5 Ways to keep Jesus in your Christmas celebrations this year

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Christmas is a magical time of year when decorations line the streets, children are suddenly behaving and the Post Office struggles to keep up as thousands of gifts move through the mail – but beneath the shiny, flashing winter festivities, Christ quietly calls out to us – Will you respond? Christmas is not only a

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Teachings of the Church fathers on Significance of the magi’s (Wise men) gifts to baby Jesus.

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Mathew 2:11 states, And when they came into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down and worshiped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto Him gifts; gold, frankincense and myrrh. The wise men recognized that baby Jesus was no ordinary baby. This was King

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  Was Jesus born on December 25?

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Though the Gospels of Mathew and Luke both give an account of Christ’s birth, neither one provides a date for this great event. In   regard to the chronology of Christ’s life, Early Church leaders were primarily concerned with determining the date of Christ death in order to determine the celebration of his resurrection (Easter). The

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What is the true meaning of Christmas?

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The word for Christmas in late Old English is Cristes maesse , the Mass of  Christ, first found in 1038, and Cristes-messe, in 1131. In Dutch it is kerstmis, in latin Dies Natalis, whence comes the French Noel, and Italian II natale; in German Weihnachtsfest, from the preceeding sacred vigil. The true meaning Christmas is

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The significance of the Christmas tree, should it be considered a religious symbol?

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Christmas trees are a decoration that Christians incorporated in to their celebration of the holiday over the centuries.The Christmas tree is an ancient custom that exalts the value of life, because the evergreen tree remains unchanged through the harshness of winter. When gifts are arranged under the tree, it is because a symbol of “the

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