We are in the fourth week of a series on the beginning of Jesus, and we have simply been going through the first few chapters of the book of Matthew. Today we are in a passage that may not be our traditional Christmas text. When I planned the series I realized we would be in this passage and a part…

Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, 2 saying, "Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him." 3 When Herod the king heard this, he…

We are in a series about Christmas, and we are going through the first two chapters of Matthew to understand Christmas. Today we look at the birth of Jesus.   There is a stream of thought in the church today that thinks if you serve God you get your best life now. I do believe that serving God leads to…

Christmas is just around the corner so we are taking a few weeks to look at the early life of Jesus. We are in Matthew 1. Every word of Scripture is there for a reason. Some passages the meaning is more apparent than others. Sometimes we have to dig a little. That means we are always growing in our knowledge…