1 Samuel 2:18 – 26; 3:1 – 4:1
Luke 2:39 – 52
Luke 2:39–40 (NKJV)
39 So when they had performed all things according to the law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee, to their own city, Nazareth. 40 And the Child grew and became strong in spirit, filled with wisdom; and the grace of God was upon Him.
I The Christ Child
And, through all His wondrous childhood,
He would honor and obey.
II Visiting Jerusalem at the age of 12
III The teenage years of our Lord
Luke 2:51 (NKJV)
51 Then He went down with them and came to Nazareth, and was subject to them, but His mother kept all these things in her heart.
Luke 9:51 (NKJV)
51 Now it came to pass, when the time had come for Him to be received up, that He steadfastly set His face to go to Jerusalem,
Mild he lays his glory by,
Born that man no more may die,
Born to raise the sons of earth,
Born to give them second birth.