Fooled by the magi, King Herod immediately sets out to kill the child-king, who is the true King of All. Jesus turns into a refugee as the family flees to Egypt as instructed by God. In Egypt, Jesus embodies a second exodus where God’s deliverance is brought about by the God-man Jesus. After Herod’s death, God leads them to little Nazareth in Galilee, a place that speaks of the King of the Jews and the King of the Gentiles.
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By Pastor Paul Sausser