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Who says that nobody knows the date of Jesus' birth? The Messianic Jews have been celebrating the Birth of the Messiah (the Blessed Incarnation – not Christ-Mass), as fulfillment of the Feast of Tabernacles, for 2000 years. Jesus said that He came to fulfill the scriptures, of which the Levitical Feasts are a major part, to the last jot and tittle. Think ...


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Rakfisk is a traditional Norwegian dish, which is made by burying trout or char in the ground for several months, and then eaten without cooking. It is traditionally eaten around Christmas, but it is not a specifically Christian tradition (any more than turkey or mince pies). Since it is eaten at Christmas, the burying would have to have happened several ...


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February 2nd (40 day celebration, ending with the Presentation) People confuse the Christmas Season with the Christmas Shopping Season http://www.chastitysf.com/seasons.htm At Christmas we celebrate the Word become flesh, coming to dwell among us as the light of the human race, just after the darkest point of the solar year. Christmas, therefore, is a holy ...


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If you are looking for an answer that says "We know that Jesus was really born on December 25th and here is the evidence", you are going to be disappointed. There is no such evidence, and we don't know his birthday. (There is some circumstantial evidence that it was in Spring, but it's far from conclusive). December 25th was indeed arbitrarily chosen, and ...


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First of all 274 AD is the date the Cult of the Sun became an official Roman Cult, not the date a pagan festival was established. It appears that is was not until the mid 4th century that a the festival celebrating the Birth of the Sun was established in the Roman Empire. Christians had already calculated the birth of Christ to be on the 25th day centuries ...


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Why do we celebrate Xmas with a tree? Or at all for that matter? We can celebrate Christmas with a tree because the Bible does not prohibit it. Jer. 10 does not refer to the practice of celebrating Christmas and decorating a Christmas tree. Rather, it refers to the heathens (idolaters) cutting a tree out of the forest, making a wooden idol (a god), and ...



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