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What is Christmas

From Creation to Bethlehem by Ken Ham on November 27, 2013; last featured December 8, 2016 What is Christmas? This article shows the surprising connection between Christmas and the creation of the world. Note: This article is featured in this … Continue reading

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25 Days of Christmas: Day 4 ~ Recognizing Christmas

Recognizing Christmas Many early Christians, including Gregory of Nazainzus, spoke out against combining pagan and Christian ways. This isn’t hard to understand: The celebrations, after all, could take on orgiastic proportions. After years of mostly futile attempts to abolish these … Continue reading

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25 Days of Christmas: Day 3 ~ Setting a Date

Setting A Date Scholars don’t just disagree on the year of Jesus’ birth, they also disagree on the time of the year in when he was born. While there is one record of Christmas being celebrated in Antioch (Turkey) on … Continue reading

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25 Days of Christmas: Day 2 ~ Early Christianity

Early Christianity Christmas has to wait more than 300 years after the birth of Jesus before it began to be popularized in a meaningful way. Instead, the first Christians were focused on spreading the word about Christianity while avoiding official … Continue reading

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25 Days of Christmas: Day 1 ~ The First Christmas

The First┬áChristmas You might say that Christmas has been celebrated since the very night of Jesus’ birth, when, the Bible says, the angels announced his arrival on the plains of Bethlehem (in what is now Israel) in an event that … Continue reading

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