The First Gifts of Christmas (Part 2)

R.C. Sproul

Series: Christmas Messages


What can the gifts from the Magi tell us about the baby born that first Christmas morning? What is so special about gold, frankincense and myrrh? The answer is not so much in their intrinsic value; rather, their value is in what they signify. In this message, Dr. Sproul takes us back to the visit of the Magi recorded in the second chapter of Matthew’s Gospel to consider the scriptural and cultural evidence for the significance of “The First Gifts of Christmas.”

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