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Bible Quiz: Angels Announce the Birth of Jesus

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1) When Jesus was born in Bethlehem, first one angel then a great company of angels appeared to shepherds in the fields near Bethlehem to tell them the good news of the birth of Jesus. What did the angels say to the Shepherds?

"Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people."

"For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord."

"Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward men!"

All of the above

2) What were the shepherds doing when they heard the good news?

Searching for lost sheep

Keeping watch over their flocks at night

Passing through Bethlehem on their way to Jericho

Sleeping in the pasture with their sheep

3) When the shepherds heard the good news of Jesus' birth, they decided to go see the wondrous event for themselves. How did they find Jesus?

They were told to look for a baby wrapped in swaddling clothes and lying in a manger.

They were told to ask the innkeeper to direct them to the holy child.

They followed a bright star in the sky.

They were told to search for the child then report his whereabouts to King Herod.

4) The shepherds went in haste to Bethlehem to see the child the angels had told them about. What else did they do?

They brought gifts to the Christ child.

They told many people what the angels had said.

They sent word to King Herod that they had seen the Christ child.

All of the above.