In addition to the New International Version (2011) of the Bible, the following resources were used to help write this sermon: Myron S. Augsburger, Matthew in The Communicator’s Commentary, pp. 22-26; James Montgomery Boice, The Gospel of Matthew, Volume 1, pp. 13-19; David Daniels, Christmas Time (I): Redeeming the Time, Central Bible Church, Fort Worth, TX, 12-3-17; Douglas R.A. Hare, Matthew in the Interpretation Commentary, pp. 5-8; William Hendriksen, The Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament Commentary, pp. 106-29.