“For God knows that when you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like

God, knowing good and evil.” ~ Genesis 3:5

“Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” ~ Matthew 2:2

“When he had called together all the people’s chief priests and teachers of the law, he asked them where the Messiah was to be born.” ~ Matthew 2:4

“When Herod realized that he had been outwitted by the Magi, he was furious, and he gave orders to kill all the boys in Bethlehem and its vicinity who were two years old and under, in accordance with the time he had learned from the Magi.” ~ Matthew 2:16

“When King Herod heard this he was disturbed, and all Jerusalem with him.”  ~ Matthew 2:3

“After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” ~ Matthew 2:1-2

“And when you look up to the sky and see the sun, the moon and the stars—all the heavenly array—do not be enticed into bowing down to them and worshiping things the Lord your God has apportioned to all the nations under heaven.” ~ Deuteronomy 4:19

“There will be signs in the sun, moon and stars. On the earth, nations will be in anguish and perplexity at the roaring and tossing of the sea.” ~ Luke 21:25

“On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.” ~ Matthew 2:11

“Herds of camels will cover your land,     young camels of Midian and Ephah. And all from Sheba will come,     bearing gold and incense

    and proclaiming the praise of the Lord.” ~ Isaiah 60:6

“And having been warned in a dream not to go back to Herod, they returned to their country by another route.” ~ Matthew 2:12


I was born and raised in Kolkata India. I moved to the US in 1992 to go to a college in Sioux City, IA. In Sioux City I gave my life to

Christ in an Evangelical Covenant Church in 1997. I have served in churches in the Midwest for 12 years before moving to Davis, CA

as the Pastor of Adult Ministry at University Covenant Church. Now I am serving as the Senior Pastor of First Covenant Church, in

Eureka, CA. I am married to Jody, who is a social worker. We have two children, Jay and Niki. My secret identity is Spider Man.

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