"In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, asking, "Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For we observed his star at its rising, and have come to pay him homage."
We're not sure what to do with those who respond more to facts than to emotions. Who won't accept easy answers. Who will question and will push and dig further and further into the historicity of scripture, the battles in church history, canonicity, and translation, and tradition. Who will challenge the system.
In their intelligence, they brought gifts perfectly suited for the new Messiah. Gold, a gift for a king, for royalty. Frankincense, a gift for a god, for divinity. Myrrh, a gift for the dead, for a sacrifice. All costly, and all significant.