lead the wise and great to yourself

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The Epiphany, by Giotto di Bondone, c.1320, via Wikimedia Commons

O God, who by a star guided the wise men
   to the worship of your Son;
we ask you to lead to yourself the wise and great of every land,
   that unto you every knee may bow,
   and every thought be brought into captivity
through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Church in Jerusalem and Middle East

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After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.”

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