Mary and Joseph are ordinary citizens living ordinary lives in Nazareth. It is the whispering of Gabriel into their ears that foretells of Jesus' birth. After an arduous journey to Jerusalem, the babe is born. Forty days of ceremony and special events follow the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. Follow him as he begins his unique journey into manhood while the family learns twelve important spiritual principles. Understand the visits of the shepherds and the magi. Appreciate Herod's thinking as he attempts to kill the baby. Learn the lore that is the basis for the star in the east. Eat the Seder feast at Passover. Grieve with Mary as her son disappears for three days in Jerusalem, only to find him teaching in the Temple's library. Narrated by a family friend devoted to documenting the story through conversation and reflection, A Jesus Childhood is a historical tale based on Scripture and stories that shares an unforgettable glimpse into the life of the boy who is to become the Savior.