This Sunday’s Gospel: January 3, 2021

This Sunday's Gospel

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When I was little, I remember seeing saying “Wise men still seek him” printed on Christmas cards and decorations. At the time, I thought it was a clever way to “keep Christ in Christmas,” as they say. I found myself remembering that saying every Christmas to remind myself of the reason for the season.

With Epiphany on its way, I’ve been reflecting on the wise men and what it means to seek something. When we seek something, we go out of our way to look for it. We make what we’re looking for our priority, and when we find it, we hold it close to us. The wise men sought Jesus when He was born and were some of the first to encounter Him. Today, we know that Jesus came to earth and He’s still with us, so why do we need to “seek” Him?

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Like the wise men, we do still seek Jesus, but in a different way. We’ve learned who He is and what He did for us, but now we seek to know Him personally. Our search for Jesus consists of falling more in love with Him and strengthening our relationship with Him. As we remember the wise men today, we can continue our journey with Jesus knowing that we’ll constantly seek Him and confident that we’ll find Him.

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Published by madelinemckissick

Originally from Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Madeline holds a BA in Dance and a BS in Professional Writing from Slippery Rock University. She passionately shares her faith through writing, particularly through her blog,, which encourages readers to strive for holiness and Sainthood. Madeline loves to visit coffee shops, take care of her plants, wear cardigans, play board games, and spend time with her loved ones.

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