But fast forward to the Magi. God begins to move. The Magi understood Jewish tradition (thanks to Daniel), they obviously were looking for the Messiah, and they recognized that God would often put signs in the heavens, and they found a star.
“Fear becomes toxic when it determines our relationships, dictates how we treat others, or directs our life. Unhealthy fear fosters the worst in us. In March 2020, the Christian Post quoted Tony Evans as saying, “Our anxiety, worry, and fear is outpacing the problem of the virus.” I would go a step further to add that our fear is outpacing the problems of 2020!”
Trust the Word of the One who is a sure bet, trust the ONE who knows with certainty the future, trust the ONE who wins 100% of every battle . . . and your battle . . . well it’s not just yours, it is the Lords.
In fact the Glory of God did NOT come upon the 2nd Temple . . . until Luke 2, when Jesus, Immanuel, God with us, entered the temple as a little baby and dwelt among us. In that moment the glory of God filled the temple like never before.