One of the most difficult parts for a modern day Christian to understand about the Bible’s account of Jesus’ birth is the fact that there weren’t more Jewish people celebrating it, especially Jewish religious leaders. Why didn’t they realize he was the Messiah? Why weren’t they waiting at his stable, having studied the prophesies and put the pieces together?
We don’t know. The Chief Priests and Scribes knew where Christ was to be born, at least it seems they found that information eventually based on what is said in Matthew 2:6. But we see no evidence of them making a journey with the expectation of meeting Him.
Do you know who does pursue Christ in Matthew 2?
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