By Jim Barnette, Ph.D. Samford University and Brookwood Baptist Church, Mountain Brook The Angels’ Announcement Luke 2:1–14 Jesus was born according to God’s time and place. (1–7) The emperor mentioned is Octavian, the grand-nephew and adopted heir of Julius Caesar. Born in 63 B.C., Octavian was confirmed by the Roman Senate as emperor in 27 B.C. He was given the…
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