FAITHFUL SEEKERS OF THE KING
BIBLE BASIS: Matthew 2:1-12
BIBLE TRUTH: The Magi traveled a great distance to pay homage and give gifts to Jesus, the child born the king of the Jews.
MEMORY VERSE: “And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh” (Matthew 2:11).
LESSON AIM: By the end of the lesson, we will: CONTRAST the role and motives of the Magi with the role and motives of King Herod; APPRECIATE the Magi’s deep commitment to honor Jesus; and COMMIT to honor God on a daily basis by spending time in His presence.
BACKGROUND SCRIPTURES: Matthew 2:1-12 – Read and incorporate the insights you gained from reading the Background Scriptures into your study of the lesson.LESSONS 4 DECEMBER 24