Matthew 2:1-12: The Fragile World of Herod and the Wise Men

This morning, we celebrate Epiphany. Into our ears, Matthew paints a palette, vibrant in hue, an intricate tapestry woven together in a sacred narrative. Within a rich text, he shows […]

Matthew 2:1-12: Where is the One Born King of the Jews?

About 1,000 years before the birth of Christ, the Queen of Sheba journeys to visit the King of the Jews. She travels from what today is Ethiopia. The Queen arrives […]

Isaiah 60:1-6, Matthew 2:1-12: What’s Revealed in the Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh

They came bringing gifts—but found the better One. They left the blindness of deepest darkness, coming to the pure Light, finding the source of eternal Gladness. They came to the […]

Isaiah 60:1-6: Shined On By Christ

Have you ever looked out the window and marveled on one of those winter nights when a full moon lights up the entire sky?  But no matter how brightly that […]


Intro Epiphany is God showing us His Son, Jesus–not just for the Jews–but as the Savior of the whole world.  And so Epiphany becomes the Gentiles’ Christmas.  Epiphany is God […]