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“What is Epiphany / Three Kings’ Day and should Christians celebrate it?”


 Epiphany is an ancient church festival celebrating the magi’s visit to the Christ Child (Matthew 2:1-12). It is kept on January 6. Epiphany is also called “Three Kings’ Day” and “Twelfth Day”—the latter name because January 6 is twelve days … Continue reading

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“How wise were the Wise Men?”


 We assume that there were three wise men because of the three gifts that were given: gold, incense, and myrrh (Matthew 2:11). However, the Bible does not say there were only three wise men. There could have been many more. … Continue reading

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“Should we give gifts at Christmas?”


Many people take the idea of gift giving at Christmas back to the scripture in Matthew 2:10-12 which talks about the Magi (wise men) giving gifts to Jesus at his home: “When they saw the star, they were overjoyed. On … Continue reading

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