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Ho,Ho, Ho, Christmas is A Pagan Hoax
December 25 is not the day of Jesus Christ's birth
Welcome to our new Hub. This time we have a whopper of a subject for you! Jesus Christ was not born on December 25. This day was a Roman holiday kept to Mithra a pagan god. Jesus name was applied to this pagan's annual day of worship to make it seem "christian." in order to convert the Romans to followers of a Roman god once called Mithra but now called Jesus Christ. However, making something seem Christian when it is not breaks the first three of God's Ten Commandments. Trying to hide a pagan god's name under the Divine Godhead insults the Godhead of Father, Holy Spirit and Yeshua,Jesus the Christ. It makes it idolatry and a lie by using one of God's names, Yeshua, Jesus Christ, in the vain worship of a pagan god.
Millions keep this day as if it is something Yeshuat would have us do, but does He really accept this day as a day to acknowledge his birth? Is it even practicle for Jesus to have been born at this wintery time of the year in Bethlahem, Judea? Does he even condemn this practice? Lets find out what the inspired Word of God and history has to say about Christmas?
One of the first places to look would be to go to your public library and obtain books that cover the history of Christmas and you will find that the first time this Day was used to worship Christ was in the 4th centurty. It was an attempt by the Roman Catholic Church to accommodated the pagan practice for the worship of the Day called Saturnalia (a festival to the god, Saturn) and the date, December 25, was also the adaption of the birthday of Mithra (the sun god). Now instead of calling this an evil practice and opposing it, this Roman church fabricated and proclaimed that Jesus was born on December 25. This is absolutely not true and history proves otherwise. This is where the festival of Saturnalia and the birthday of Mithra were first used as a day to worship as the birthday of Jesus Christ.
Some of you may say, So what! And who cares if this is the background of Christmas? Does it really make any difference as long as we apply this day to Jesus Christ. It is evident that they do not understand the mind of Christ, Hebrews 13:8, Malachi 3:6. This thinking undermines the true worship of Jesus Christ and the Godhead. It is the way that seems right to unto men and women, but the end thereof are the ways to death, Proverbs 14:12. "Christianizing" of pagan practices on this day does not follow the Commands of God. We should flee this kind of idolatry that the apostle Paul mentioned in 1 Corinthians 10:14 and verses19-20 to flee having fellowship with devils through idolatry. "What am I saying then? That an idol is anything, or what is offered to idols is anything? Rather that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice they sacrifice to demons and not to God, and I do not want you to have fellowship with demons." So what the apostle Paul is saying here is that by placing the name of Christ on a demonic holiday, takes Christ's name in vain breaking the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Commandments by bearing a false witness against Christ and being blasphemous.
We are also told to abstain from every form of idolatry and keep ourselves from evil,1 Thessalonians 1:8-10; 5:22, Acts 14:8-15. Even the apostle John says we are to keep ourselves from idol worship, or from imitating what is evil,1 John 5:21, 3 John 11. We are not to have fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather to expose them, as Paul admonishes us to do in Ephesians 5:8-11. We must realize that we have inherited 1600 years of deceitful teachings that lead us away from the teachings of Jesus Christ.
The idea that Jesus Christ was born on December 25 is made up. There is enough evidence to show that he was born in the autumn of the year when the sheep would still be graising outside in good weather, rather than in the cold wet season. Certainly not in the snowy hill country of Bethlehem, Judea when the sheep were penned up for the winter, Luke 2:4-8,15-19. There are other verses that show that Jesus Christ was more likely to have been born on the Feast of Trumpets in the fall, We will get to these verses as we go along on this Hub.
All the practices surrounding a birth on December 25 with gifts, Christmas trees, (see Jeremiah 10:1-5: Learn not the way of the heathen...) etc. have their roots in paganism of the past and have no Bible foundation. The false claim that Christ was born in the winter on December 25 , Christmas, is so very misleading and is not from God. What is not from God in a spiritual nature is from Satan the Devil, Ephesians 6:12; Revelation 12:9; John 8:44. The fact is that the first Christmas kept by the Roman Church (a church founded in 135 A.D.) was associated with idolatry and wicked superstitious customs of the past, and Mithra the sun god; today, Santa Claus(see Revelation 2:6 & 15 - the Nicolaitanes are where Santa got his start), magic, sorcery, the god of materialism.
