Contributed by David Flowers on Jan 11, 2009
Part 3 in series The Three Gifts. Scripture records that the third gift given to Jesus by the Magi was myrrh – a gift given to one who was to die. Why was Jesus given this gift at such a young age?
The Gift of Myrrh
The Three Gifts, prt. 3
Wildwind Community Church
December 13, 2008
Matthew 2:11 (NRSV)
11 On entering the house, they saw the child with Mary his mother; and they knelt down and paid him homage. Then, opening their treasure chests, they offered him gifts