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    “Watching for Jesus,” Friend, December 2016

    Watching for Jesus

    Friend Magazine, 2016/12 Dec
    Friend Magazine, 2016/12 Dec

    For many years Book of Mormon prophets like Nephi and Samuel taught that Jesus would come to save His people. Far away across the ocean, shepherds and Wise Men traveled to Bethlehem to see the baby Jesus.

    Carefully lift the staples and take out pages 24–25. Starting on December 1st, read the scriptures for each night. Then cut, fold, and tape the strip of paper down. On Christmas Eve you’ll see the sign that people everywhere saw on the night Jesus was born!

    1. 1 Nephi 11:14–15

    2. 1 Nephi 11:20–22

    3. 1 Nephi 11:24, 27

    4. 1 Nephi 11:28, 31–33

    5. Helaman 14:1–5

    6. Helaman 14:6–8

    7. Helaman 14:11–13

    8. Luke 2:1–5

    9. Luke 2:6–7

    10. Luke 2:8–9

    11. Luke 2:10–12

    12. Luke 2:13–14

    13. Luke 2:15

    14. Luke 2:16–20

    15. Matthew 2:1–2

    16. Matthew 2:3–5

    17. Matthew 2:7–8

    18. Matthew 2:9–10

    19. Matthew 2:11–12

    20. 3 Nephi 1:4–8

    21. 3 Nephi 1:9–10

    22. 3 Nephi 1:11–14

    23. 3 Nephi 1:15–18

    24. 3 Nephi 1:19–21, 23, 26