The story of the nativity is actually a blend of both the gospels of Luke and Matthew. They reveal the significance of the gifts carried by the three kings, as well as clues to their origins and symbolism.
Robert Powell, star of the 1970s miniseries "Jesus of Nazareth," is on a mission to unlock the mystery of Jesus's lost years. With virtually no mention in the Gospels of his life from his youth to adulthood, Powell is determined to find evidence of the real Jesus during these formative years. Follow him as he journeys across Nazareth, Bethlehem, Sepphoris, and Jerusalem to explore the events that may have transformed this young boy into the iconic preacher he would become.
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