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Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh

Gold, Frankincense, and Myrrh

Matthew 2:10-11 (KJB)   When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.  11 And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.



The Wise Men Came

First, notice that the Bible does not say that there were three wise men! In fact, nowhere we are told how many there were. There could have just as easily been three hundred as three. We need to be careful that we do not accept what Hollywood or tradition tells us as being biblical.

Secondly, notice where these “wise men” came from. A map will reveal that if they came from the immediate eastern country, they would have ...

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