Bethlehem was the birthplace of King David in 1040 BC. About 300 years later, the prophet Micah predicted that a future great ruler would be born there. During the reign of Caesar Augustus, a miraculous child was born.
This video is hosted by Dave Stotts of Drive Thru History. The Nativity at Bethlehem segment comes from Drive Thru History’s “Holy Land Series.” The entire DVD set (12 half-hour episodes) is available at drivethruhistory.com