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"For the customs of the peoples are worthless; they cut a tree out of the forest, and a craftsman shapes it with his chisel. They adorn it with silver and gold; they fasten it with hammer and nails so it will not totter" (Jeremiah 10:2-4, New International Version).

Incorporating traditions used in worship of the pagan gods Mithra and Saturn (among others), Christmas has its roots in just about everything but Christ's birth. Find out where Christmas really came from and what God thinks about people observing it.

  • by Emma Kennebeck
If He came back tomorrow, would He recognize you as someone doing what He would do?
  • by Darris McNeely

Did His birth occur on December 25th? Can we even know when Christ was born...

  • by Kathy Sanny
The surprising commonalities between an obscure Old Testament man and the Christmas celebrations of today.
  • by Compass Check Editor
Was Jesus born on December 25—Christmas Day? The Bible doesn’t give us the date of Jesus’ birth.
  • by Tina Cason
Winter's holiday season doesn't have to be a dreary, dark time we long to get through.
  • by Steve Nutzman
As I write my column for this issue of Compass Check, we have just returned a couple of weeks ago from observing the Feast of Tabernacles and Eighth Day. It was a fantastic Feast for all of us.
  • by Steve Myers

Is the worship of Jesus Christ on Christmas really a biblical thing? Do you...