Three Responses to the Light of the Star
December 8, 2013 Series: Christmas Light!
Scripture: Matthew 2:1–2:23
Christmas Light: Matthew 2
I. Adoration of the Magi
A. Recognized Christ's Authority
B. Demonstrated Humility
C. Expressed Joy (mega-joy!)
D. Offered Gifts (suitable for a king!)
II. Anxiety of the Magistrate
A. Acted with False Pretenses
B. Spoke with Deceptive Motives
III. Apathy of the Moralists
A. Possessed Biblical Knowledge
B. Void of Personal Relationship
>Honestly assess the condition of your heart!
>Humbly acknowledge the person of God. Humility or pride?
>Unselfishly give up to enjoy the treasure of Christ!