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Satan's Sabbaths: Christmas

Satan's Sabbaths: Christmas Introduction What should a true disciple of Jesus think when it comes to "Christmas"? The majority opinion is that the holiday commemorates the most significant historical event of all time: the advent of God's son Jesus sent to bring salvation to the world. But where did the celebration come from, and what are the implications? Various Sources on the Celebration One has to be willfully ignorant to ignore the following facts: The Catholic Encyclopedia :“Early Christians did not observe birthdays, not even Christ’s birth. The Catholic theologian Origen, a.d. 185–232, acknowledged that ‘In the Scriptures sinners alone, not saints, celebrate the birthday’.” The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge : “The pagan festival with its riot and merrymaking was so popular that Christians were glad of an excuse to continue its celebration with little change in spirit and manner. … Christian preachers of the West and the Near East protes