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Matthew 2: 13-23 Hearing Hope in Tragedy

Matthew 2: 13-23 13 Now after they had left, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Get up, take the child and his mother, and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell … Continue reading

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Matthew 2: 1-12 Magi, the Creation and Scriptures Point to Jesus

Matthew 2:1-12 1 In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, 2 asking, “Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For … Continue reading

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A Brief Introduction to Herod the Great

The World Around Judea in the Time Before Herod After the Maccabean Revolt in 167-160 BCE the Judean people had a time of independence and were ruled by Hasmonean kings who were descendants of the Maccabees who are credited with, … Continue reading

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