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-Was Jesus Really Born on December 25?

Q: We know that Jesus really wasn’t born on December 25th so why celebrate Christmas at all? A: We have answered this question about December 25th before. It is true that the Bible doesn’t really tell us what day Jesus was actually born on.  The only scriptural clue is that there were shepherds in the […]

-Christmas Q & A’s

                                               (Nativity: Wikipedia) As a special for this Christmas season, here are links to all of the Christmas Q & A’s from our archives:   1.  First the Christmas story itself: The Christmas Story: Where is it in The Bible?   2. What about Christmas itself- is it really a Christian Holiday?: -Isn’t Christmas a […]

-Isn’t Christmas a Pagan Holiday?

Q: Isn’t Christmas a pagan holiday? After all it originated with the Romans cerebrating the birth of their god Saturn on December 25. A: No. But a lot depends upon what you are celebrating. If you are celebrating the birth of Saturn then it is. If you are focused upon Santa Claus and his reindeer […]

-Christmas Bible Q & A’s

(Image by Loci Lenar via Flickr) Here’s links to all of the Christmas related Q & A’s from our archives: 1.  First the Christmas story itself: The Christmas Story: Where is it in The Bible? 2.  There seems to be a lot of interest in the ‘Wisemen’ (Magi) that visited Jesus: -Re: The Wisemen and […]

-Are the Wisemen Really Buried in Cologne?

(-Shrine of the Three Magi via Wikipedia) Q:  Is it true that the bones of the Three Wise Men are buried or supposedly buried in the cathedral in Cologne?  Thanks, Don A:  Yes, a Cathedral in Cologne, Germany does claim to be the final resting place for the Wisemen– Shrine of the Three Kings at […]

-Who Were the Wisemen?

  Q:  Who were the three Wisemen who gave the first Christmas presents? A:  We have written on the Wisemen before. The Story of the Wisemen is found in Matthew 2:1-12. Notice that the Bible really doesn’t tell us how many there really were, only that they brought three different gifts—gold, frankincense, and myrrh. It […]