On coming to the house, they saw the Child with His mother Mary, and they fell down and worshiped Him. Then they opened their treasures and presented Him with gifts of gold and frankincense and myrrh. -Matthew 2:11 BSB
God the Father sent His Son as a gift to the world (John 3:16) to save all of us from our sins.
Matthew 2:1-2 1 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of King Herod, wise men from the east arrived in Jerusalem, 2 saying, “Where is he…
Some “Christians” say that this verse forbids a Christian from putting up the tree and celebrating Christmas:
She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.”
Why was Jesus born in a manger? Humility, yes but it has a deeper meaning than that.