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Christmas Celebration Tomorrow

We invite you to a Christmas celebration tomorrow at 7:00 a.m. We will have sheep, donkeys and wise men on hand to set the mood. We will also have a special sermon on the Christmas season. Strange, you say? What would be wrong with having Christmas in April? What’s wrong with having it on Easter Sunday? There is as much authority in the Bible for celebrating Christ’s birth on Easter Sunday as there is on December 25-NONE! Likewise, there is the same amount of authority for having special Easter celebrations and services.

The Spirit said for us to do ALL in the name of Jesus–by His authority (Col. 3:17). Since there is no mention in the Bible about Christmas or Easter celebrations, there is no authority for them–they are lawlessness (1 Jn. 3:4; Matt. 7:21-23).

Are we against remembering the resurrection of our Lord? No! We remember it every week in the Lord’s Supper (Matt. 26:26-28; Acts 20:7). What we are against are the doctrines and commandments of men (Matt. 15:7-9). Christmas and Easter were both adopted from paganism. Paul warned about such things (Phil. 2:8, 20-23; Gal. 4:9-11).

Steven F. Deaton

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  1. Bro.Ch.Prasanthkumar

    Greetings in Christ
    From br.Prasanth kumar.ch. Preaching at church of christ ,Vizianagaram and Rajam cities. A.P. india. We studied Your materials very valuable information about the Bible.thanks a lot. We would like to request to you we will use your materials in the Lord’s work here, kindly give me the permission and we we would like to translate into my native language (Telugu),and help for the printing this material s. We are praying for you and your work.kindy Pray for us and our work. We look forward hearing from you..In Christ.. Bro.Ch.Prasanthkumar, Cell:+918985510058

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    • Kyle Campbell

      Yes, brother. Use the material as you wish. God bless you and help you in all things in Christ.

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