Gifts for Men
As a Jew who came from very humble beginnings, Jesus wore what everyone else wore. When we look at the dress code of the ministers and evangelists of this time, the most expensive and sophisticated brand of suits and tie, it is a bit difficult to reconcile this with the fact, that Jesus, the Master Teacher and Healing Evangelist, wore but a simple tunic as did his disciples.
Many people collect ancient coins as a hobby and other will invest a lot in ancient coin jewelry for themselves or for a loved one. Ancient coins make beautiful jewelry because of their historical significance and value.
Jesus told a very powerful story in Luke 21, about the widow’s offering. This story featured the mite, which is a small bronze Jewish prutah of Alexander Jannaeus (103-76 BC) which was used as small change during Jesus’ time.
In Mark 12:42, Jesus watched with His disciples as a poor widow cast two mites into the treasury. In the original Greek, the word translated as mites is lepton. These coins were struck during the time of the Hasmonean ruler of ancient Israel, Alexander Jannaeus.
While Jerusalem is known for a plethora of gifts and souvenirs, one of the city's charm is its connection with Jesus, with it being the location of His ministry. With this being said, faith-based gifts are even more symbolic when purchased from the Holy Land.
If you have a passionate Christian person in your life, then you likely search for Christian gifts to highlight and celebrate their spiritually. After all, giving someone a truly representative gift of the things they are passionate about shows you truly know and care about them.