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Jesus Fact One - The names of the 'Three Wise Men' are not mentioned in the Bible. They are commonly known as Caspar, Melchior, and Balthasar as these names were detailed in an early 6th century Greek manuscript
Fact Two - The Gospel of Mark reveals that Jesus had brothers and sisters
Fact Three - The 12 disciples were not were not allowed to carry food, money, or extra clothing
Fact Four - Jesus Christ was a historical person about whom many ancient authors wrote.
Fact Five - Jesus was a model boy (Luke 2:51)
Fact Six - Most modern scholars hold that the canonical Gospel accounts were written between 70 and 110 CE, four to six decades after the crucifixion
Fact Seven - The baby Jesus was wrapped in Swaddling clothes. This was a practice in Roman times when clothing and strips of fabric were wrapped about a baby to hold its arms and legs immobile, straightening and strengthening the body.
Fact Eight - The Star of Bethlehem was reported by Matthew, but at the same time Chinese astronomers recorded it, too.
Fact Nine - He was crucified at the age of 33
Fact Ten - He started preaching at the age of 29 and 11 months
Fact Eleven - A Roman historian named Tactitus and a Jewish historian named Josephus both support the historical accuracy of the Bible
Fact Twelve - Jesus' final hours on the cross lasted from approximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., a period of about six hours
Jesus Fact Thirteen - Mary had to travel the long distance from Nazareth to Bethlehem (70 miles) whilst she was pregnant.
Fact Fourteen - Although not named in the New Testament, tradition names the two thieves crucified at the same time as Jesus as Dismas and Gestas
Fact Fifteen - The word “Christmas” means “Christ mass,” a special celebration of the Lord’s supper
Fact Sixteen - The three magi were never actually at the traditional manger scene
Fact Seventeen - The exact date of Jesus birth is unknown. The original significance of December 25 is that it was a well-known festival day celebrating the annual return of the sun.
Fact Eighteen - His coming foretold by prophets hundreds of years before
Fact Nineteen - Jesus grew up in the small town of Nazareth in Galilee, a part of Palestine then ruled by the Romans
Jesus Fact Twenty - The disciples of Jesus were transformed from doubters to bold proclaimers.
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