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Is Christmas Pleasing to the Lord?

Is Christmas Pleasing to the Lord?

The descent of the Lord Jesus brought the gospel of the kingdom of heaven to mankind. For the sake of redeeming mankind, the Lord Jesus was nailed to the cross. Man all experienced His love and salvation for them, and enjoyed His bountiful grace as well. Therefore, man established some festivals in commemoration of the Lord Jesus. But are these festivals pleasing to God or not? No one knows. I had pondered in my heart what God’s emotions of pleasure, anger, sorrow, and happiness are. But I found no answer, so I was in a great confusion.

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How Much Do You Know About Christmas

How Much Do You Know About Christmas

Every Christmas tree was decorated with twinkling illuminations; the adults were busy preparing for Christmas party; children happily exchanged Christmas gifts with each other…. The whole city is rife with Christmas atmosphere, and all people are enjoying the happiness brought by Christmas. The cheerful atmosphere also makes me feel better. And at the same time, I feel a little curious: Where does Christmas come from?

One of my good friends is a Christian. While we were chatting, I asked her about the origin of Christmas, and she told me, “Christmas is celebrated in memory of the birth of Jesus Christ who became the Son of man on earth and redeemed all mankind. At the beginning, Jehovah God set forth laws and commandments in the Age of Law. Then as man was corrupted by Satan and became eviler, they could not keep the laws and would be condemned to death at any time because of offending the laws. God couldn’t bear seeing the mankind He personally created perish this way. Therefore, in order to enable man to live on, God became flesh, did His work on earth, and finally accomplished the work of crucifixion and redeemed all mankind. As a result, those who believe in Him received the sin offering andwere forgiven of their sins as long as they pray to God. Just as the Bible says, ‘For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.’ (John 3:16)” Hearing her words, I couldn’t help sighing with emotion, “So there is such a great story behind Christmas!”

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