Special Bible-Studies

  

  

  

Jesus our Savior… the One and Only

  

Christmas Bible Study 

   

Key words: 

Angles, Attitude, Faith, Greatness, Holy Spirit, Honor, Humility, Impossible, Jesus Christ, Miracles, Obedience, Serving, Trust

  

The Birth of Jesus foretold Luke 1:26-38

Exploring the Scriptures:

1. When was an occasion that you received an unexpected honor?
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2. How do you tend to react when you receive unexpected good news?
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3. Who greeted Mary? Why? (1:26-28)
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4. How did Mary feel when the angel appeared to her? (1:29-30)
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5. How did Gabriel describe the child that would be born to Mary? (1:31-33)
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6. What title would Jesus have? (1:32)

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7. What Old Testament personalities were part of Jesus’ royal line? (1:32-33)
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8. How did Mary’s response to the angel differ from Zechariah’s? (1:34, 38)
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9. What did Mary’s final statement to Gabriel show about her relationship with God? (1:38)
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Personalizing the Scriptures:

 

1. What do Mary’s responses to Gabriel tell us about the kind of people through whom God works?
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2. In what different ways do people respond to the story of Christ’s birth?
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3. What difference does it make whether or not a person believes that the child born to Mary was really the Son of God?  
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4. How has the fact that “with God, nothing is impossible” taken root in your life?
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5. In what ways would you say Mary’s responses to Gabriel summarize what our relationship with God ought to be like?

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Life Application:

 

1. What “impossibilities” in your life do you want to thank God for this week?
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2. What can you do to keep up a servant’s attitude as you live from day-to-day?
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3. In what ways can you develop the kind of humble spirit that Mary had?
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