Christmas (Biblical)

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

As the celebration of the birth of the Savior, Christmas calls attention to the mystery of the Incarnation, the vulnerable participation involvement of God in the human scene.

The New Testament offers no directive to celebrate the birth of Christ. The account of his birth is included in only two of the four Gospels, though references to it occur also in Galatians 4:4 and Revelation 12:15. Scripture gives no indication of the time of year when Jesus was born, although some have suggested that...


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