Local authorities in Jerusalem confirm the visit of magi from the east, inquiring about the birth of a new king. King Herod and his advisers are troubled by the news. They point to a prophecy in the scriptures, identifying Bethlehem as the birthplace of the Messiah. The search for the child continues. (Matthew 2:4-6)
“For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” This just in: According to 2 Timothy 1:7, we are reminded that fear is not of God. Instead, we are given power, love, and a sound mind. Stay tuned as we explore this encouraging message further.