The Season of Epiphany/Matthew 2:1-2

As we enter The Season of Epiphany, here is a post from our archive.
Enjoy the Season of Epiphany.

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The Season of Epiphany is the third season of the church year, and the best way to describe the season’s meaning is this: Epiphany means Making God Manifest. God is manifested in His son, the Christ Child, who is then revealed to the Magi (the Three Wise Men) and, as such, to the world.

What is an epiphany?  This term is widely used to describe a “light-bulb moment” or a sudden realization, as when something hits us in our realm of awareness that we may not have clearly seen or acknowledged previously.

When I think about the season of Epiphany as celebrated in the Episcopal Church, I think of a couple of things.  I think of the Magi, who, according to Scripture, actually visited with King Herod and discussed that they were looking for the child who was recently born king of the Jews.  They had seen the star which…

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