Day 9: The Wise Men Seek Jesus

In the Christmas Countdown Book, on Day 9 the Wise Men seek Jesus. See what art, scripture, song, video, and ornament we used to help us remember Christ.

In the Christmas Countdown Book, on Day 9 the Wise Men seek Jesus. See what art, scripture, song, video, and ornament we used to help us remember Christ.

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In the Christmas Countdown Book, on Day 9 the Wise Men seek Jesus. See what art, scripture, song, video, and ornament we used to help us remember Christ. If you haven’t read about our Christmas Countdown book, take a minute to do so here!

I have linked to all the resources to help you design your own Christmas Countdown book. You can follow all the links each day, or simply print the pages for free from these websites, for your own personal use.

Day 9: The Wise Men Seek Jesus

Start using your Christmas Countdown Book on December 1st. Today would be presented on December 9th. There will be a different subject for each day until Christmas Day, December 25th. The purpose of this Christmas Countdown Book is to help you remember and focus on Jesus Christ during the Christmas season!

In the Christmas Countdown Book, on Day 9 the Wise Men seek Jesus. See what art, scripture, song, video, and ornament we used to help us remember Christ.

Picture

The Wise Men

In the Christmas Countdown Book, Day 2 is about Christ's birth foretold by Samuel the Lamanite. See what art, scripture, song, video, and ornament we used to help us remember Christ.

Scripture

Matthew 2:1-2, 11-15

Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judæa in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem,

Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him.

11 ¶ And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.

12 And being warned of God in a dream that they should not return to Herod, they departed into their own country another way.

13 And when they were departed, behold, the angel of the Lord appeareth to Joseph in a dream, saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and flee into Egypt, and be thou there until I bring thee word: for Herod will seek the young child to destroy him.

14 When he arose, he took the young child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt:

15 And was there until the death of Herod: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying, Out of Egypt have I called my son.

In our Christmas Countdown Book, Day 1 focuses on Jesus Christ. See what art, scripture, song, video, and ornament we used to help us remember Christ.

Song

Joy to the World, Hymn 201

1. Joy to the world, the Lord is come;
Let earth receive her King!
Let ev’ry heart prepare him room,
And Saints and angels sing,
And Saints and angels sing,
And Saints, and Saints and angels sing.
2. Rejoice! Rejoice when Jesus reigns,
And Saints their songs employ,
While fields and floods, rocks, hills, and plains
Repeat the sounding joy,
Repeat the sounding joy,
Repeat, repeat the sounding joy.
3. No more will sin and sorrow grow,
Nor thorns infest the ground;
He’ll come and make the blessings flow
Far as the curse was found,
Far as the curse was found,
Far as, far as the curse was found.
4. Rejoice! Rejoice in the Most High,
While Israel spreads abroad
Like stars that glitter in the sky,
And ever worship God,
And ever worship God,
And ever, and ever worship God.

Video

Wise Men Seek Jesus

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Ornament

I used a simple star ornament with a bell on it.

In the Christmas Countdown Book, on Day 9 the Wise Men seek Jesus. See what art, scripture, song, video, and ornament we used to help us remember Christ.

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