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Chasing, Challenges, Corrections and Completion

Some time ago I was reading Matthew 2, which is the story of the Magi. As I read through it I was expecting to hear about them being told about the sign that would appear showing them the savior was born or that they would be told to take gifts as we know the story plays out, but it wasn't written that way in Matthew at all and as I read it I had seen it in whole new way. After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” I saw that it started with them just having seen the star and having already traveled to Bethlehem and asking where the newborn king was. That got me wondering where I had heard the backstory that knew so I went to check a 365 chronological bible I have that aligns and interweaves the gospels together from the multiple authors thinking it may have been from a different telling of t