Matthew 2:1-12 · The Visit of the Magi
Where Is He?
Isaiah 60:1-6, Matthew 2:1-12
by J. Howard Olds

One thing is for sure about Christmas. When it’s over, it’s over. Down come the decorations. Away go the songs. Good cheer is bottled up for another year and goodwill is put back in the attic. It’s like all this festivity is good for a little while but we wouldn’t want to risk making it a way of life.

But the Church says slow down, you move too fast. Today is the 10th day of Christmas. Epiphany Sunday is a day to celebrate the visit of the Wise Men proclaiming Jesus the Light of the world. This manifestation should have more meaning to us as Gentile believers than much of the pageantry that has passed.


After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, “Where is the one who has been born …

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