Do you really think that Jesus Christ would associate Himself with these wicked and evil things done in His name? Listen to what Jesus says to people that say they do things in His name but do not: Matthew 7:15-27 > "Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thisles? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down,and cast into the fire. Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them. Not everyone that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. Many will say to me on that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in your name? And in your name cast out devils? And in your name done many wonderful works? And then I will profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, you who work iniquity.
All this world's "paganized christian" religions, practice this deception of Christmas. Christmas was not among the earlist festivals of the Church ( These Festivals of God are found in Leviticus 23:1-44). It was not instituted in the first century by Jesus Christ but in the fouth century by the Roman Church in 336 A.D.. This means all that keep it now have received it as a gift from Rome via Martin Luther into the Protestant Reformation churches that keep it today along with pagan Sunday and Easter worship. The chosing of evil over good seems to be a more acceptible choice by those claiming to be "followers of Christ", 2 Corinthians 11:4-5. Hence, mother Rome gave birth to her harlot daughters, Revelation 17:5. How about that, Lutherism and Calvinism and every other form of new "paganized christian churches" that keep Christmas on December 25th. Is this what you follow?
So now how about that? As I have shown you in my other Hubs, that many Christians today are from the Lost Tribes of Israel. The majority of these "Christian" Israelites still follow these same pagan customs in the name of Christ that they did when the God of Israel ran them out of the nation of Israel in 721 B.C. for not worshipping the God of Israel. It is interesting to know that the prophet Ezekiel was supposed to be sent to the Lost tribes of Israel in his day but was murdered by the Jews in the Babylonian captivity. He never was able to deliver all of his message to the Lost Sheep of the House of Israel.
But today God calls those who follow Jesus to fulfill Ezekiel's mission today, just as we are called to fulfill Elijah's. Listen to what the God of Israel, Jesus Christ today, said to Ezekiel, "I send thee to the children of Israel, to a rebellious nation that has rebelled against me: they and their fathers have transgressed against me, even unto this day. They are impudent children and stiff hearted. I do send thee unto them; and thou shalt say unto them, Thus saith the Lord God. And they, whether they will hear, or whether they will forbear, (for they are a rebellious house,) yet they shall know that a prophet hath been among them, Ezekiel 2:3-5.
What would Jesus have his disciples say to the "Christian" Israelites today that Ezekeil would have said in his day to Israel if given the opportunity? Well, if you will turn to Revelation 18:1-3, 4-5, 24 and read what Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit inspired John to write to this present day House of Israel and even the Gentile nations: "After these things I saw another angel coming down fron heaven, having great authority, and the earth was lightened with his glory. And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying Babylon is fallen, and has become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean bird. For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornications, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies! "And I heard another voice from heaven saying come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues. For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities. And in her was found the blood of the prophets, and of the saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth" So now it is time to give up these PAGAN ideas and flee them now and their influence on you and all nations that follow her teachings.
It is for sure that those Christians that do observe God's Sabbath and keep his commandments are given this job of Ezekiel to warn present day Israel to stop following and keeping the pagan days like Christmas, Easter and Sunday worship. Take a look at our nation today in the USA, the biggest holiday today is Christmas. Our original forefathers did not keep this "day." During the Revolutionary War only the Hessian soldiers on the British side kept Christmas. We have now wandered very far from what our founding fathers were blessed for. No, they were not prefect but they tried to follow their Bibles the best that they could and God blessed this nation because of their effort to obey God. So where is your heart today? Is it with Jesus Christ and his Holy Days and Sabbaths or is it with Satan's pagan days. Now is the time to repent and turn back to the faith first delivered to us by Jesus Christ, Matthew 28:18-20; John 3:3-8,16-17; John 14:6, Acts 2:38-39.
