Three Oriental Kings Miss The Point

Cathedral Bible Study

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Originally Published:
2nd March 2012

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Bible passage: Matthew 2:1-12

Date: 02/03/2012

Outline

		Three Oriental Kings Miss the Point

      Matthew 2:1-12

1	"We Three Kings From Orient Are"
	
        a	three
			
	b	kings
			
	c	the orient
			
	d	king and God and sacrifice
			 
2	The When, Who, Where, What and Why?
		
	a	King Herod

	b	magi - wise men
						
	c	from the east to Jerusalem
			 
	d	"worshipping" the king
			
	e	but why?
			
3	The Old Testament
		
	a	several parallels

		i	Moses
				 
		ii	Balaam 
		
                iii	Psalms and Isaiah
				
		iv	Daniel
				
	b	Micah 
			
4	Herod's judgement
		
	a	troubled
			
	b	right
			 
	c	the Christ