Behold there came wise men from the East to Jerusalem…and, lo, the star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was. When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy. And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts ; gold , frankincense and myrrh. Matthew 2: 1-11
The wise men brought Gold showing the whole world this was God. They brought Frankincense to indicate the deep suffering that this child would go through to produce the purest incense, and lastly Myrrh, that out of something that looks dead, life springs forth!
God + Crucifixion + Resurrection.
And mind you, I don’t believe the pictures. I can’t imagine wise men crossing a continent to bring gifts to a king that you could hold in your hand. There probably were camels carrying canvasses stuffed full of these gifts along with many more. I read that a Prince from Africa brought a gift of Gold to one of the Emperors of Egypt resulting in the price of Gold dropping in that country for an entire decade!!
God gave Mary and Joseph the resources they would need to flee into Egypt in the middle of the night leaving all!! Two times they had to leave All to serve the King! But in giving All, they received All!!