The Drawing of God

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John 6:44

John 6:44 NASB 2020
No one can come to Me unless the Father who sent Me draws him; and I will raise him up on the last day.
The birth of Christ is told only in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke.
I want to pay particular attention the the Gospel of Matthew. If you would please turn to:
Matthew 2:1–12 NASB 2020
Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, magi from the east arrived in Jerusalem, saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star in the east and have come to worship Him.” When Herod the king heard this, he was troubled, and all Jerusalem with him. And gathering together all the chief priests and scribes of the people, he inquired of them where the Messiah was to be born. They said to him, “In Bethlehem of Judea; for this is what has been written by the prophet: And you, Bethlehem, land of Judah, Are by no means least among the leaders of Judah; For from you will come forth a Ruler Who will Shepherd My people Israel.’ ” Then Herod secretly called for the magi and determined from them the exact time the star appeared. And he sent them to Bethlehem and said, “Go and search carefully for the Child; and when you have found Him, report to me, so that I too may come and worship Him.” After hearing the king, they went on their way; and behold, the star, which they had seen in the east, went on ahead of them until it came to a stop over the place where the Child was to be found. When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy. And after they came into the house, they saw the Child with His mother Mary; and they fell down and worshiped Him. Then they opened their treasures and presented to Him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. And after being warned by God in a dream not to return to Herod, the magi left for their own country by another way.
I would like to direct your attention to the John 6:44 The word draw in Greek is (helkō), drag or (helkyō), draw; haul. God drags us, hauls us to his son Jesus Christ. Now we still have free will we can choose to accept or deny Christ.
As we just read in Matthew Chapter 2:1-12 God is drawing the Magi to the King of the Jews, which is “The Christ” from the Greek word “Christos” “The Anointed One” or Hebrew “The Messiah” “Anointed One” or “Chosen One”.
We often picture the the Magi arriving right after the birth of Christ, this is often depicted in our nativity scenes or movies, etc. But this is not necessarily the case.
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