The Government wanted every single family to have their name taken down to be taxed, so everyone had to go back to the place where they came from.Joseph came from the small town of Bethlehem, near Jerusalem, so even though Mary was close to giving birth to her baby, they had to travel, with thousands of other people. Jesus was placed in a manger as there was no room for them at the inn.

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The name Jesus came from the Aramaic name "Yeshua", from Hebrew Yah-shua, meaning "God is salvation (or deliverance)" in English, and was a popular name of the time. The word Christ comes from the Greek word christos and means "the one marked on the head with oil" or "the anointed one".

In Jesus' country, anointing was done to show that a person was chosen to be a king or a leader.

This led to other Jewish leaders hating Jesus, because Jesus was trying to stop them.

Jesus also opposed human authority, leading to the Roman authorities executing him because of his threat to their power.

Carrying the mattress on the Sabbath was against religious custom, so the religious leaders argued with Jesus about it.

They then watched everything he did, and remembered all the things that were against the religious customs.

When they heard that he was coming, they greeted him as if he was a king.

They thought he would free them from the Roman rule, but Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey, as a sign that he came in peace.

He taught that people who ignore God and other people do not deserve his blessing.

Jesus opposed the other Jewish priests because they used religion to boast.

They also agree that he was thought of as a teacher and a healer, and that he was baptized by John the Baptist.