Wise Men Still Worship Jesus - Matthew 2:1-16

January 1, 2022 Pastor: Terry Embke Series: The Life of Jesus Christ

Topic: Study of the Life of Christ Passage: Matthew 2:1–2:16

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“Relativistic Truth”; or “Relativism”:
-“the belief that truths depend on the individuals and groups holding them”
-Knowledge, truth & morality are not absolute
-Truth depends on a culture or a societies opinion

Sermon In A Sentence: The need for salvation is universal for every person; and, exclusively in Jesus Christ!

3 Responses To Worshipping Jesus:
-Some respond to Jesus with apathy and indifference
-Some respond to Jesus with hostility and hatred
-Some respond to Jesus with worship and adoration

James 1:22 “Be doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves”

John 7:40-43 “When some from the crowd heard these words, they said, ‘This really is the Prophet!’ Others said, ‘This is the Messiah!’ But some said, ‘Surely the Messiah doesn’t come from Galilee, does He? Doesn’t the Scripture say that the Messiah comes from David’s offspring and from the town of Bethlehem, where David once lived?’”

2 Corinthians 5:10 “For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each may give an account for what he has done in the body, whether good or worthless.”

Hebrews 10:31 “It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the
living God!”

2 Corinthians 13:5 “Test yourselves to see if you are in the faith. Examine yourselves. Or do you yourselves not recognize that Jesus Christ is in you?—unless you fail the test”