Christ in Christmas [It is fine if it is a Christian holiday for *you*, but when most current Christian holidays were commandeered from other religions, you can't really complain when they aren't treated like yours, or get commandeered by someone else.]
The Mystery Of The Pagan Origin Of Christmas: Jesus Was Not Born On December 25th But A Whole Bunch Of Pagan Gods Were. > > > "The Jesus of Nazareth who came forward publicly as the Messiah...and died to give his work its final consecration never existed." - Albert Schweitzer.
I am Christian, but isn't strange that it's okay to observe Easter and Christmas, but SO many churches won't celebrate Halloween because it is an "evil pagan" holiday! But, history reveals that us "Holiday-observing Christians" aren't so "Christian" after all! We are just continuing to practice pagan traditions that Constantine simply slapped a Christian "sticker" on!
This is good to remember..especially as we start seeing all those Christmas decorations ! We cannot allow ourselves to find ourselves attracted to things that have such horrible origins...origins that truly displease our Creator!