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Hi all. I want to wish each and every one of you a blessed and peaceful Christmas and a happy new year. I have taken the liberty of editing a couple of posts that have replaced Christmas with 'X-mas'. Christmas is a celebration of the birth of Jesus the Christ. If someone chooses not to celebrate His birth that is totally between that person and their creator. It is a personal decision of faith; to believe or not to believe; to follow Christ's teachings of not to follow Him. No one can make someone believe just as no one can make me not believe nor can anyone take my faith away from me. But please do not try to remove Christ from Christmas. It is an afront to those of use who are believers. The good news of Christmas is that "God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him." (John 3:17)

For those who have ears to hear - the Christmas story...
"In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world.
(This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.)
And everyone went to his own town to register.
So Joseph also went up from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to Bethlehem the town of David, because he belonged to the house and line of David.
He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a child.
While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born,
and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.
And there were shepherds living out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night.
An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were terrified.
But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.
Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord.
This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger.”
Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying,
“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men on whom his favor rests.”
When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, “Let’s go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about.”
So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger.
When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told them about this child,
and all who heard it were amazed at what the shepherds said to them.
But Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart.
The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen, which were just as they had been told." - Luke 2:1-20
 

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it is important that we teach the youth that Christmas is so much other than how much you can get under the tree. They need to see those gifts as rewards for being good and kind to one another. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!!!
 
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