Jan 12

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Jan 12 Prophetess Anna, daughter of Phanuel of Ashers tribe, widowed after seven years of marriage, was eighty-four years old. She worshipped day and night, fasting and praying, never leaving the temple. She came in then and overheard Simeon talking to Mary and Joseph. She thanked God for the Messiah and spoke of him to all who were expecting redemption in Jerusalem.

All law requirements fulfilled, they returned home to Nazareth in Galilee.

2.4 After Jesus birth in Bethlehem during King Herod the Greats days, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, asking, “Where is the newborn King of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him.”