"Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently enquired of the wise men." Matthew 2:16 KJV

Killing the Male Children under the Age of Two

"Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and…

"Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said, Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart in peace, according to thy word: For mine eyes have seen thy salvation, Which thou hast prepared before the face of all people; A light to lighten the Gentiles, and the glory of thy people Israel. And Joseph and his mother marvelled at those things which were spoken of him. 3And Simeon blessed them, and said unto Mary his mother, Behold, this child is set for the fall and rising again of many in Israel; and for a sign which shall be spoken against." Luke 2:28-34 KJV

Simeon Taking the Child in His Arms

"Then took he him up in his arms, and blessed God, and said, Lord, now lettest thou thy servant depart…

This is a drawing that comes from the English Illustrated Magazine in 1892. It was created by English artist Louis Davis. It seems to depict Baby Jesus and Mary with three angels surrounding them.

English Illustrated Magazine

This is a drawing that comes from the English Illustrated Magazine in 1892. It was created by English…

This is a drawing that comes from the English Illustrated Magazine in 1892. It was created by English artist Louis Davis. It seems to depict Baby Jesus and Mary with three angels surrounding them.

English Illustrated Magazine

This is a drawing that comes from the English Illustrated Magazine in 1892. It was created by English…

An engraving of St. Christopher crossing the river carrying Jesus on his back.

St. Christopher

An engraving of St. Christopher crossing the river carrying Jesus on his back.

"Virgin and Child. By Albrecht Dürer. Engraving of the year 1507." -Heath, 1901

Virgin and Child

"Virgin and Child. By Albrecht Dürer. Engraving of the year 1507." -Heath, 1901

"And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh." Matthew 2:11 KJV

Wise Men of the East Presenting Their Gifts

"And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down,…