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THE 13TH EVENTS OF THE LIFE OF JESUS 1. INCARNATION (Lk. 1:26-38) 2. THE BIRTH OF JESUS (Lk 2:1-20) 3. CIRCUMCISION (Lk. 2:21) 4. EPIPHANY (Mt. 2:1-12) 5. THE PRESENTATION OF THE CHILD JESUS IN THE TEMPLE (Lk. 2:23) 6. THE FLIGHT TO EGYPT AND THE MASSACRE OF THE INNOCENT (MT. 2:13-18) 7. THE FINDING OF JESUS IN THE TEMPLE (Lk. 2:49) 8. THE HIDDEN LIFE OF JESUS AT NAZARETH (Lk. 2:51-52) 9. THE BAPTISM OF JESUS ( Lk. 3:21-22) 10. THE TEMPTATION OF JESUS IN THE DESERT (Lk. 4:1-13) 11. THE THREE YEARS OF HIS PREACHING ( Mt. 9:35) 12.THE ASCENT TOWARDS JERUSALEM (Lk.9:51) 13. THE ENTRANCE OF JESUS INTO JERUSALEM Mt. 21:9) THE EVENTS OF THE INFANCY NARATIVES GENEALOGY OF JESUS (MT. 1:1-17) -Traces the family tree of Jesus, his…show more content…
THE FLIGHTTO EGYPT (MT 2:19-23) - Recalls God’s people exile and anguish in the past in the land of Egypt. Later, Jesus’ exodus from Egypt presents Him as the New Moses who will be the ultimate liberator of God’s people from sin. * THE MASSACRE OF THE INNOCENT (MT 2:19-23) - signifies that Jesus life will be a life of persecution. The prophecy that “Mary’s heart will be struck by a sword” means that she will participate intimately in His suffering and saving mission. This sacrificial offering of the innocent blood for Christ is perpetually celebrated and honored in the Church’s liturgy every December 28. * THE RETURN OF THE HOLY FAMILY TO NAZARETH (LK 2:29-40) - Begins the hidden years of Jesus as a ordinary Jew, obedient to the law of God and a good standing member of the Jewish community. He teaches us a lesson of silence, of life and of work. * THE LOSING AND FINDING OF THE CHILD JESUS IN TEMPLE (LK 2:41-52) - Shows Jesus’ total consecration and obedience of His mission that flows from His divine sonship. Prophecies of the Old Testament about Jesus * 1. A close friend would turn against him, betraying him to his enemies * 2. The price to be paid for this betrayal was thirty pieces to his enemies * 3. His own followers would scatter, leaving him alone * 4. People would strike him and spit on him * 5. While treated in the most shameful way, he would endure it in silence * 6. He would be falsely judge
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