When the Magi came in search of Jesus, they go to Herod the Great in Jerusalem and ask where to find the newborn "King of the Jews". Herod becomes paranoid that the child will threaten his throne, and seeks to kill him (2:1-8). Herod initiates the Massacre of the Innocents in hopes of killing the child (Matthew 2:16-Matthew 2:18). But an angel appears to Joseph and warns Joseph to take Jesus and his mother into Egypt . (Matthew 2:13).
Matthew 2. Flight to Egypt. Joseph, Mary, and Jesus flee to Egypt to escape Herod's wrath tonight on the blog. Easy, inexpensive, and unique children's Bible lessons. Free to all! Take a look and share!
Travel with Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus as they journey to Bethlehem and Egypt and back to Nazareth. Answer questions based on the nativity story and their flight to Egypt. Map games are great for helping kids to get familiar with the geography of the Bible lands. LivingWaterBibleGames.com