Mary and Joseph Travel to Bethlehem for the Census
Jesus Is Brought to the Manger
The angel Gabriel told a young woman named Mary she would give birth to Jesus, the son of God. Her husband Joseph did not believe her, but Gabriel explained to him that the boy would save people from their sins.
News of the Savior Spreads
Mary and Joseph travelled to the Bethlehem due to a Roman empire order that all people had to be taken in their hometown: a census. There were no places to stay so they were in the stable of an inn.
The Shepherds Find Baby Jesus
Mary gave birth to a baby boy, Jesus, who was her firstborn. She wrapped him in a cloth and placed him a manger, as there was no guest room for them. This was the animals' trough.
The Three Wise Mens' Travels
An angel appeared the shepherds that were in the fields near Bethlehem and told them the good news of the Savior and Messiah's birth.
The shepherds wanted to see the miracle baby Jesus so they were told he was in the manger and went to see him.
The three wise men, or the magi, traveled to find this new king from an eastern country with the guidance of a bright star in the sky, above where he was born.