Significance of Christmas

Why we are celebrating Christmas?  We should have thought this question thousands of times in our minds by ourselves. The answer to this question differs and it is being with us everyone in our own aspects. Christmas celebrations to remember the birth the Jesus, Son of God is the story …

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Stories Behind Christmas Carols and Hymns

The original “Christmas carols” were technically pagan songs that were sung at Winter Solstice. As the Christmas holiday overtook this celebration, Christian songs were formed to replace the pagan ones. Ancient carols were written in Latin, therefore they were not very popular at first. For a while, the idea of …

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Joseph, Mary and Jesus Returning Home – Christmas Story

The gospels hint that the Holy Family had connections with two towns, Bethlehem and Nazareth, but in the end, they opted for the latter. Here is why Joseph, Mary, and Jesus went to Nazareth. Where were they living before Jesus was born? Luke’s Gospel tells us that Mary was from …

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The Star of Bethlehem – Jesus Birth and Christmas Story

The Star of Bethlehem

The Star of Bethlehem is one of the best-known and most widely-revered elements of the Christmas story. However, it is controversial in terms of whether the bright light that, according to the Bible and the Christmas story, guided the three Wise Men to the manger where Jesus was born was …

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The End of The Christmas Story – History of Xmas and Jesus

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The Christmas tale, even though a short one, is one that brings great joy, peace, and excellent news. Out of the 27 books located in the New Testament section of the Bible, the Christmas story is only found in the writings of Luke and Matthew, who were Jesus’ disciples and …

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All About the Wise Men in Christmas – Xmas Story

The Wise Men

The Birth of Jesus and the Wise Men Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea during the ruling of King Herod. After his birth, Magi came from the east of Jerusalem to see Christ. On arrival, the wise men asked where Jesus the king of Jews was born? A star …

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An Angel Visits Joseph in Christmas Story – Xmas Story

An Angel Visits Joseph

Upon receiving the news that Mary was with child and the child was not his own, Joseph has doubts about his decision for the future. But through this doubt, God has already created a plan for both of them. The Bible Story: Matthew 1:18-25 “This is how the birth of …

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