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Insurrection Day or Three Magic Kings Day?

Forget about the alleged insurrection of January 6th and instead reflect on the Three Magic Kings Day.

The Gospel of Matthew tells the story of the three kings—also known as the three wise men or Magi—Melchior, Caspar, and Balthazar, who traveled to Bethlehem to greet baby Jesus with gifts of Gold, Frankincense , and Myrrh.

Although the birth of Jesus is celebrated on Christmas Day, the three Kings didn't actually reach him until twelve days later—which is why Three Kings Day is celebrated on the 12th day of Christmas, January 6th.

The gift of Gold was symbolic of Jesus's fulfilling of the prophecy that he was the King of the Jews. Frankincense, which even today is burned in churches, was representative of Jesus's Divine nature. And Myrrh, which is a perfume used in the preparation of bodies for burial, was indicative of Jesus's ultimate sacrifice as the lamb of God. Each gift represented the destiny of the child.

The kings were Persians of Zoroastrianism or Mazdayasna, which is a Persian religion and one of the world's oldest continuously-practiced organized faiths, based on the teachings of the Farsi-speaking prophet Zoroaster.

Zoroastrianism has a dualistic cosmology of good and evil and an eschatology which predicts the ultimate conquest of evil by good. Zoroastrianism exalts an uncreated and benevolent deity of wisdom known as Ahura Mazda as its supreme being.

The unique historical features of Zoroastrianism, such as its monotheism, messianism, belief in judgement after death, conception of heaven and hell, and free will may have influenced other religious and philosophical systems, including Gnosticism, Greek philosophy, Islam, and the Baháʼí Faith.

This is also why it is a tradition to leave your Christmas tree up until January 6th, because the Christmas season doesn't end until after Three Kings Day has been celebrated. Lets reflect on this rather than the exaggerated sensationalism of the Democrats and the media to use the trespassing of the Capitol as a rallying cried to alter the results of the midterm elections in their favor.

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