December 11, 2016
(On this third Sunday of Advent, light the first, second and third candles on your Advent wreath.)
“Where is the newborn king of the Jews? We saw his star as it rose, and we have come to worship him.” King Herod was deeply disturbed when he heard this, as was everyone in Jerusalem.
Matthew 2:2-3 (NLT)
Not everyone was happy about the birth of Jesus Christ. Many people were upset, and some leaders felt threatened by Him. He was going to disrupt the earthly power structure of His time. Even with much opposition, Jesus’ star rose, and His life fulfilled His heavenly mission. Rest assured: Nothing can hinder God’s plans when we put our trust in Jesus!