Matthew 2:1-12 · The Visit of the Magi
Advent 3: Won't You Let Him Into Your Gift-Giving?
Matthew 2:1-12
by James W. Moore

This sermon is based on Matthew 2:7-12. Not the Luke text above.

Many of you will recognize the name of Robert Fulghum. He is the author of the popular book, “All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten.” In a later book, he told a wonderful story about his daughter Molly.

When Molly was seven years old, she liked to help pack lunches each morning for her brothers, her dad, and herself. Into each bag, she would put a share of sandwiches, apples, milk money, and sometimes she would add a surprise note or treat.

One morning for no apparent reason, she gave her dad, Robert Fulghum, two bags: one regular lunch sack, and another rumpled bag held together with duct tape, staples, and paper clips. “Why two bags?” her dad asked. “The other one is something else,” she answered. “Just som…

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