Matthew 2:1-12 It was the third Sunday of Advent this past weekend, and we are moving steadily through Matthew 1-2 over this month. In 2:1-12, we read the familiar story of the Magi visiting Jesus. But while this passage can sometimes be remembered for its remarkable pieces (namely the Star of Bethlehem!), it is truly […]

Advent season has begun! It is also the beginning of our new sermon series in the Gospel of Matthew. Matthew’s gospel begins by listing the genealogy of Jesus. While the list of names may not jump out to us as an “exciting” thing to read at first, a deeper dive into it shows us the […]