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Christmas Story Week 2 Day 5 – Matthew 2:19-23

Herod Is Dead

Herod may have been dead, but that wasn’t the end of Joseph and Mary’s problems. Joseph didn’t want to trade one despot who wanted his son dead for another one. Instead, Joseph decided it was time to head back to Galilee so they could set up shop in Nazareth.

It also didn’t hurt that at every turn and angel was appearing to Joseph in a dream to tell him what to do.

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Christmas Story Week 2 Day 4 – Matthew 2:13-18

Go Now

When an angel appeared to Joseph to tell him to leave right then, it was important that he obeyed immediately.

The Lord loves partnership with us. Even though there are probably a thousand different ways the Lord could have handled that situation, He used Jesus’ father Joseph to lead the way. God loves partnership with us, even though we don’t deserve it.

Never forget that Jesus had parents. God came so humbly that there were years that God made flesh was dependent on mere mortals for His care. What an amazing story!

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Christmas Story Week 2 Day 3 – Matthew 2:3-8

Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh

Why didn’t the Magi go straight to Bethlehem in their search for Jesus? If you were looking for the one born King of the Jews, wouldn’t you go to the royal palace in Jerusalem? Who would have thought to look for the Jewish Messiah in a poor man’s house in the little town of Bethlehem?

But they found Him. And they showered Him with gifts. Gifts that would support Him for years to come.

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Christmas Story Week 2 Day 2 – Matthew 2:3-8

Bethlehem?

Of all the places associated with David, why did God choose Bethlehem? Why did God send wise men from Babylon? Why did the foreign magi want to worship a Jewish King baby?

So many questions…that should spawn even more questions. I pray that in this Christmas season, you take time to ponder and wonder at the mystery and majesty of this season.

And enjoy your kids opening presents.

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Christmas Story Week 2 Day 1 – Matthew 2:1-2

Wise Men Came From the East

So many questions, so little time.

Have you ever just glanced right past this passage? Have you ever stopped to wonder who the Magi (Wise Men) were? Or what the star was? Either way, today’s podcast is for you.

As I referenced in the podcast, go visit Rick Larson’s site, BethlehemStar.com and you won’t be disappointed.

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