The Christmas season is soon approaching. Amid the activity, getting caught up with preparations and festivities is easy. So is going to great lengths to find just the right gift to demonstrate our love.
The wise men made a diligent search to find the long-awaited Messiah. Upon seeing the star which rested over the place where Jesus lived, “they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy.” What superlatives. They experienced sheer joy in the presence of the Savior. When the Magi came to the place where Jesus was staying with Mary and Joseph, “they fell to the ground and worshiped Him.”
I wonder what that moment was like. The star shining in the night sky … wise men traveling a great distance bearing gifts. What a sight it must have been. They took great pains to find Jesus, because they wanted to present tokens of their love.
The birth of the Savior should stir in us a holy pause. God sent His one and only Son into the world to rescue us. That thought should fill us with unspeakable joy and cause us to fall prostrate in worship of Christ our King.
Jesus Christ is worthy of our worship. The Magi understood His worth—evidenced by the gifts they gave Him. In the bustle of this Christmas season, take time to demonstrate your love to Christ and to ponder His majesty.
Bow down in worship. Kneel before the LORD your Maker.
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