Gospel.com Topics Feed - Anna 2009-08-06T11:32:46-05:00 GCI info@gospel.com /feeds/topics/anna/ Anna - a Christian perspective http://biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Luke%202:36-38&version=NIV 2009-08-06T11:32:46-05:00 Anna was a prophetess who lived in Jerusalem. She was of the tribe of Asher and was a widow. Anna spent all of her time at the Temple praying and fasting. When Jesus was taken to the Temple, she was there and she spoke about the redemption he was to bring to all of Jerusalem. The Birth of Jesus http://bibleforchildren.org/PDFs/english/The%20Birth%20of%20Jesus%20English.pdf 2008-05-09T09:11:17-05:00 Angel Gabriel tells Mary she will have God's baby. An angel tells Joseph to marry her. A census takes them to Bethlehem. Jesus is born. Angels appear to shepherds and announce the new birth. Wise men from the East come later and King Herod tries to kill Jesus. Joseph goes to Egypt then Nazareth.