[DailyReading] Wise men seek the Light
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Tue Dec 19 00:00:02 MST 2017
Lesson: The Light of the World
Reading: Wise men seek the Light 2017-12-19
Reference: Matt. 2:1-11
Matthew 2:1: Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem,
Matthew 2:2: Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him.
Matthew 2:3: When Herod the king had heard these things, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.
Matthew 2:4: And when he had gathered all the chief priests and scribes of the people together, he demanded of them where Christ should be born.
Matthew 2:5: And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judaea: for thus it is written by the prophet,
Matthew 2:6: And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come a Governor, that shall rule my people Israel.
Matthew 2:7: Then Herod, when he had privily called the wise men, enquired of them diligently what time the star appeared.
Matthew 2:8: And he sent them to Bethlehem, and said, Go and search diligently for the young child; and when ye have found him, bring me word again, that I may come and worship him also.
Matthew 2:9: When they had heard the king, they departed; and, lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was.
Matthew 2:10: When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.
Matthew 2:11: And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.
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