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All Eyes on Jesus

All Eyes on Jesus

All Eyes on Jesus

Look at the Star They went on their way, and the star they had seen in the east went ahead of them until it stopped over the place where the Child was. When they saw the star, they were overjoyed— Matthew 2:9-10 Our senses are bombarded 24/7 by sounds and sights, especially during the Christmas

God Guides the Wise

Holiday time is highway time. Ever since the magi packed their bags for Bethlehem, the birth of Jesus has caused people to hit the road. Our Christmas trips have a lot in common with the one of the wise men. We don’t camp with camels, but we have been known to bump into a knobby-kneed

Pride is a blinder

Humility Shines

Most of the players in the Christmas drama inspire us with their faith. Mary, who had great courage. Joseph, who was obedient. The shepherds, who came quickly and worshipped willingly. The wise men, who traveled far and gave generously. Most of the characters in the Bethlehem drama behaved like heroes. But there was one who

Gifts and Wrapping

What Gifts Say And when [the wise men] had come into the house, they saw the young Child with Mary His mother, and fell down and worshiped Him. 
And when they had opened their treasures, they presented gifts to Him: gold, frankincense, and myrrh. — Matthew 2:11 Church Christmas pageants always feature three wise men bearing

worship the king

Worship the King

Christmas cards depicting the night Christ was born typically include Mary, Joseph, the baby Jesus, shepherds, a smattering of farm animals, and the Magi, who we refer to as the “three wise men.” Those travelers from the east, however, didn’t actually come until later — probably not until Jesus was a toddler. (Matthew 2:11 tells

The Star: A Sign from God

Matthew 2:2 reads, Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw His star as it rose, and we have come to worship Him. Not too many children are so important that their arrival is marked by signs in the sky above. But this child’s coming was marked with a star. Christmas trees today

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