Happy birthday Jesus! Thank you Lord for sending us your Son! Merry Christmas everyone! Enjoy this time with family and friends and remember the reason for this holiday! Jesus Christ is our savior and we remember at this time why it was He came to Earth as a child, to die for our sins that … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
The "mas" in Xmas means "mass" as in a Catholic worship mass. So the X stands for Christ and the mas stands for mass so it means "Christ mass". But wait a minute! If mass is associated with Catholicism, why would Protestants have anything to do with such a term? Well, what exactly is mass? … Continue reading Xmas – Part 2
There are those who have a strong reaction to this term "Xmas". The feeling is often as if Christ is being crossed out of the holiday. However, that is not what was is intended at all. It is a long-time used term. The X is actually the closest equivalent to the Greek chi character which, … Continue reading Xmas
Merry Christmas to all my readers and your families! Enjoy this time spent with family and remember the greatest gift we could be given was given to us by God in the birth of His Son! I'll get back to regular posts next weekend.
Christmas or Christ mass (as the name comes from Roman Catholicism) is a widely observed holiday by Christians and non-Christians alike, albeit not always in the same way. The term Xmas refers to the Christian holiday and should not be confused as a way to remove Christ from Christmas as the X is there to … Continue reading Christmas