The American Heritage Dictionary defines joy as “Intense and especially ecstatic or exultant happiness; an expression of such feeling.” Now, multiply that by large number, and you begin to get a glimpse of the kind of joy that the wise men experienced. They went on a divine mission from God to shower His Son (Jesus) with gifts and rejoice over His birth – to let out their joy!
The Bible tells us that they traveled to Jerusalem, Matthew 2:2 says, “Where is He that is born King of the Jews? The Matthew 2:10 says, “When they saw that the star had stopped, they were overwhelmed with joy.”
Now, a couple of things to point out here:
The Bible doesn’t say there were “Three Wise Men”, it just says wise men.
The Bible doesn’t say the Wise Men went to the stable were the manger was. It says in Matthew 2:11: “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...