Questions about Christmas

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December 21, 2019 by directorfsm

While I do not always agree with their point of view QOTW normally strikes a balanced answer and leaves it up to the reader to be a Berean  examining for themselves what they read and seeking out the whole counsel of God daily. For that reason I chose to post this here in hopes y’all would do the same, Merry Christmas – Mike

QOTW – Special Edition: 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?

Is Christmas a pagan holiday?

Do some Christmas traditions have pagan origins?

How should Christians respond to the War on Christmas?

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?

Do the narratives of Jesus’ birth contradict each other?

Who/what is Krampus and what does it have to do with Christmas?

What is Yule, and what does it have to do with Christmas?

What is the Massacre of the Innocents?

Is the little drummer boy in the Bible?

Recommended Resource: The Case for Christmas by Lee Strobel

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