The Chronological Christmas Story - Bible Reading Plan

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Have you ever read the Christmas story in chronological order? This 7-day plan begins with prophecies of Jesus and ends about 700 years later with his birth. Invite some friends to join you in reading this plan. Make note of new observations as well as what stands out from reading this story chronologically. If you are looking for a plan to read this Christmas, this is a great one to begin.


Day 1: The Prophesy of Jesus

Isaiah 7:14

Isaiah 9:6-7

Isaiah 11:1-6

Day 2: The Birth of John the Baptist Foretold

Luke 1:5-25

Day 3: The Birth of Jesus Foretold

Luke 1:26-45

Day 4: The Birth of John the Baptist

Luke 1:57-79

Day 5: The Birth of Jesus

Luke 2:1-14

Day 6: The Shepherds Visit Jesus

Matthew 2:1-11

Luke 2:17-19

Day 7: The Escape from Egypt & Return to Nazareth

Matthew 2:12-23