We all know that Christmas Day is celebrated on 25th December every year in whole world. But not all of us know the real reason and story behind this grand celebration. Actually the day is observed as Jesus Christ birthday which is the main reason to celebrate it. Who was Jesus Christ and what is the history behind the birth of Jesus in the Christmas Story? Read this complete article to know. Here we have described all about the birth of Jesus Christ completely. So let’s move further.
The Birth of Jesus
It is a story of about 2000 years ago when an angel named Gabriel appeared to a young women named Mary. The angel told Mary that she would give birth to a son, who would be the Son of God!. The Mary was a holy lady and she had a faith in God. She said to angel that “i am servant of God and let it be as you say”.
Then after Roman Emperor Caesar Augustus ordered for a Census and Mary and her husband Joseph travelled to the city of Bethlehem to register for it. The place is now located in Israel. When Mary and Joseph reach Bethlehem, they found that there was no place to stay because the inn was fully packed. So they had to spend their night at stable where animals were kept.
On that night Jesus took birth but there was no crib for him. So they baby in a manger, a feeding trough for animals.
Sometime later, wise men from eastern countries noticed a star in the sky signaled about the birth of Jesus, a new king. They came to Bethlehem to worship him. Then the king of Judea called wise men to find the location of new king so that he could go worship him. So the wise men continuously followed the star until it was above the house where Jesus was. Then the wise men met Marry and worship Jesus. They brought lots of gifts for Jesus to make him feel happy. After visiting Jesus, the wise men had a dream to not to go back to king Herod. So after that they took a different way to their home.
Actually the king Herod was afraid and insecure from new king. He thought that the Jesus will replace him as a new king of Judea. So he wanted to find Jesus and kill him. So he sent his soldiers to Bethlehem to kill all the children under 2 years old. But the angel told couple to go to Egypt to get the Jesus safe from Herod. Then after Jesus and Mary started living in Egypt until Herod had died.
So it was the birth of Jesus story in detail. However there are lots of other stories and assumptions to tell. No one knows the the exact date and year of Jesus birth. But commonly the day is celebrated on 25th December in whole world.
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