/////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// // // /////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// var title="CHILD JESUS FLEES TO EGYPT"; var title2="Lesson 5"; var max=18; Text=new Array(18); aposstr=new String; speechstr=new String; aposstr="'"; speechstr='"'; for (var x=0; x<=max; x++) { Text[x]=""; } Text[0]="  1. In the little town of Bethlehem, the night was very still. The stars were shining brightly." Text[1]=" 2. Inside a small stone house little boy Jesus, His mother, and Joseph were sound asleep. " Text[2]=' 3. While they slept an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream. "Take Jesus and his mother and flee to Egypt. Stay there until I tell you to leave. King Herod wants to kill Jesus."' Text[3]=" 4. Joseph jumped up and woke Mary. He said, 'An angel told me to take Jesus to the land of Egypt. King Herod wants to kill the child. In Egypt he will be safe.'" Text[4]=" 5. In the middle of the night Mary got ready for the long trip. She packed their clothes, and food, and water." Text[5]=" 6. Carefully, she wrapped the little boy Jesus in soft, warm clothing." Text[6]=" 7. Joseph led the donkey to the door. He loaded the animal with water skin, food, and clothing." Text[7]=" 8. After Mary got upon the donkey, Joseph put the little boy Jesus into her arms." Text[8]=" 9. Mary held the child closely as the donkey carried them on their way through the quiet streets of Bethlehem." Text[9]=" 10. Joseph walked beside them, leading the donkey. as they traveled down the long road through the quiet night." Text[10]=" 11. Along the way, Mary, Joseph, and Jesus stopped to eat some bread, and raisins, and to drink cool water. " Text[11]=" 12. On and on they went over the hills and through the miles of desert. Finally they reached the land of Egypt." Text[12]=" 13. Here little boy Jesus was safe from the wicked King Herod. His mother and Joseph thanked God for His loving care." Text[13]=' 14. One night God\'s angel spoke to Joseph again. "Take Jesus and His mother and go back to the land of Israel. King Herod has died."' Text[14]=" 15. Joseph got up and took the boy Jesus and His mother and traveled towards Bethlehem." Text[15]=" 16. But, warned by God, they went instead to the land of Galilee to live in a small town called Nazareth." Text[16]=" 17. There, Jesus, His mother, and Joseph found a new home. Joseph worked as a carpenter in Nazareth." Text[17]=" 18. As Jesus grew older, He learned from Joseph to be a carpenter." // *** POSITIONING AND STYLES ********************************************* //**DO NOT EDIT THIS ***** //*********************** //************************