#AdventBookClub: Herod

Matthew 2:3-8 So, under Herod the Great, we've already seen how 'The Slaughter of the Innocents" affected the mothers (and presumably fathers), so let's have a look inside Herod's head! Placed against the harrowing story of Rachel and her 'grief to the bowels', it's quite a shock to come to the end of this chapter from Herod, and realise that he killed all the first sons under 2 years old for expediency, to ensure that he…