Holidays/Rituals

Content dealing with Christian holidays and various religious rituals

The Sabbath

Are Christians supposed to observe the sabbath as commanded by God to the Hebrews?  Which day really is the sabbath?  There are groups that believe that Christians are supposed to obey the true sabbath, which is Saturday, and there are those who claim that the sabbath was changed to Sunday by Constantine, and there are still others who believe that Christians are not commanded to observe a sabbath day.  This study is designed to present the biblical data to teach us about the sabbath doctrine.

Christmas and Christianity - An Overview

Many people throughout the world celebrate during the time of year that we label as Christmas. For the Christian this is a special time of year when the birth of Jesus Christ is celebrated. However, we must ask ourselves if Christmas is indeed a Christian holiday. Some hold that Christmas is not really a Christian holiday because of its pagan roots. Some hold that it is a Christian holiday because of the celebration and remembrance of the birth of Jesus Christ.

What is Christmas? What is the Christmas holiday season really about? We are going to briefly look at the Christmas season as it relates to Christianity and the practices of Christians today. We are going to take a cursory look at its origins and development in America specifically. This lesson is designed to present the facts about the Christmas holiday so that you can become liberated from any self-imposed or church-imposed bondages.

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