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Image by RealCG via Adobe Stock.
More than two thousand years ago, angels appeared to startled shepherds to announce the birth of the Son of God. “And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be unto all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord” ( Luke 2:10 ; emphasis added). At this season, when we celebrate...
Mary and the Christ child. Image via comeuntochrist.org
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently released its new video for #LightTheWorld entitled “ The Christ Child .” This video prepares our hearts and minds for the Christmas season and is a beautiful portrayal of the Nativity. However, what you may not know is that this production depicts the birth of Jesus Christ in stunning historical detail. Jeff Taylor, the co-creative director...
Christmas Nativity Scene by bf87 via Adobe Stock. Derivative work by Book of Mormon Central.
This week’s Come Follow Me material is particularly special because members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints get to study the birth of Jesus Christ yet again after the Christmas season. The birth of Jesus Christ is a revered tradition among many Christian faiths. However, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has additional insight into the birth of Jesus Christ thanks...
Bethlehem Christmas by Joseppi via Adobe Stock
The opening lines of “O Little Town of Bethlehem” romantically capture the image of a small, quiet town where something wondrous has just happened. Every year around Christmas, families across the world reenact the story of Joseph and Mary traveling the difficult journey to Bethlehem, only to find no room in the inn (see Luke 2). The wise men, too, are remembered for first going to Jerusalem only...
Book of Mormon at Christmas. Image by Book of Mormon Central
To help #LightTheWorld this Christmas, Book of Mormon Central had the chance to sit down with the media manager of the Book of Mormon Visual Library, produced by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. These Book of Mormon videos will begin to be published next year and will bring to life the stories of the Book of Mormon. Steven D. King, the media manager of these short Book of Mormon...