The Gospel of Matthew records that, shortly after Jesus was born, Herod the Great had all the baby boys in Bethlehem killed.
It was the Slaughter of the Innocents.
Some have been skeptical of this event and questioned whether it really happened.
For those who have studied history, though, it is very much in keeping with the character of King Herod.
Here's the story . . .
Herod the Paranoid Tyrant...