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Where do we get Santa Claus, mistletoe, yule logs, Christmas trees, holly wreaths, and the custom of exchanging gifts? Many are concerned about putting the “Christ back into Christmas,” but was he ever there?
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After all, it is the “Christ-Mass” season! The answers will shock you! Why do people think that "Christmas" is wonderful?
|Demons beat the children|
Christmas developed, one scholar says, as a means of replacing worship of the sun with worship of the Son. By 529 A.D., after Christianity had become the official state religion of the Roman Empire, Emperor Justinian made Christmas a civic holiday.
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|Krampus is bringing switches.|
Further, “Pagan customs centering around the January calends gravitated to Christmas.” Under “Natal Day,” Origen, an early [church leader], admitted:
“…In the Scriptures, no one is recorded to have kept a feast or held a great banquet on his birthday. It is only sinners (like Pharaoh and Herod) who make great rejoicings over the day in which they were born into this world” (emphasis added).
|Holy Father, what can I do?|
|It's about winter time magic mushrooms.|
We generally accept them without question. Most of us basically do what everyone else does -- because it is easy and seems "natural"! (And this way no one bad-mouths us).
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Did the early New Testament Church keep it? This is filled with facts from history: ...Pagan Origins. A court decision affirmed that Christmas has no Christian roots!
|Kids pay for the parents.|
(But prayer and Bible reading must remain excluded from schools). Nearly all aspects of Christmas observance have their roots in Roman custom and religion. More
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