Thursday, December 12, 2013

Christmas Countdown ...14... Three Wise Men


Christmas Countdown ....14 ...  
Three Wise Men;  The Magi , known as Three Wise Men or Three Kings  in Christian tradition were a group of distinguished foreigners who visited Christ after his birth, bearing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. They are regular figures in traditional accounts of the nativity celebrations of  ChristmasIn Matthew's Gospel, they "came from the east" and while a number is not mentioned, it is widely assumed because of the three gifts that there were three men.  

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