Christmas Rhyming Riddles

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    The inn was full in this small town,
    So in a manger they laid Him down.
    They’d come to this City of David to pay
    Their taxes, Herod’s law to obey.
    What city was this? ____________________
    In Swaddling clothes, asleep, He lay
    On that first, wondrous Christmas day.
    His mother, Mary, sat nearby,
    Singing Him a lullaby.
    Who was He? ___________________________
    While they watched o’er their flocks one night,
    An angel came in heavenly light
    And gave them “tidings of great joy”—
    They left in haste to see the Boy.
    Who were they? ________________________
    They traveled from the east afar,
    Following a bright, bright star;
    Many precious gifts they brought
    To give the newborn King they sought.
    Who were they? ________________________


    [illustration] Illustrated by Phyllis Luch

    Bethlehem, Jesus, shepherds, Wise Men.