The return to Nazareth

Jesus, Mary and Joseph lived in Egypt for the first few years of Jesus’ life so that He might escape the dangers awaiting Him in Israel where the authorities were on the lookout to harm Him.

Those few years allowed time for those seeking the life of Jesus to pass away and also to give Mary in particular some respite from the gossip that may surround the origin and birth of Jesus.

After a few years in Egypt, the longing to return home to Nazareth finally prevailed and Joseph, Mary and the Child Jesus made the arduous journey back home.

There they found the carpenter’s shop intact and well looked-after by Joseph’s oldest employee. It was a great welcome.

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