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Did Jesus Christ say anything on Christmas ?

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Asked by peace rocket, 23 Dec '11 03:38 pm
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The word 'Christmas' does not exist in the Bible. The Bible has closed lips on the entire feast of Christmas, with one exception, the decoration of a tree. The Bible itself criticizes the decoration of the (Christmas) trees:

"The customs of the people are worthless, they cut a tree out of the forest, and a craftsman shapes it with his chisel, they adore it with silver and gold, they fasten it with hammer and nails so it will not totter" (Jeremiah 10-3,4).

European Pre-Christian pagans superstitiously believed that the green trees had special protective powers. In fact the use of the Christmas tree began only in the 17th century in Strasbourg, France and from there it spread to Germany, Britain and then to the U.S. "Tree worship was a common feature of religion among the Teutonic and Scandinavian peoples of northern Europe before their conversion to ChristianityGerman settlers brought the Christmas tree custom to the American colonies in the 17th century. By the 19th century its u ...more
Answered by hazir jawab, 23 Dec '11 03:41 pm

 
  
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