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Did You Know That Christmas Is A False Holiday?

yes I know, they mixed 2 things into 1

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7 Responses to “Did You Know That Christmas Is A False Holiday?”

  1. You may be right says:

    Nope!

  2. DragonX9 says:

    santa can rearrange to satan 😛

  3. this person says:

    Based on pagan ideas, the fact that you don’t believe in God, the fact that even if you did, the whole birth of Jesus thing wasn’t on December 25th? It’s an excuse to buy cool gifts for people you love, eat too many chocolates and snuggle up in front of the fire if you ask me!

  4. LolaBee says:

    “false” is a relative term, John. I have seen many, many people, old and young, made joyous by the spirit of giving that this season/holiday inspires. There is nothing false about that – absolutely nothing. You want to address Jesus not being born on December 25, skulls on fir trees and all of that, I have some education in that area, but I prefer the joy of the folks who choose to believe in what they believe.

  5. John M says:

    Do you know your question is stupid?

  6. ♥Blah♥ says:

    A contrived one certainly, as it’s not really clear when Jesus was born and there is no Biblical precedent for celebrating the fact. It’s probable the church at one point simply wanted something to substitute the old pagan winter festivals with and chose to use it as a means of celebrating Christ’s birth. I see no obvious harm in using it to remember the fact that our Saviour became flesh and dwelt amongst us, and to use as a bridge to reach out to others. It is a matter of your own conscience how you see it: “One man esteems one day as more important. Another esteems every day alike. Let each man be fully assured in his own mind.” (Romans 14:5). [Though this could be talking about the Jewish feasts or similar, not later additions, as at least one Bible commentator points out.]

  7. Richard P. says:

    DUH!

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