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The real reason for Christmas

letters to children for the twelve nights of Christmas
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  • English
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Doubleday , Garden City, N.Y
Christmas -- Juvenile literature., Chris
About the Edition

Twelve illustrated letters explain in simple terms the true reasons for celebrating Christmas.

Statementby Margaret Taliaferro.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV45 .T33 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination[127] p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3782075M
ISBN 10038518106X
LC Control Number81022187
OCLC/WorldCa8133226

This book is simply and beautifully written. It makes me feel peaceful during the Christmas season. It slows down my mind and helps me remember the real reason of Christmas.

Great for children but adults and new Christians, too.5/5(4). This brightly illustrated book does a wonderful job explaining different Christmas symbols: lights, Christmas trees, angels, and presents; in light of the true meaning of Christmas, Jesus' birth.

My 3-year-old son loves this book and asks for it more than he does the Santa Claus books/5(12). Thank you Mrs. T., for your letters.

This book is a treasure and sure to be loved by children and parents alike as they sit down together each day to read and remember "The Real Reason for Christmas".5/5(4). This brightly illustrated book does a wonderful job explaining different Christmas symbols: lights, Christmas trees, angels, and presents; in light of the true meaning of Christmas, Jesus' birth.

My 3-year-old son loves this book and asks for it more than he does the Santa Claus books/5(12). Christmas is the result of Roman emperors’ search for a creed that would unite the many different cultures under their sway.

By the third century A.D., it was evident that the staid gods of the. Thank you Mrs. T., for your letters. This book is a treasure and sure to be loved by children and parents alike as they sit down together each day to read and remember "The Real Reason for Christmas".5/5.

The real reason for the Christmas season is to confuse and deceive people about what the Bible teaches about Jesus' miraculous birth. Satan the devil has done a superb job of mixing a good amount of deception with a little bit of truth to produce a religious holiday that deceivingly appeals to.

A mother tells her child the reason behind making Christmas cookies. The story encourages him to be generous and to share the true meaning of Christmas with others.

A Real Christmas book Published by User, 13 years ago This brightly illustrated book does a wonderful job explaining different Christmas symbols: lights, Christmas trees, angels, and presents; in light of the true meaning of Christmas, Jesus' birth.5/5(2).

And, yes, that might mean “a prize Turkey” at Christmas. (Dickens could not resist a description of food in sensuous detail.) But the real salvation that Scrooge gives to the Cratchit family is The real reason for Christmas book raise. As Scrooge and the Ghost of Christmas Past watch Tim, his father holding his lame hand.

The Real Reason for Christmas And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. -  Philippians Do you plan on taking the time Author: Advent Devotionals. Children's books that depict the real reason for Christmas.

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Christmas exists because we have sinned. If Genesis chapter 3 didn’t happen we wouldn’t need Christmas. If we had a pure, true relationship with God, we wouldn’t need Christmas.

If mankind had trusted God to determine what is good and evil, we wouldn’t need Christmas. Christmas is not about the Savior's infancy; it is about His deity. The humble birth of Jesus Christ was never intended to conceal the reality that God was being born into the world. But the modern world's version of Christmas does just that.

And consequently for the greater part of humanity, Christmas has no legitimate meaning at all. Many of the most popular Christmas customs – including Christmas trees, mistletoe, Christmas presents, and Santa Claus – are modern incarnations of the most depraved pagan rituals ever practiced on earth.

Many who are excitedly preparing for their Christmas celebrations would prefer not knowing about the holiday’s real significance. Christian poem 'The Real Reason For Christmas' by Gertrude Jefferies.

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Images Activity Sheets Books Poetry. Christian Poems The Real Reason For Christmas. The Real Reason For Christmas. by Gertrude Jefferies.

It's easy to get caught up in the rush Of baking, shopping and presents. Maybe that's because I already know the purpose of Christmas. Maybe this book is written more for those who don't already know the meaning of or purpose of Christmas.

The author makes good points and the writing style is cohesive and readable.4/5. Christmas is the annual Christian festival celebrating Christ's birth, held on December Learn all about the history and meaning of Christmas, it's origins both Christian and Pagan celebrations.

Thankfully, there are so many amazing Christian Children’s Christmas books that we can use to share the great news of Jesus’ birth. After all, he is the reason for the season. These Christian Children’s Christmas Books are ideal for creating a new tradition of reading each night the twelve days before Christmas.

Yet this was the reason Jesus came; therefore, He chose to be obedient to the very end, humbling Himself to the point of dying a humiliating death on a Cross and thereby purchasing our eternal salvation.

So as you celebrate Christmas tonight and tomorrow, be sure to remember the real purpose of Christmas. Nearly all aspects of Christmas observance have their roots in Roman custom and religion.

Consider the following admission from a large American newspaper (The Buffalo News, Nov. 22, ): “The earliest reference to Christmas being marked on Dec. 25 comes from the second century after Jesus' birth.

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It is considered likely the first. Alternatively, The Oxford Book of Christmas Stories complied by Dennis Pepper covers a wide range of Christmas themes as told by authors from Charles Dickens to Jacqueline Wilson. Funny, poignant and even ghostly these will bring a different kind of awe and wonder to story of the nativity.

The real reason for Christmas: letters to children for the twelve nights of Christmas. [Margaret Taliaferro] -- In twelve letters the author explains the reason for celebrating Christmas.

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[Margaret Taliaferro] -- Twelve illustrated letters explain in simple terms the true reasons for celebrating Christmas. Theres more to Christmas than presents.

Theres more to Christmas than presents. The fun and thoughtful ideas in 1, Ways to Celebrate Christmas instill how to keep others in mind, especially those for whom the holiday season can be difficult.

From homemade cards to cookie recipes and ideas about how to give back to your community, readers of all ages will be encouraged toPages:   The following article is an excerpt from Rick Warren's The Purpose of Christmas. Christmas is a party. Specifically, it's a birthday party — for.

Discover a variety of Christmas books for children, introducing and teaching kids of all ages about Jesus' birth and the first Christmas.

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Christians celebrate Christmas Day as the anniversary of the birth of Jesus of Nazareth, a spiritual leader whose teachings form the basis of their religion. Popular customs include exchanging. Many people get lost behind the hustle and bustle of Christmas - the presents, the tree and the decorations.

However, we should always remember the true meaning and reason behind Christmas. The Case for Christmas invites readers to consider why Christmas matters in the first place. Somewhere beyond the traditions of the holiday lies the truth. This little book is perfect as a gift or for use in ministry during the Christmas season or any other time of the year.On Christmas Eve and Christmas morning, read the story of Jesus and His birth before you open presents.

This will help your children remember to be grateful for the true blessing of the holiday. 6. The real reason for Christmas is the gift we have received from God, so we need to give back to him worship and a life centered on him. Thank God for his gift and ask him to give you the courage to take this gift to others.