The Incredible Incarnation

I have some Christian friends who do not celebrate Christmas. They object to the many pagan traditions that have crept into the holiday and argue that Jesus was not even born on December 25. I don’t disagree. They are quite correct...
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  1. I doubt very much that any Christians, and/or people who know about the birth of Jesus, other than about 1%, have any misgivings about Christmas having some sort of “pagan origins”. They accept Christmas as a day to commemorate the birth of the Christians’ Savior and God. Far better to use the season as an opportunity to proclaim His birth and the purpose for which He came than to quibble about some alleged pagan origins of the day and decide to boycott the whole thing.

  2. Amen, brother! A great defense of why we should celebrate Christmas, even though it has been taken hostage by paganism.

  3. Yes, the day is for remembering the Truth given in The Bible. Some have suggested that Christ Jesus “tabernacled” as per John 1:14: “And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt / -tabernacled- among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.”

    I have always understood that this statement: “For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given” referred to both the human and the divine. The “Child born” is the human and the “Son given” is the divine Son of God.

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