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“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,” Matthew 2:1 This Christmas many of us will get in our cars and drive long distances to be with our family for Christmas. We are willing to spend hours on the road to spend time with those we love. We have the use of a GPS, or maps to show us exactly where we are going, and even tell us how much time it will take us to reach our destination. Think of the…

“Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life; no man cometh unto the father, but by me.”  (John 14:7 in the King James Version of the Holy Bible) Myths are stories handed down through the years that may or may not be true.  There are several myths surrounding the story of the wise men that are not true. We sing, “We three kings” and yet the Bible states they were wise men, not kings.  Perhaps the lavish gifts led someone to believe that they were kings.  Read Matthews account of Jesus’ birth in Chapter 2. Again,…