And Today we are at the 4th and finial day of advent . Today’s passage is from Matthew 2:2 when baby Jesus is visited by 3 kings -often referred to in modern times as The Gift of the Magi based on a short story by O Henry. Lisa
O Come Let Us A dore Him:
Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem,
2 Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him.
The Gift of the Magi :
Based on O Henry Short story – Gift of the Magi.” The theme of love is shown through the selfless actions of both Della and Jim. Each, through a showing of love for the other, sells their most valuable possessions in order to purchase Christmas gifts for their spouse.
The biblical Magi (/ˈmædʒaɪ/ or /ˈmeɪdʒaɪ/; singular: magus), also referred to as the (Three) Wise Men or (Three) Kings, were, in the Gospel of Matthew and Christian tradition, a group of distinguished foreigners who visited Jesus after his birth, bearing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.