What was gifted to Jesus when he was born?
According to the book of Matthew, the three magi, subsequently identified as Caspar, Melchior and Balthazar, gave the Christ child three gifts: gold, frankincense and myrrh. Gold was an acknowledgement of Jesus’ kingship, while frankincense represented his future role as priest.
What myrrh means?
THERE ARE two traditions. The first, referred to in the carol ‘We Three Kings’, interprets the gifts as symbolising three aspects of Christ’s future life: gold representing kingship, frankincense (worship) and myrrh (death and mourning).
What gifts do we bring to Jesus?
Many people all over the world can’t wait to exchange gifts with their families this Christmas. The Bible says that when Jesus was born, three wise men brought him gold, frankincense, and myrrh as gifts.
What is the perfect image of God?
When God created human beings, He created them in His image. Adam sinned and the image was corrupted. However, Jesus, who is the perfect image of God, will restore us to the original image of God.
What is special about myrrh?
These compounds seem to work by preventing the body from making pro-inflammatory compounds, whilst they also exert antitumor effects in colorectal cancer cells. Atop its analgesic action, myrrh also seems to have anti-cancer properties.