Christmas Conundrums
Ben Lee

Communications Director, Sam Radford, Pastor Phillip Lee, and Worship Director Ben Lee discuss many of the common Christmas Conundrums. Did Mary know? Why do we celebrate Christmas on December 25th? What exactly are Magi?

Show Notes & Scripture References: 

  • Paul’s Letters – referring to Romans, First Corinthians, Second Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, First Thessalonians, and Second Thessalonians
  • Luke 2:1-2 – The Birth of Jesus Christ
    “1 In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. 2This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor of Syria. 3And all went to be registered, each to his own town. 
  • Matthew 1:23 “Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel”
     (which means, God with us). 
  • Matthew 2:1 – The Visit of the Wise Men  “Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, 2saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” 
  • Micah 5:2
  • Matthew 26:17 – Passover and Lord’s Supper