“HEAVEN SCENT” – MATTHEW 2:1-11
(Sniff, Sniff) What’s that smell?
We use scent to create an atmosphere:
Incense is mentioned extensively in Scripture.
Matthew 2:1-11 shares the story of Jesus’ birth, Herod’s reign, & the arrival of the wise men
Twice this passage says, “Behold” – something to see, an amazing fact.
First, they were Gentiles. (Nm. 24:17, IS. 60:1-3, 11, DN. 7-12)
Second, they were geniuses!
You may get what you know the person wants.
You may get what you think the person is worthy of – or what you know is worthy of the person.
Worth the trip
Worth the time
Worth the treasure – They had a high dollar value.
Hebrews 4:14- They saw
4:15 – They sensed.
4:16 – They sacrificed.
Worth everything – Mt 13:44-46
This is rare.
This shows recognition
This brings restoration
Christ considered you worth it in giving his gift.