After Jesus was born, Joseph, Mary, and Baby Jesus stayed in Bethlehem for some time.
It was about two years after Jesus’ birth that the wise men came from Mesopotamia in search of Jesus. These wise men were astrologers who studied the stars, and while they were studying the stars, God had revealed to them that a great king had been born in Judea, although they didn’t really understand who He was.
Also known as “The Fourth Wise Man”, this classic story written by Henry van Dyke continues to inspire young and old alike. Here is the condensed version of this story for children, with pictures added for additional inspiration.