Tag Archives: Wise Men

“What year was Jesus Christ born?”


 The Bible does not provide the exact day or even the exact year in which Jesus was born in Bethlehem. But a close examination of the chronological details of history narrows the possibilities to a reasonable window of time. The … 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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“Why did the Wise Men bring gold, frankincense, and myrrh to Jesus?”


Matthew 2 tells us that the magi, or wise men, travelled from the East in search of the Christ child. They inquired of King Herod where they might find Him, saying, “Where is he who has been born king of … Continue reading

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