The people around the star:

          Joseph & Mary: Luke 1:26 & 2:4

…God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. (&) So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David.

Shepherds & Wisemen: Luke 2:8 & Matthew 2:1

And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. (&) After Jesus was born… Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews?”

          Herod: Matthew 2:3 & 16

When King Herod heard this he was disturbed, and all Jerusalem with him… (&)  he was furious and he gave orders to kill all the boys in Bethlehem and its vicinity who were two years old and under…

            Ruth: Matthew 1:5 & Ruth 2:2

…Obed, whose mother was Ruth…  (&) And Ruth the Moabitess said to Naomi, “Let me go to the fields and pick up the leftover grain behind anyone in whose eyes I find favor.”

            David: Matthew 1:6 & I Samuel 16:11

Jesse the father of King David. … (&) “There is still the youngest,” Jesse answered, “but he is tending the sheep.”

            Solomon: Matthew 1:6 & I Kings 10:23

David was the father of Solomon… (&) King Solomon was greater in riches and wisdom than all the other kings of the earth.

Our hearts:   ______________________ or ______________________

(Matthew 6:24)

The “intersection”: ___________________ & ___________________

James 1:9-10

My “crossroads”: ___________________ & ___________________

       (_____________)                 (_____________)

Isaiah 46:12-13

Isaiah 48:4-6

Romans 2:4-5

James 4:7-10