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Have a Puritan Christmas

Discussion in 'Polls Forum' started by Martin, Jan 7, 2007.

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  1. The Puritans

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  2. Modern Day Christian Pro-Christmas Advocates

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  1. Martin

    Martin Active Member

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    Read this interesting article/blog by New Testament scholar Andreas Kostenberger then answer the poll.

    "Any of you ready for a “Puritan Christmas”? Be careful now, because—some of you already guessed this—a Puritan Christmas is in fact—no Christmas at all." -SOURCE
     
  2. Martin

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    47 views and only 6 people have an opinion on this? I just can't believe that.

    This is not some side issue. This is a big deal. Should Christians celebrate Christmas? If so should we insist that the lost world do the same? Do we have a Biblical basis for our position? This is important folks. Mainly in a day when Christians are being forced into the closet (while the gays come out) and when Christmas is under attack (or so say some).
     
  3. Rufus_1611

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    No. Mass is for Roman Catholics.

    It makes sense for the world to celebrate Christmas.

    There is no Biblical basis for honoring Christ's birthday with a mass. The only scripture about this "holy day" is in Jeremiah 10.
     
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    The Puritans are an excellent example of why there needs to be a strict separation beteen chrurch and state, from both directions.
     
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