Merry Xmas History - Christmas Time and Traditions


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Merry Xmas History

It’s that time of year again! I’ve noticed that men in red suits are loitering in malls, either asking for money or handing out fliers hoping you will deposit your holiday money with them. In the Philippines, business are required to give a 13th month pay at this time, yes, an extra full months wages (likely to make up for the starvation wages paid the rest of the year!). This fact has not gone unnoticed by retailers!

Well, people are making cookies, and buying cakes and candies!  I have joined the growing number of people living a New Life Style based on the scriptures.  I plan to keep my health, and avoid the cookies, cakes and candies!  I can use the extra cash to help someone just eat, now that will be a…

Merry Xmas!

I can hardly believe I said that.  I have usually said Merry Christmas, and have often said, “Let’s put the Christ back in Christmas!”  So what happened?  Well Jesus said, “The truth will make you free!”  Our brothers over at the Business Men’s Fellowship Global, or BMFG, have opened my eyes to the fact that, “Christ is, and always has been in Xmas.”

It may surprise you to learn that the “X” in Xmas has been used for more than 1,000 years!  It is not a plot to remove Christ from Christmas.  It is not a ploy by modern retailers to get more sales, by X-ing out Christ for non-Christians.  It actually not an “X” at all!  That is just one of the surprising facts I have learned in this article.

I suggest you take a little time to read The History of Xmas! It will surprise you to learn the truth!


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