The Magi’s news of the birth of the King of the Jews sent shock waves throughout Jerusalem. Herod’s deep-seated fears drove him to order the extermination of every child in Bethlehem two years old and under. In his demented mind, he believed the Christ-child would be killed and the threat to his throne would be extinguished. Miraculously, God delivered Jesus from Herod’s wrath. Tune in to tonight’s Home Group for more insight into the personality of this one called Herod the Great.