It is also very true that the early Pilgrims and Puritans who settled in this country did not keep the Christmas tradition on December 25. This was because they understood it's pagan origins. Instead they treated it just like any other work day. They knew for fact that there was no biblical authority for the date of Christ's birth or for the celebration thereof. In all likelihood though Christ was born on the first day of the Hebrew civil new year the seventh month Tishri on the Feast of Trumpets. We will look further into this date for Christ's birth. This it is a very controversial subject today and should be made clearer
There are clues as to when the birth of Christ really occurred. Did you know that John the Baptist was born five months before Jesus Christ in the week of April 10, 4 B.C at the Passover of that year.. John's father was the Levite priest Zecharias and served in the course of Abijah, which started on a weekly Sabbath. The archangel Gabriel appeared to Zechariah , Luke 1:5-25, and told him he would have a son and he was to call him John. After those Days of Zacharias were completed and he was relieved of his duties Elizabeth conceived John, Luke 1:36. This was after Zecharias was relieved of his duties at the Temple on the 13th- 14th of July, 5 BC. Elisabeth's conception would have been on that weekend of July 13th and 14th and the birth Of John the Baptist would occur 40 weeks later.The normal gestation of Elisabeth's pregnancy would have been full term or 266 to 270 days. Mary's pregnancy would also have been full term. So counting when Jesus was conceived on the first day of the sixth month of Elizabeth's pregnancy mid December or mid January. This was when the angel Gabriel visited Mary and informed her that the Holy Spirit would conceive Jesus in her womb, normally 40 weeks later.. During Elisebeth's sixth month of pregnancy, Mary comes to her house to visit and stays for three months.
Now, Jesus was conceived in Mary's pregnancy, in either mid December or mid January of, 5 BC, and the required 40 weeks from Mary's conception would bring us to September 11, 3 B.C..as the due date for Christ's birth in the evening of that Hebrew New Year (1st Tisheri) and the Feast of Trumpets or Rosh Hashanah began.
So using this clue from Zecharias ministry in the Temple and Elizebeth's pregnancy term and Mary's visit to her in the sixth month, this shows the conception of Christ is in the first part of the last week of December or January and his birth occurring on September 11, 3 B.C., nine months or 40 weeks later on a major Holy Day of God's, the Feast of Trumpets. This proves that the December 25th, presumed to be Christ birthday is a hoax and a curse on those that keep it.. It is also interesting to note that the word Christ-mas means the death of Christ not his birth? You have cut yourself off from Christ when you place his name on Mithra's birthday.
So, Joy to the World, Christ's birthday was on the 1st day of Seventh Month, Tishri of God's sacred Calender. The Day called the Feast of Trumpets, Rosh Hashanah, Leviticus 23:24, 1Thessalonians 4:16, 1 Corinthians 15:51-58. Christ would never apply His name to the PAGAN Holiday called Saturnalia and birthday of MITHRA. Neither should we embrace anything that is of a PAGAN orgin! Christ is the Way and the Truth believe Him and follow Him, John 14:6, John 8:44-51.
Satunalia: The Real Roots of Christmas
- The December 25th Hoax
Try this link and find out why you should not keep this day to Christ, Its Mithra's birthday. Learn about St.Nicolas the first Santa Claus.
Origin of Jewish/Christian Holy Days: Old Testmant, Christmas, Easter, Halloween
- Mistakes Commonly Made in Telling the Story of the Birth of Christ
This link is for all that would like lots of details about all of God's Holy Days - Jewish and Christian and pagan days for all pagans and heathens. Have a nice Day!
Occult Holidays And Sabbats
- Occult Holidays And Sabbats
More bad stuff for those that like lots of details about why people keep certain days like Christmas and Easter or pagan occult days.
What's Wrong With Christmas?
Take a look and see what is not right with Christmas?
Make up your own mind to keep it or forsake it. Does it appeal to your carnal heart or your spiritual heart. Is Christ in this day or not?
What About Christmas
- Is Christmas Pagan
Here is a very good Messianic Webpage. See Christmas from a Jewish point of view. It is still pagan and does not make Yeshua Hamashiach happy when you keep it. So forsake it the way you would drop any hot fire that would burn you up!
Too Long In The Sun
- Too Long in the Sun - Richard Rives - Christmas - Easter - Sunday Rest - Sabbath
Here is more food for thought from Richard Rives. See how a pagan deity perverts the name of Jesus Christ and gives us a pagan Chrisrianity.
Chrismas Is a Lie
- ChristmasIsALie.com | THE CHRISTMAS LIE: It's Bigger Than You Think
The Patron "Saint" of Christmas was No Saint, he was a pedophile heretic