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Asking for Directions

Men are said to have an aversion to stopping to ask for directions. Even when they are obviously lost, they would rather drive around until something looks familiar. Their philosophy is to circle around until they find the place they … Continue reading

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From the Cradle to the Cross

Among the gifts that the Magi brought to little Jesus was myrrh, which was used as a perfume in the ancient world (Matthew 2:11). This would seem to be a strange gift to give to a small child. However, they … Continue reading

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Stirring Things Up

When the Magi from the east came to Jerusalem looking for baby Jesus, all of Jerusalem was disturbed (Matthew 2:1-3). Apparently there was a big fuss over someone who was said to be born king of the Jews. For some … Continue reading

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Worshiping Jesus

The Magi from the east came a long way to see Jesus (Matthew 2:1-12). They followed God’s leading, and, when they came to an impasse, they asked questions about his whereabouts. Continuing on their way, they once again were guided … Continue reading

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After Christmas

Now that we have another Christmas behind us, many people find that they have something in common with the wise men who came to visit Jesus—they have a whole lot less money! The magi came a long way to bring … Continue reading

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