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Why Christmas Was Replaced With Xmas

Christmas icon The feeling of holidays is always more pronounced when December shows its face; the most celebrated Christian festival on the planet fills the atmosphere. Newly born babies are not exempted from the feeling of joy and happiness in homes across nations. In a country like Nigeria, my home, where there is almost equal divide between Christians and Moslems, the season is celebrated together! The controversy surrounding the origin of Christmas and whether or not it represent the actual day Jesus Christ, the reason for the celebration was born, is an issue only the Holy Spirit can resolve. Many bible scholars will tell you that from the Scriptural narrative, the Shepherd attending to their flock would not be found out in the open during winter, which December represent in Israel. The Angels heralding the arrival of the Messiah, the saviour of mankind met the shepherds in the open field at night, winter is colder at night than during the day.

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