Matthew 2 – LESSONS FOR CHRISTMAS
The Christmas story is full of truths which we can apply to our own lives. Consider these four truths from Matthew 2:
GOD’S TIMING IS PERFECT Vss. 1-2
Jesus was born at just the right time and in just the right place (Micah 5:2)
The wise men came at just the right time to just the right place.
GOD’S ENEMIES ARE TREACHEROUS Vss. 3-8
Satan, through Herod, would do all that he could to destroy the Lord Jesus, including trying to deceive the wise men.
GOD’S SERVANTS ARE FAITHFUL Vss. 9-14
To go. Vss. 9-10
To share. Vs. 11
To obey. Vss. 12-14 (The wise men and Joseph obeyed God’s directions.)
GOD’S PROTECTION IS POWERFUL Vss. 15-23
Satan through Herod tried to destroy Jesus, but God protected His Son.