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Why I do not celebrate "Christmas": The Jewish Jesus. (Part 1)

Updated on September 26, 2012

Symbol of the Empty Cross:

"He is not here, he is risen!"
"He is not here, he is risen!"

Why are the biblical holidays so important?

This will be the first in an installment of reasons why I do not celebrate Christmas on December 25. I am saying this on September 11th for a reason, because we should not be sad on a day that our savior was born. I will go into detail about that date, which I believe to be correct, in further posts. For now, let's get back to this hurdle most Christians have with regards to "Jewish" holidays, considering we worship Jesus as Christ, and conveniently forget that Jesus was a Jew.

Keep all that in mind, as you read on about this very important topic, and please enjoy learning more about a God so powerful, that He forgave His killers, and resurrected His own flesh body, with mere will power. He's that awesomely powerful.

Moving on: What follows is an answer I posted to someone's question here, but I felt it necessary to share it here, too:

Jesus Christ is God in the flesh, and no other possibility is left open when seeing this from a... Jewish perspective.

From a Christian perspective, we celebrate seemingly arbitrary holidays, like "Christmas" and "Easter", even knowing that they are of pagan origin! But the Jewish holidays, the very Holy Days of God that are mentioned in the "older-part" of THE Testament: Why are we a house divided?

God split the Ten Commandments into two separate tablets for a reason. Ten seems like a logical number for God to pick, since the number itself is related to the tribe of "Israel (10 tribes)", and not "Judah (2 tribes)" who sinned continually. Yes, Israel sinned too, but Judah took it to the extreme and took in pagan rituals in service to... God?

Don't think it isn't true. Look at the (supposed) "Star of David" on the Israeli flag. Look at the 6-pointed star on the pope's hat. It's the same star, the star of Remphan (Acts 7:43), mentioned by name in Stephen who was about to be stoned to death for rebuking their sun worship. Because if you see the negative space in the "Star of David", you will notice that it is an image of the sun.

This star originated within the reign of King Solomon, who after being visited by the "Queen of Sheba" (Likely, Ethiopia, former kingdom of Egypt territory which was the "upper" kingdom), brought in sun worship into the very temple of God, to profane His sanctuary. Solomon simply named the star, in honor to his father, David. And ever since, the two tribes of Judah, have been struggling in vain with their sun worship.

"Now the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was six hundred threescore and six talents of gold," - 1st Kings, Chapter 10, verse 14. Do you think that Solomon got 666 talents of gold in one year, by chance? Or do you think God was telling us something, in order that we know what to look for in the future? It is ALL related and interwoven.

Sun worship rules the world, and controls the minds of the religious to cause them to sin. In error, they believe God told them to go to war, or some other such nonsense, and do things that God commanded us not to do.

This "Revelation" comes from none other than Jesus the Messiah. The biblical holidays, the Holy Days of God, are a part of that testimony. It all relates to prophecy, and how Jesus really is, God in the flesh.

This is why the story of the Passover is so much more beautiful in Jesus, through Jewish eyes. I can not deny my Messiah.

Next, we'll go into the actual conception, birthday, and death on the cross, and what each one means from that perspective. I will not claim to know it all, or even say that I came to these conclusions on my own. No, this kind of stuff is all over the internet right now, anyone can find it if they look. I don't think this is all happening by chance, and I do believe the Holy Spirit to be moving among His people. He's calling us all back to Israel, oh lost sheep of Israel! Heed the call!

Be a leader, and stand up for Jesus Christ. Don't be afraid. Lead people to Christ.

And if this is your first time reading something religious, I'm asking you to please consider that Jesus was more than just a man, more than just a myth. Believing that one day we will all be together in a place without war and evil, is a beautiful picture I just want to share with you. It is only possible through Jesus, and this raises some big questions which I am willing to answer in future works.

Part 2, soon...


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    • Ceegen profile image
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      James 4 years ago from Maine, USA

      I never got notifications for new comments on this hub, and so for what it's worth (11 and 6 months later), thanks for reading! God bless!

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      shofarcall 4 years ago

      Hello Ceegan,

      I am encouraged to find a site like yours on hub pages. I too have been given a heart to pray for the Jewish people and have a great interest in their land and feasts etc. I cherish the Old as well as the New Testament. They are bound together and are one as are we and the Jewish people and the vine - we belong to Him who is Lord of All. King of Kings.

      It saddens me how little Christians know of their roots. How little they are taught. How minimal their curiosity is to know and understand more. God Bless.

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      Judah's Daughter 5 years ago from Roseville, CA

      I'm Irish, also! And I am THANKFUL to be a part of the cultivated olive tree!

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      James 5 years ago from Maine, USA

      Judah isn't divided like the house of Israel currently is. The ten tribes of Israel are the most dispersed group of Jews throughout the world. God said that Israel would be the "fullness of the Gentile nations" - And we are.

      I'm an Irish-Sephardi Jew.

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      Judah's Daughter 5 years ago from Roseville, CA

      I fully agree with you that 1) Jesus is GOD and 2) He was born on September 11th. I have a hard time with your teaching regarding Judah, mainly because our God and Savior, Jesus Christ, chose to be born through the tribe of Judah. When Gentiles are grafted into Christ, thus grafted into the cultivated olive tree (Rom 11), would that not include the tribe of Judah? Jesus is called the Lion of Judah and thus my handle, "Judah's Daughter". I rejoice in Him!

      I praise God you know Him and that He's revealed His disdain for 'Christ-Mass' on Dec 25th, Santa Claus (St. Nicholas) and all the pagan 'holi-days'. This is just a basic NO for ANY Christian who claims to LOVE GOD! They need to STOP practicing these PAGAN, abominable things in the name of GOD! Sadly, they won't, unless God Himself puts it in their hearts, when they're ready to receive it and heed. It's the biggest LIE of deception sunk into their minds, thinking they can take something so unholy (including the Christ-Mass tree) and stamp the holines of God on it. Oh, that they 'come out of her'!!