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Matthew 2 - Outline

v1-2
wise men from the east came to worship the One who was born King of the Jews
v3-8
Herod and the religious leaders deceitfully tried to use the wise men to find Jesus so that they could kill him
v9-11
the wise men worshiped the young child Jesus, and presented Him with valuable gifts
v12
God warned the wise men to not return to Herod
v13-15
the angel of the Lord warned Joseph to flee with his family to Egypt, which fulfilled a prophesy about Jesus
v16-18
Herod tried to kill Jesus again, by killing all the babies in Bethlehem, but he only succeeded in fulfilling another prophesy, one about weeping
v19-21
the Lord used an angel in a dream again, to direct Joseph to bring his family back into Israel
v22-23
Yet another threat to Jesus, from Herod's son, yet another dream of warning, to turn aside from Judea, and yet another prophesy fulfilled, that Jesus would be called a Nazarene
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