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The Stars Don’t Lie – 3 Gifts of the Magi

Matt. 2:1-12      I used to think the gold, frankincense, and myrrh brought by the Magi to Jesus were gifts meant to be symbolic that he was a king. Religionists tend to assign meanings that support their theories and reinforce … Continue reading

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The Gold of the Magi

       This is a brief follow up to a blog post about three weeks ago on Matt. 2:1-12 where I talked about the gifts of healing and health the Magi brought to the young child, Jesus: gold, frankincense, and … Continue reading

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Gifts of Healing and Health

Matt. 2:1-12 There are many theories of the meaning and symbolism for why the wise men brought gold, frankincense, and myrrh as gifts to the baby Jesus. All three gifts were typical offerings and gifts given to a king. Gold … Continue reading

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