Where did the Christmas holiday come from? How did it begin, and why?
Does it really honor Jesus Christ and celebrate His birth, or is there more to the story that most people don't know?
Did you realize that historians (and the Bible) agree that Jesus Christ wasn't born anywhere near December 25? Or that this particular date was well known for its pagan religious celebrations long before Jesus Christ was born?
What does a jolly old man in a fur-trimmed red suit called Santa Claus (who supposedly lives at the North Pole and is assisted by elves!) have to do with the birth of the Son of God? And what about reindeer and a flying sleigh?
How much do you know about the origin of the Christmas tree? How did holly come to be connected with the holiday, and why is mistletoe supposedly good for kissing?
Few people know why they believe or do the things they do—especially when it comes to their religious beliefs and practices.
If you want to discover the real facts about the strange history of Christmas, order this free Bible Study aid booklet - Holidays or Holy Days: Does It Matter Which Days We Observe?
Inside this helpful booklet, discover the shocking truths about several of the world's most popular holidays. Perhaps even more surprising is how they came to be connected with Jesus Christ and the Christian religion.
Historians tell us the Christmas celebration came from questionable origins. (Page 5)
The lure of profit has proven so strong that, since the 1870s, merchants have vigorously promoted Christmas . (Page 9)
Did the writers of the four Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John) consider Jesus' birth to be one of the most significant events for Christians to acknowledge or celebrate?... Did Jesus Christ tell us to celebrate His birth? No. (Page 11)
A careful analysis of Scripture, however, clearly indicates that December 25 is an unlikely date for Christ’s birth. Here are two primary reasons... (Page 12)