Tag Archives: Christmas

Christians and Christmas, Revisited

This blog was pretty much dormant for three years, and during that time quite a backlog of comments got stuck in moderation.  I’ve been working through them all, clearing them through moderation if they don’t violate the commenting rules, and … Continue reading

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“See the Tender Lamb Appears….”

“See the Tender Lamb appears, Promised from eternal years”

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‘Tis the Season….

…for people to tell others they should or shouldn’t celebrate Christmas.  So I’ll restate — the Bible does not tell us to celebrate Christmas, but does give sound Biblical basis for us to do so if we wish.  In the … Continue reading

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“Christmas Day for Dolly”

Do you think that is a somewhat better gift than spending an absurd amount of money on an iPhone (or whatever the hot presents are this year)? Continue reading

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Puritans, Huguenots, “Christ-Mass,” and “Immanuel’s Day”

Huguenots suffered far worse persecution from Catholics than English Puritans, and would have rejected anything they thought was Catholic. Yet, they still celebrated a day which at home they had called “Noel.” Continue reading

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Solid Reasons to Scrutinise Christmas

Believers are not immune to the huge societal problem of covetousness. Break the cycle. If necessary, abolish presents for a year as a family and use the money to help someone who is really in need. Continue reading

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Silly Reasons to Abandon Christmas — #4 “It’s the Wrong Date”

It is silly to make an issue of a date which might or might not be right, when no one is trying to claim it IS right. Continue reading

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