God's plan was thought up and set in motion before the foundations of the world. Courses of events and situations, at times, align to bring into a focus a particular aspect of God's wisdom and plan. Today, we are going to look at the birth of Jesus in this way. We are going to look at some of the events that came into view and we are going to ask a rather startling question about one of those events, the appearing of the star. Here is the question: 'What would have happened, had the Star not appeared?'