What is the true definition of Christmas?

What is the true definition of Christmas?

The true meaning of Christmas is the celebration of this incredible act of love. The real Christmas story is the story of God’s becoming a human being in the Person of Jesus Christ. Why did God do such a thing? Because He loves us! Why was Christmas necessary? Because we needed a Savior! Why does God love us so much?

What is Christmas and why do we celebrate it?

We celebrate Christmas because, as the angel said, the birth of Jesus Christ is “good news.” Good news is meant to be celebrated. In fact, the angel said the news of Jesus’ birth would cause “great joy” and would be “for all the people”—the joyful celebration would be universal. People around the globe would be glad for this occasion.

What should Christmas really mean?

Christmas should be a time when people forget their problems and form a fellowship with one another because that is what Jesus wants. Everyone should be able to put aside their differences and live as a loving, Christ-centered family. Christmas is more than gifts; being surrounded with those you love is the greatest blessing you can have for your life.

What does Christmas have to do with Jesus?

Jesus came in the flesh as a little baby that first Christmas so that He could bear our punishment at the Cross, and then conquer death by rising from the dead. The first man Adam brought death, suffering, and the Curse into the world through his sin, but the last Adam, Jesus Christ, will do away with those things.