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The Shepherds Saw

December 22, 2019

The Shepherds Saw

Matthew 2:7 (KJB) Then Herod, when he had privily called the wise men, inquired of them diligently what time the star appeared.

Without further information garnered from nearby scripture, in isolation of this verse, it may seem as if King Herod had acted with an appropriate interest in welcoming this newborn king, Jesus Christ, into the world.  However, the king’s diligent questioning towards the shepherds concerning what they saw in the sky was not as innocent as it seemed to be.

Herod knew that the shepherds in ...

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