Monday, December 14, 2020

The 4 Dreamers of BETHLEHEM


Strange, but AWESOME, things happen when the Hand of GOD is upon events He designed.

Such as the BIRTH of the LORD JESUS.

Watch how angels came upon four men, in a dream, making sure the PROMISED ONE would fulfill what had been prophesied:


Matthew 2 (King James Version)

2 Now when Jesus 

was born 

in Bethlehem 

of Judaea 

in the days of Herod 

the king, 

behold, 

there came wise men 

from the east 

to Jerusalem,

2 Saying, 

Where is he 

that is born 

King of the Jews

for we 

have seen his star 

in the east, 

and are come 

to worship him.

3 When Herod 

the king 

had heard these things, 

he was troubled, 

and all Jerusalem 

with him.

4 And when he 

had gathered all 

the chief priests 

and scribes 

of the people together, 

he demanded of them 

where Christ 

should be born.

5 And they said unto him, 

In Bethlehem of Judaea: 

for thus it is written 

by the prophet,

6 And thou Bethlehem, 

in the land of Juda, 

art not the least 

among the princes of Juda: 

for out of thee 

shall come a Governor, 

that shall rule 

my people Israel.

7 Then Herod, 

when he had privily 

called the wise men, 

enquired of them diligently 

what time 

the star appeared.

8 And he sent them 

to Bethlehem, 

and said, 

Go and search diligently 

for the young child; 

and when ye 

have found him, 

bring me word again, 

that I may come

and worship him also.

9 When they had heard the king, 

they departed; 

and, lo, 

the star, 

which they saw 

in the east, 

went before them, 

till it came 

and stood over 

where the young child was.

10 When they saw the star, 

they rejoiced 

with exceeding great joy.

11 And when they were come 

into the house, 

they saw 

the young child 

with Mary 

his mother, 

and fell down, 

and worshipped him: 

and when they 

had opened their treasures, 

they presented unto him gifts; 

gold, 

and frankincense 

and myrrh.

12 And being warned 

of God 

in a dream 

that they 

should not return to Herod, 

they departed 

into their own country 

another way.

13 And when they were departed, 

behold, 

the angel 

of the Lord 

appeareth to Joseph 

in a dream, 

saying, 

Arise, 

and take 

the young child 

and his mother, 

and flee into Egypt, 

and be thou there 

until I 

bring thee word: 

for Herod 

will seek 

the young child 

to destroy him.

14 When he arose, 

he took 

the young child 

and his mother 

by night, 

and departed 

into Egypt:

15 And was there 

until the death 

of Herod: 

that it might be fulfilled 

which was spoken 

of the Lord 

by the prophet, 

saying, 

Out of Egypt 

have I called 

my son.

16 Then Herod, 

when he saw 

that he was mocked 

of the wise men, 

was exceeding wroth, 

and sent forth, 

and slew 

all the children 

that were in Bethlehem, 

and in all 

the coasts thereof, 

from two years old 

and under, 

according to the time 

which he 

had diligently inquired 

of the wise men.

17 Then was fulfilled 

that which was spoken 

by Jeremiah 

the prophet, 

saying,

18 In Rama 

was there 

a voice heard, 

lamentation, 

and weeping, 

and great mourning, 

Rachel weeping 

for her children, 

and would not be comforted, 

because they 

are not.

19 But when Herod was dead, 

behold, 

an angel 

of the Lord appeareth 

in a dream 

to Joseph 

in Egypt,

20 Saying, 

Arise, 

and take 

the young child 

and his mother, 

and go 

into the land 

of Israel: 

for they are dead 

which sought 

the young child's life.

21 And he arose, 

and took 

the young child 

and his mother, 

and came 

into the land 

of Israel.

22 But when he heard 

that Archelaus 

did reign 

in Judaea 

in the room 

of his father Herod, 

he was afraid 

to go thither: 

notwithstanding, 

being warned 

of God 

in a dream, 

he turned aside 

into the parts 

of Galilee:

23 And he came 

and dwelt 

in a city 

called Nazareth: 

that it might be fulfilled 

which was spoken 

by the prophets, 

He shall be called 

a Nazarene.


NOTE: Amazing how the LORD works!

The Holy Spirit of God inspired me to write this post, after leading me to Bible Gateway's "Verse of the Day" on the birth of CHRIST. I knew it was time to share it here for all of us to meditate upon, especially this month!

(Bible chapter from biblegateway.com)


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