Wise Men Find Jesus The wise men rejoiced to see the star And followed it again Right to the place where Jesus stayed, A house in Bethlehem. They bowed down and worshiped him And opened treasure chests Of gold and frankincense and myrrh – The first Christmas gifts. Read this account for yourself in Matthew 2:9-12 When the wise men left Jerusalem to go to Bethlehem they were overjoyed to see the star reappear. This time the star led them to the very house where they found
Wise men Follow the Star Astronomers in a distant land Saw Jesus’ star so bright. They knew it was a sign from God. The Messiah was born that night. They planned their trip and followed the star To Judea and Jerusalem ‘Twas there they learned the prophets said The Christ would be born in Bethlehem Read this account for yourself in Matthew 2:1-8 Christmas was more than a week ago. Why am I posting about the wise men now? Because the wise men didn’t come to the manger
Shepherds See Jesus The shepherds hurried on their way This child they wanted to see. Where was this stall in Bethlehem, A manger with baby? They found him wrapped in swaddling cloths Just like the angel said. They gazed in awe at the little child And then the news they spread. Read this account for yourself in Luke 2:15-20 The shepherds wasted no time in seeking the newborn king. The angels gave them a sign, “you will find the babe wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a
Angels Appear to the Shepherds The shepherds were the first to know About the holy sight. Their fields and flocks were all aglow From the angel’s glorious light. The angel brought good news for all Of peace on earth and joy The Savior of the world was born In a manger, a baby boy. Read this account for yourself in Luke 2:8-14 Of all the people God could have chosen to bless with the good news of the Savior’s birth, he chose the shepherds. And bless he did.
Jesus Birth Who was there that sacred night When Jesus Christ was born? Who heard the baby’s tiny cry Or comforted Mary’s moans? Did animals know that God was there? Or did they wonder why A baby slept upon their hay With mother and father nearby? Read this account for yourself in Luke 2:6-7 The glory of the moment is that God came to earth to live with man. Jesus gave up his home in glory to become one of us, to walk in our shoes, to experience