My Good Name “Herod the Great”
Based on Matthew 2:1-18
(Presented from the perspective of Herod)
I am here this morning for one reason and one reason only and that’s to clear my good name. Actually, it was a great name. In my day they called me Herod the Great, King of the Jews.
It was a title well deserved I assure you. My building projects put Jerusalem on the map. Visitors from all over marveled at the Temple I built which sat gloriously upon Mt. Zion.
Its outer walls were covered with pure gold. During the day the sun reflecting on its surface was so bright one could barely look at it with the naked eye. Now I’ve seen your structures today, none could compare. Put pure gold on your buildings today and it would be stolen the first night if it lasted that long. Continue reading “My Good Name”