Born to Give Us Second Birth

The last sermon in our series, “The Journey to Christmas,” takes a look at the visit of the magi or wisemen to the home of Mary, Joseph, and Jesus in Bethlehem. Matthew’s account (Matthew 2)  is not recounted by any of the other gospel writers and has a unique message concerning the identity of Jesus.

Herod the Great lived in terror of a threat to his throne and sought to destroy the infant Jesus. The chief priests and scribes chose to ignore him. The magi honored and worshiped him. What is our response?

Here is the PowerPoint Slide Show used in this sermon.