December Calendar
    Footnotes

    “December Calendar,” Friend, Dec. 1987, 24

    December Calendar

    To help you remember the story of Jesus’ early life, answer the questions and/or follow the instructions for each day in December, using the Bible references.

    1 Who told Mary that she would have a baby? Luke 1:26–33

    2 Where was Mary living? Luke 1:26–27

    3 Where did Mary go for a visit? Luke 1:39

    4 Who was Elizabeth’s son? Luke 1:57–63

    5 Where did Mary and Joseph go on their journey? Luke 2:4–5

    6 Why did they go there? Luke 2:3–5

    7 Who gave the order? Luke 2:1

    8 What’s another name for Bethlehem? Luke 2:4

    9 Where is Bethlehem? Luke 2:4

    10 Why didn’t Mary and Joseph stay in the inn? Luke 2:7

    11 Where was Jesus laid? Luke 2:7

    12 Who heard about Jesus first? Luke 2:8–12

    13 Who told them? Luke 2:9–12

    14 What did they do when they heard the good news? Luke 2:15–16

    15 What did they do next? Luke 2:17

    16 How was the Baby Jesus dressed? Luke 2:12

    17 What king ruled Judaea when Jesus was born? Matthew 2:1 [Matt. 2:1]

    18 Whom did the king send to find Jesus? Matthew 2:7–8 [Matt. 2:7–8]

    19 What was their guide to the boy Jesus? Matthew 2:9 [Matt. 2:9]

    20 What gifts did they bring? Matthew 2:11 [Matt. 2:11]

    21 What did the dream tell them to not do? Matthew 2:12 [Matt. 2:12]

    22 Who spoke to Joseph in a dream? Matthew 2:13 [Matt. 2:13]

    23 Where was Joseph to take Mary and Jesus? Matthew 2:13 [Matt. 2:13]

    24 How long did they stay there? Matthew 2:15 [Matt. 2:15]

    25 Where did they move next? Matthew 2:19–22 [Matt. 2:19–22]

    26 In this and the next five blanks, write other names that Jesus was known by. Isaiah 9:6 [Isa. 9:6]

    27 Matthew 2:23 [Matt. 2:23]

    28 Luke 2:11

    29 Matthew 16:13 [Matt. 16:13]

    30 Zechariah 9:9 [Zech. 9:9]

    31 John 10:11

    Illustrated by Mike Eagle