Herod responded to the testimony of the wise men with murderous wrath. He "was exceeding wroth, and sent forth and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem." (Matt. 2:16.) The glad tidings of heaven brought no joy to Satan, the prince of darkness nor any of his servants. It is fitting that the evidence of his anger completes the nativity story.
Tresta Neil is a homeschool mother of eight. She was born with curiosity and increases that curiosity through symbology!