Reformation of Christ's Birth Celebration

Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by T Alan, Dec 13, 2014.

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Would you support the "Reformation" of the Birth of Christ Celebration?

  1. NO

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  2. Yes

    35.3%
  1. T Alan

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    How much "support" do you think would be had if there were a "grass roots movement" among "Christians" which included 95 or so biblical reasons nailed, here, to the BB forum "door", not to "blend" the "celebration of the birth of Christ" and the fables of Santa Clause and trappings as is currently the case and known as "Christmas" here in the U.S.?

    Moving the true "Birth of Jesus Celebration" to a week in a month more likely to have been the actual month of His birth, let's say the Ninth Month and say the 25th day of that month.
     
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    I have more important matters to attend too than worrying about Santa Clause. Get a life my friend.
     
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    None, you give to much credit for some things and are obsessed. Celebrate it how you want to and let it go.
     
  4. Scarlett O.

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    You have a lot of words in quotation marks. I do that too, sometimes. (I have almost over killed on occasion.) :flower:

    I have a question as to why you have Christians in quotation marks. Are you saying that people who celebrate the traditional holidays with acknowledging Christ AND having a Christmas tree with gifts have a spiritual problem?

    No trying to put words in your mouth - just wanted some clarification on that.

    By-the-by - Santa Claus does not have an "e" on the end of his name. That's the spelling from the movie, "The Santa Clause" implying the Santa contract.
     
  5. InTheLight

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    I'd like to see these 95 reasons, or failing that, how about 10.
     
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    I voted NO OPINION
     
  7. T Alan

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    If this is the way you speak with friends....

    BTW, after searching your comments and post, I do see what your "more important matters" are and I wonder "really?". :tongue3:
     
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    I was "Christmas" shopping recently at the "Punctuation Store" and they had "double quotations" on sale BYGO, so I got a lot.

    Actually it's because the meaning of so many words have different meanings that the true definition.

    Only the ones that encourage parents to dress children up in pajamas and push hot chocolate on them while watching "The Polar Express".

    "Christians" often those who are followers in word only. (Lip service...)

    I will file you under the NO group. thanks for stopping by.:smilewinkgrin:
     
  9. T Alan

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    gagagagaga (Popeye voice)

    A "no opinion" vote is a "No" vote.

    Thanks for participating Salty.:thumbs:

    Saying nothing speaks loudly;)
     
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  10. T Alan

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    Certainly. They will be posted shortly. But that doesn't mean you will be able to "see" them. ;)
     
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  11. T Alan

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    I'd wager that this is one of the things the "Pope" said to Martin in 1517 ish.
    However, I do appreciate your stopping in.
     
  12. Salty

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    Actually he doesn't

    as SAG said, "I have more important matters to attend too than worrying ..."

    Now that I have wasted too much time on this thread... Dash away --- dash away...
     
  13. T Alan

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    Love that movie, don't you :). I do that a lot (too much caffeine not enough education) sorrow!
     
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    also,
    "his name" is fictitious so we can spell it any way we want too. Love ya, Mean it!
     
  15. T Alan

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    omitted from above
    "Christians" sometimes those who are doers not just hearers of the Word. (as used in the OP)
     
  16. InTheLight

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    Waiting...
     
  17. Salty

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    Not exactly - it is a dialectal pronunciation of Saint Nicholas, (15 March 270 – 6 December 343)

    and get this: In addition, some Baptist, Methodist,[Presbyterian, and churches have been named in honor of Saint Nicholas
     
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    More of the same .... instead of honest debate, too many board members have resorted to looking up dirt on others (in the archives and personal info page) and using it to formulate and CAST judgment! What does judging another add to the topic of this OP?

    I agree with everyone that was bold enough to say, let it alone, brother. If it works for you and yours, so be it. Nevertheless, not everyone is going to believe your doctrinal stands, so let them comment without a harsh, snide, innuendo suggesting some form of judgment!
     
  19. Salty

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    Not sure if I totally agree.
    Is this legalism to the extreme.
    The Puritans refuse to celebrate Christmas - so why not practice all the legalism they adhered to.

    Bottom line - where do you draw the line.
    Then
    Sit back and enjoy life!
     
  20. T Alan

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    I assume your between the ages of 17 and 22. Am I correct?
     

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