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Questions about Christmas
We receive a lot of different questions about Christmas. Rather than focusing on any one particular question, we thought it would be more helpful for us to give you the list of our most frequently asked questions related to Christmas. Whether or not you choose to celebrate Christmas, rejoice with us that Jesus was born. Without that day around 2000 years ago in Bethlehem, Jesus could not have become the Savior of the world.
Should Christians celebrate Christmas?
What is the true meaning of Christmas?
How should Christians respond to the War on Christmas?
Do some Christmas traditions have pagan origins?
Should we have a Christmas tree?
Does giving gifts take away from the true meaning of Christmas?
Why is the virgin birth so important?
Was Jesus born on December 25th?
Is Christmas related to Saturnalia?
Was Jesus actually born in September?
What does the Bible say about the three wise men?
What should parents tell their children about Santa Claus?
What is an advent calendar? How does an advent calendar relate to Christmas?
Should a Christian celebrate Hanukkah (Christmaskah)?
What is Epiphany / Three Kings’ Day and should Christians celebrate it?
What is Christmastide?
What was the star of Bethlehem?
Does Luke's claim that Jesus was born in Bethlehem at the time of Quirinius' census match the historical record?
Why did the Magi bring gold, frankincense, and myrrh to Jesus?
Is it wrong to say "Xmas" instead of "Christmas"?
What year was Jesus Christ born? When was Jesus born?
What is the origin of Christmas?
What is Kwanzaa? Should a Christian celebrate Kwanzaa?
What is a Christmas nativity?
Why was Jesus born in a manger?
What does it mean that baby Jesus was wrapped in swaddling clothes?
What is the meaning of Noel?
Where was Jesus born?
What is Advent?
What is the Annunciation?
What are holy days?
What are Chreasters?
Why do we celebrate Christmas?
Recommended Resource: The Case for Christmas by Lee Strobel
Reprinted with permission of "GotQuestions.com"
Pastor Bob Morgan is the founding pastor of HCCF. His pastor's "heart-cry" is to see God glorified through the liberating power of the Gospel by leading people to freedom in Christ, and positive, biblical life-change.