Jesus’ Birth and Early Childhood, Lk 2 and Matt 2

This lesson is on the birth and early childhood of Jesus Christ from Matt 2 and Lk 2.  There is often confusion about the timing of the events recorded in these two gospels.  Some of this confusion stems from the Christmas traditions, like nativity scenes and Christmas carols.  Here’s the...

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The Wise Men from the East, Matt 2:1-12

The Wise Men Matt 2: 1-12 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO There are some very interesting things about these wise men from the east that we want to consider today.  The wise men from the east: Came from the east – Matt 2:1 – The likely place from which they came is...

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The Gifts of the Wise Men

The Gifts of the Wise Men Matthew 2:1-11 This is a familiar passage especially around the time of Christmas. The wise men from the east that came to visit Jesus brought him gifts. The gifts that they brought were gold, frankincense, and myrrh. In this lesson we will look at...

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The Wise Man, Prov 1:5

We are concluding our series on the men in the Book of Proverbs.  Today we will discuss the wise man.  The wise man: Listens and learns – Prov 1:5 – he will hear, and will increase learning, and will attain unto wise counsels.  Prov 13:16 he dealeth with knowledge.  He’s...

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The Miraculous Birth of Jesus, Matt 1:23

Around Christmas time, Christians presumably remember the birth of Jesus Christ.  While you celebrate his birth, consider that the birth of Jesus Christ was a miracle. His miraculous virgin birth – Matt 1:20-25 – Jesus’ birth from a virgin was prophesied in Is 7:14.  Never before or since has a...

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The Visit of the Wise Men

The Visit of the Wise Men  (Matthew 2:1-15) In this lesson we are going to look at the visit made by the wise men to see the baby Jesus. We will look at how they knew when to come and what their purpose was in coming to see the baby...

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A Blessed Man Ps. 1:1-3

A Blessed Man Ps. 1:1-3 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The man in Ps 1:1-3 is a blessed man for five reasons. He’s blessed by how he walks, where he stands, with whom he sits, what he delights in, and what he thinks about.  If you want to be a blessed man,...

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Wise Men Matt 2:1-12

Wise Men Matt. 2:1-12 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO The wise men who came to Israel looking for the king of the Jews were men who would have known about the birth of the Messiah from the prophecies of Daniel and from their interest in astrology.  Kings in Babylon and in...

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The visit of the wise men.

The Visit of the Wise Men  (Matthew 2:1-15) In this lesson we are going to look at the visit made by the wise men to see the baby Jesus. We will look at how they knew when to come and what their purpose was in coming to see the baby...

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