Saturday, December 8, 2012

Turn the Other Face

Matthew 2: 7-8
Herod's at it again.  
A mere 7 verses earlier the Magi arrived in Jerusalem.
Two verses after that we see that Herod has whipped the whole of Jerusalem into a panic because of the news brought from the East.  
So a whole nation knows and trembles while their king prepares with venom to attack the toddler King.

Meanwhile, the egotistical king turns on the charm with the Magi to find out where he can
 *go to worship the child*.
Really, Herod, have you never heard the other title for Magi - WISE men!

One king turns the other face.
One King turns the other cheek.
Which will you follow?

1 comment:

  1. I'm thankful to have the history in the bible to help me recognize that "other face." Sometimes today it's hard to see. These are the times I know I have to stay in the word.