Jesse Tree – Day 24: Jesus!!!

It’s Christmas Eve! So let’s dive right in and think about that little baby born in Bethlehem, Jesus Christ!

First, the ornament:

Little Jesus! Crochet pattern is here, just in case you’re interested in making your own!

It’s supposed to be Jesus, wrapped up in swaddling.

Now, let’s get right to the story!

The Nativity of Christ

Detail from Portinari Altarpiece depicting the Journey of Bethlehem, by Hugo van der Goes, c. 1475–78. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy.
Detail from Portinari Altarpiece depicting the Journey of Bethlehem, by Hugo van der Goes, c. 1475–78. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy.
The Nativity with the Prophets Isaiah and Ezekiel, by Duccio di Buoninsegna, c. 1308-11. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., United States.
The Nativity with the Prophets Isaiah and Ezekiel, by Duccio di Buoninsegna, c. 1308-11. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., United States.
Benjamin-Gerritsz. Cuyp, Annunciation to the Shepherds, by Benjamin-Gerritsz. Cuyp, after 1633. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, United States. Via IllustratedPrayer.com
Annunciation to the Shepherds, by Benjamin-Gerritsz. Cuyp, c. 1633. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, United States.
The Annunciation to the Shepherds, by Jules Bastien Lepage, c. 1875. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.
The Annunciation to the Shepherds, by Jules Bastien Lepage, c. 1875. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.

One last Jesse Tree reading to officially ring in Christmas tomorrow!

In the meantime, MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!!!

Karina Tabone

Karina Tabone is a wife, mother of four, author, blogger, and lover of Christian artwork. She's the author of the Illustrated Rosary series, which pairs every prayer of the Rosary with beautiful religious artwork. She likes also milkshakes, sunshine, and mystery novels. Follow her on Twitter at @illustr_prayer.

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