Three Oriental Kings Miss The Point

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Originally Published:
14th February 2012

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 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