Question: When was the earliest Christ Mass performed ever? Answer: According to historian Bruce David Forbes in┬áChristmas: A Candid History: “Early Christians had no Christmas. The first written evidence of an annual celebration on December 25 commemorating the birth of Jesus comes from the fourth century. Epiphany developed a little earlier, in the eastern portion…

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Question: Do you, or the flock, there perpetuate the deceit that is the myth of Santa Claus? Thank you for your time. I apologize for repeatedly bugging you about things. I hope I am not a burden, I just don’t have very many people I can trust to ask difficult questions. Answer: I don’t mind…

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by Jeffrey W. Hamilton It is that time of year again when one holiday after another is observed: Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and then New Years. As usual for this time of year, the question arises as to how Christians are to treat these events. Should we celebrate them, or should we ignore them? Though ignoring…

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  I.         It is that time of year when one holiday after another is observed: Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and finally New Years.             A.        Usually this time of year also brings up the question of how we, as Christians, treat these celebrations?             B.        Many denominations do special events for these days                         1.         Christmas being the main one with denominations decorating…

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