth of Jesus

Paintings of scenes of the Christmas story.
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Mary.<br/>‘How will this be,’ Mary asked the angel, ‘since I am a virgin?’ <br/>The angel answered, ‘The Holy Spirit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God.’ <br/>Luke 1:34-35 <br/>Full text: Luke 1:26-38 – Slide 1
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Psalm 121. A song of ascents. <br/>I lift up my eyes to the mountains - where does my help come from? My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth. He will not let your foot slip - He who watches over you will not slumber.Psalm 121:1-4 <br/>Full text: Psalm 121:1-8 – Slide 2
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Wrapped in cloths. <br/>And she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped Him in cloths and placed Him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them. <br/>Luke 2:7 <br/>Full text: Luke 2:1-7 – Slide 3
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4	Adoration of the shepherds. <br/>So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger. <br/>Luke 2:16 <br/>Full text: Luke 2:8-20 – Slide 4
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Simeon and Anna 1. <br/>Simeon took Him in his arms and praised God, saying: “Sovereign Lord, as you have promised, you may now dismiss your servant in peace. For my eyes have seen your salvation, which you have prepared in the sight of all nations: a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and the glory of your people Israel.”  <br/>Luke 2:27-33 <br/>Full text: Luke 2:22-40 – Slide 5
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Simeon and Anna 2. <br/>There was also a prophet, Anna, the daughter of Penuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was very old; she had lived with her husband seven years after her marriage, and then was a widow until she was eighty-four. She never left the temple but worshiped night and day, fasting and praying. Coming up to them at that very moment, she gave thanks to God and spoke about the child to all who were looking forward to the redemption of Jerusalem. <br/>Luke 2:36-38 <br/>Full text: Luke 2:22-40 – Slide 6
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