The three wise men were wearing firemanâ€™s helmets. Totally unable to come up with a reason or explanation, I left. At a "Quik Stop" on the edge of town, I asked the lady behind the counter about the helmets. She got upset, yelling at me, "You stupid Yankees never do read the Bible!" I assured her that I did, but simply couldnâ€™t recall anything about firemen in the Bible.
She jerked her Bible from behind the counter and thumbed through some pages, and finally jabbed her finger at a passage. Sticking it in my face she said "See, it says right here, â€™The three wise man came from afar.â€™"
From Steve Shepherdâ€™s Sermon â€œTis the Season to Worship Christâ€
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