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The Magi Meet the Messiah

10 December 2017   Speaker:  Rev. Bob Hylton   Scripture:  Matthew 2:1-12   Series:  What Child Is This?
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Today’s Encouraging Word

Pastor Bob Hylton Ed.D

December 10, 2017

 

What Child is This?

The Magi Meet the Messiah

Matthew 2:1-12

 

1. Your level of joy at Christmas is directly related to what you                 .

·       The Magi came seeking to                        the newborn king of Israel. (v1-2)

 

 

 

 

2. Your level of joy at Christmas is directly related to where you                        .

·       The Chief Priest looked at the prophecy with                                        . (v3-6)

 

·       King Herod                         his desire was to

                    but the                          of his heart was                    . (v7-8)

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3. Your level of joy at Christmas is directly related to what you                 .

 

·       Bringing                of gold, frankincense and myrrh the Magi                                    in worship of King Jesus. (v9-12)

 

Symbolism of the Gifts

ØGold is a gift fit for a King.

ØFrankincense is an aroma proper for Deity.

ØMyrrh is a costly oil signifying Humanity.

 

·       Jesus was presented myrrh in His         .

·       Jesus was anointed with myrrh in His            .

 

Life Application:

At the beginning of Gospel of Matthew God

                    Christ into the world.

 

At the end of the Gospel of Matthew Christ

                    the church into the world.

 

Therefore, our purpose is to                       spread Gospel and to                                  be his witnesses.

Matthew 28:19-20

 

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