Sunday December 22, 2013 – The Magi who came seeking Jesus worshiped Him and gives us the example to worship Christ today by bowing in humble adoration and by obeying His commands.

Do you live your life in obedience to God out of worship for Him, out of honor for Him? – Pastor Dwayne Terry

Worship Like the Magi

The Joy of Christmas, Part 04

Matthew 2:1-2 – After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem 2 and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.”

Hebrews 4:10-11 – for anyone who enters God’s rest also rests from their works, just as God did from his. 11 Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest…

How Wise Men Worship

Bow.
Matthew 2:11 – On coming to the house, they saw the child with his

mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him.

Philippians 2:10 – that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth

Bring gifts.
Matthew 2:11b – …Then they opened their treasures and presented him

with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.

Obey.

Matthew 2:12 – And having been warned in a dream not to go back to Herod, they returned to their country by another route.