Christmas

Understanding the Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Jesus

Christmas is an annual commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ, celebrated generally on December 25 as a religious and cultural holiday by billions of people around the world. A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it closes the Advent season and initiates the twelve days of Christmastide. Christmas is a civil holiday in many of the world's nations, is celebrated by an increasing number of non-Christians, and is an integral part ... View more

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01/06/2017

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An Advent Message Still Meaningful on the Feast of Epiphany
09/20/2014

Christmas Eve - Dec 24, 2013

Christmas Eve - Dec 24, 2013
09/20/2014

Christmas Through The Eyes of Calvary [Audio]

Christmas Through The Eyes of Calvary [Audio]
09/20/2014

What Should I Feel At Christmas? - Audio

What Should I Feel At Christmas? - Audio
09/19/2014

Newsroom.lds.org podcast - Mormon Christmas Traditions Reflect Family, Servic...

Newsroom.lds.org podcast - Mormon Christmas Traditions Reflect Family, Service and Spirit - 21 December 2007
01/07/2017

Glory, glory, glory!

A study of the meaning of "glory"
09/20/2014

Christmas Candlelight Service

Christmas Candlelight Service
09/20/2014

Christmas Presence - The Power of Immanuel :

Christmas Presence - The Power of Immanuel :
12/26/2015

A Christmas Surprise (Sufi Artists play Christmas Carols)

Tradtional Sufi Muslim musicians play traditional Christmas Carols in show of love.
03/01/2017

"Happy Lent" ?

An Ash Wednesday Homily // Originally posted on The Unexpected Pastor
01/06/2017

You are a Cherished Child.

A commentary on creative power coming to you.
12/24/2015

A CHRISTMAS PRAYER

TEACHING COMMENTARY AND PRAYER
11/29/2016

Come Together

A Short film about Christmas by Wes Anderson starring Adrian Brody
01/15/2017

To Serve Or Not To Serve?

One of the best ways to be the expression of God is to use the gifts He has deposited in you. God has given you a gift, talent, and ministry. What ...
01/17/2017

Did God choose Trump? What it means to believe in divine intervention

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09/20/2014

Christmas Through The Eyes of Bethlehem [Audio]

Christmas Through The Eyes of Bethlehem [Audio]
01/04/2017
09/20/2014

Christmas Presence - The Power of Immanuel :

Christmas Presence - The Power of Immanuel :
12/24/2015

THE BISHOP’S CORNER – “Our Hypocrisy Knows No Bounds”

Bishop O.W. Prince offers a unique and scripturally sound perspective on the apparent hypocrisy that exists in Contemporary Christianity. He expose...
09/20/2014

Christmas Presence - The Power of Immanuel

Christmas Presence - The Power of Immanuel
01/23/2017

Light shinning in the darkness

more unites than divides us
05/18/2016

Asi Andando - Thus it Comes (The Virgin Birth at Bethlehem)

SAVAE recreates, based on historical musical texts and information, what the music created in the 16th and 17th century Mesoamerican Catholic missi...
12/03/2015

New York's Great Hanukkah Blackout

How can one tiny candle outshine thousands of sparkling lights...
12/18/2016

Why December 25th for Christmas?

Everyone assumes that early Church authorities chose December 25th for Christmas to coincide with the already popular Roman holiday of Saturnalia. ...
02/02/2017

An Islamic Definition of Neighbor

Outreach is good, dialogue is great, and kindness to your neighbors is fantastic.

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