three wise men


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three wise men

kings of the Orient, come to worship the baby Jesus. [N.T.: Matthew 2:1–2]
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Thus, then, did these three worthies embark in their cockleshell of a skiff upon this nocturnal expedition, with a wisdom and valor equaled only by the three wise men of Gotham,[1] who adventured to sea in a bowl.
[1] "Three wise men of Gotham, They went to sea in a bowl-- And if the bowl had been stronger, My tale had been longer." Mother Goose Melody.
Epiphany is also the last day of Christmas when the three wise men (Magi) presented their gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh to the infant Jesus and go separate ways.
Children also write to the three wise men on the eve of the Three Kings' Day feast to ask for presents.
led the parade, featuring the Three Wise Men travelling on camels, stilt-walking shepherds and bouncing stars down the illuminated Ocean Road to Haven Point, where they were greeted by a spectacular array of creative lighting, an array of spectacular illuminated puppets and live music from Bessie and the Zinc Buckets.
It tells the story of the three Wise Men who, while searching for the baby Jesus, turn up unexpectedly on the doorstep of a poor widow and her crippled son Amahl.
Three Wise Men, kings of their land Travelled by camel in the hot sun and sand They looked for a Messiah, newly born Born in a stable on Christmas morn Mary, his mother gave birth in the hay In her arms, the child Jesus he lay Joseph stood by in wonder and awe A beautiful sight, so joyful and pure For 33 years Jesus answered his call He spread the good news to one and to all His kingdom is in Heaven with God on high To save the world he had to die The greatest story ever told Gifts of myrrh, frankincense and gold A gift of life, a gift of love A way to heaven and God above by Jackie Dalton
Can someone possibly find three wise men bearing wit, sense and a cure for selfabsorption?
In Spain, the day the three wise men arrived in Bethlehem is considered more important than Christmas Day.
There were three wise men at the nativity, where the birth of Jesus completed the Holy Trinity.
Santa was being pulled by reindeer; the three wise men were on camels; the lorries had Nativity scenes on them; there were angels and Christmas characters who will be performing in Birmingham.