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Jehovah’s Witnesses

English

Jesus—The Way, the Truth, the Life

 SECTION 1

Leading Up to Jesus’ Ministry

“This one will be great.”Luke 1:32

Leading Up to Jesus’ Ministry

IN THIS SECTION

CHAPTER 1

Two Messages From God

The angel Gabriel delivered messages that were difficult to believe.

CHAPTER 2

Jesus Is Honored Before His Birth

How did both Elizabeth and her unborn child honor Jesus?

CHAPTER 3

Someone to Prepare the Way Is Born

As soon as Zechariah miraculously regained his speech, he gave an important prophecy.

CHAPTER 4

Mary—Pregnant but Not Married

Does Joseph believe Mary when she says that she is pregnant, not by another man, but by holy spirit?

CHAPTER 5

Jesus’ Birth—Where and When?

How do we know that Jesus was not born on December 25?

CHAPTER 6

The Child Who Was Promised

When Joseph and Mary bring Jesus to the temple as a baby, two aged Israelites prophesy about Jesus’ future.

CHAPTER 7

Astrologers Visit Jesus

Why did the star that they saw in the East initially lead them, not to Jesus, but to murderous King Herod?

CHAPTER 8

They Escape From a Wicked Ruler

Three Bible prophecies related to the Messiah are fulfilled early in Jesus’ life.

CHAPTER 9

Growing Up in Nazareth

How many brothers and sisters did Jesus have?

CHAPTER 10

Jesus’ Family Travels to Jerusalem

Joseph and Mary are frantic when they cannot find Jesus, while he is surprised that they did not immediately know where to look.

CHAPTER 11

John the Baptist Prepares the Way

When some Pharisees and Sadducees come out to him, John condemns them. Why?