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A Star in the East

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A Star in the East. Some like to believe or say they haven’t heard about Jesus but even the Jews of Jerusalem the king on the throne at the time knew something was going on long before the ministry of the Messiah began! I thank God I know who Jesus is! Do you?

1.   Foretold by many; even magi of the east Knew!

Matthew 2:1-3 (KJV 1900)

1 Now when Jesus was born in Beth-lehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, 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. 3 When Herod the king had heard these things, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.

a.       Wise men of the east even knew something! Gentiles! Heathens! Yet they were seeking the King!

Matthew 2:2 (KJV 1900)

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.

b.       This was prophesied by Isaiah

Isaiah 60:3 (KJV 1900)

3 And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, And kings to the brightness of thy rising.

Isaiah 60:6 (KJV 1900)

6 The multitude of camels shall cover thee, The dromedaries of Midian and Ephah; All they from Sheba shall come: They shall bring gold and incense; And they shall shew forth the praises of the Lord.

East of the Euphrates the land that Daniel had been now we call Iraq and Iran was where they were from

c.       Where was the Jewish High Priest?

Matthew 2:3 (KJV 1900)

3 When Herod the king had heard these things, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him.

2.   Some want to believe they didn’t know where to find Him

Matthew 2:4-6 (KJV 1900)

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. 5 And they said unto him, In Beth-lehem of Judaea: for thus it is written by the prophet, 6 And thou Beth-lehem, 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.

a.       Even today there are people wanting say they don’t know where to find Jesus do you?

b.       The high priest knew they should welcome him why didn’t they? They weren’t humble.

Matthew 23:5-7 (KJV 1900)

5 But all their works they do for to be seen of men: they make broad their phylacteries, and enlarge the borders of their garments, 6 And love the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues, 7 And greetings in the markets, and to be called of men, Rabbi, Rabbi.

c.        We must humble ourselves!

James 4:10 (KJV 1900)

10 Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up.

3.   Are you looking for Him?

Matthew 2:2 (KJV 1900)

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.

a.       Look for the Lord you will find Him!

Isaiah 55:6 (KJV 1900)

6 Seek ye the Lord while he may be found, Call ye upon him while he is near:  

Isaiah 55:7 (KJV 1900)

7 Let the wicked forsake his way, And the unrighteous man his thoughts: And let him return unto the Lord, and he will have mercy upon him; And to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.

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