The Annunciation

Genesis 3:15 And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.

Isaiah 7:14 Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Emmanuel.

Isaiah 9:6 For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given… and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

Matthew 1:21 And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus: for he shall save his people from their sins.

Luke 1:26 The angel Gabriel was sent from God  27 to a virgin espoused to a man whose name was Joseph… and the virgin’s name was Mary.

28 And the angel came in unto her, and said

Hail, thou that art highly favored, the Lord is with thee: blessed art thou among women.

29 And when she saw him, she was troubled at his saying, and cast in her mind what manner of salutation this should be. 30 And the angel said unto her

Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favor with God. 31 And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name Jesus. 32 He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest.
 37 For with God nothing shall be impossible.

38 And Mary said, Behold the handmaid of the Lord; be it unto me according to thy word.

Luke 2:6 And so it was… the days were accomplished that she should be delivered. 7 And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger.

John 3:17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.


He Who Must Not Be Named
Advent heralds the birth of He Who Must Not Be Named.
Not the birth of X.

Missing: Have You Seen Me?
Name: Kris Kringle (aka: Santa). Age: A little older than his teeth.
Last seen: On 34th Street