Matthew 2:11 11 They entered the house and saw the child with his mother, Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasure chests and gave him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.
When the "wise men or Magi" set out to follow the east "star", they left with the mindset of praise and worship to the "KING."
Having seen with their own eyes, the "King of the Jews" the "wise men" opened their treasures and presented Jesus with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. Gifts that were indeed fit for a "KING.
The wise men recognized that this baby born in a manger was no ordinary baby. He is "King Jesus", God in human flesh.
Jesus is our High Priest, our Mediator between God and man. 1 Timothy 2:5-There is one God and one mediator between God and men, the Man Christ Jesus.
The sum of the gifts , gold, Frankincense and Myrrh were brought to Jesus by the "wise men "represents His Sovereign Dominion over the universe, His Sacred Deity and His Sacrificial Death.
What will be your “gift” to Jesus this Christmas? You do know that all we have belongs to Him right?
Not sure what to offer Jesus this Christmas? How about giving Him yourself and in doing so you are giving Him the opportunity to save you from your sins?
The "wise men" followed the east "Star" looking for Jesus and they found Him.
Seek Jesus and He can use you this Christmas to show love and compassion to the hurting and poor. In doing so, you can lead them to Christ in a tangible and spiritual way.
Why not allow the "star" of Bethlehem to lead you to Jesus? If you do, your life would never be the same.