Showing posts with label Frankincense. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Frankincense. Show all posts

Sunday 24 April 2016

Opinion: Frank Edward's Frankincense To God

Frankincense is a white resin or gum. It is obtained from a tree by making incisions in the bark and allowing the gum to flow out. It is highly fragrant when burned and was therefore used in worship, where it was burned as a pleasant offering to God.

Before the very essence of this album review, let’s find out why the three wise men brought gold, frankincense, and myrrh to baby Jesus.

The Bible tells us that the magi, or wise men, travelled from the East in search of the Christ child. They inquired of King Herod where they might find Him, saying, "Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him". Upon finding the baby Jesus, “they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented Him with gifts of gold and of incense and of myrrh”