And the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born." Revelation 12:4.
By what means did Herod seek to kill Jesus? "Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under." Matthew 2:16.
After Herod's death, to what town did Joseph and his family move? "And He came and dwelt in a city called Nazareth: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophets, He shall be called a Nazarene." Verse 23.
How does the Bible describe the early life of Jesus?" And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon Him." "And He went down with them, and came to Nazareth, and was subject unto them." Luke 2:40, 51.
At the Feast in Jerusalem, how did Joseph and Mary lose Jesus when He was twelve years old? "But they, supposing Him to have been in the company, went a day's journey; and they sought Him among their kinsfolk and acquaintance. And when they found him not, they turned back again to Jerusalem, seeking Him." Verses 44-45.
What was Jesus doing when they later found Him?" And it came to pass, that after three days they found Him in the temp le, sitting in the midst of the doctors, both hearing them, and asking them questions." Verse 46.
What impact did His questions and answers have upon the spiritual leaders of Israel? "And all that heard Him were astonished at His understanding and answers." Verse 47.
How does Scripture summarize Christ's childhood and youth? "And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man." Verse 52.
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