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What is Wrong With Christmas

What is Wrong With Christmas

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Some traditions are good and some traditions is in the same category as when Y’shua spoke against the “traditions of men” causing them to break the Commandments of YHVH.
Mat 15:3 But He answered and said to them, Why do you also transgress the commandment of Elohim by your tradition?
The same verse applies to us today when we do things that are in our culture or part of our traditions but it is not found in Scripture and it’s origins may also go against the Commandments in the Scripture. Is Christmas one of these traditions? Can we celebrate Christmas without transgressing the Commandments in Scripture? How do we know if Christmas is “safe” to celebrate so that we do not transgress YHVH’s Commandments?
Every tradition that we do, that has a spiritual connotation to it, must be researched to see where its roots are and where it originated. If the feast is rooted in Scripture then it is safe, but if it is rooted in some man made tradition or even worse, in a pagan form of worship, then the red lights start flashing and you should not have any part of it. In this study we will look into the celebration of Christmas, it’s roots and what the Scripture have to say about certain aspects thereof and if it is “safe” to celebrate as the Birthday of our Messiah?
Some traditions are good and some traditions is in the same category as when Y’shua spoke against the “traditions of men” causing them to break the Commandments of YHVH.
Mat 15:3 But He answered and said to them, Why do you also transgress the commandment of Elohim by your tradition?
The same verse applies to us today when we do things that are in our culture or part of our traditions but it is not found in Scripture and it’s origins may also go against the Commandments in the Scripture. Is Christmas one of these traditions? Can we celebrate Christmas without transgressing the Commandments in Scripture? How do we know if Christmas is “safe” to celebrate so that we do not transgress YHVH’s Commandments?
Every tradition that we do, that has a spiritual connotation to it, must be researched to see where its roots are and where it originated. If the feast is rooted in Scripture then it is safe, but if it is rooted in some man made tradition or even worse, in a pagan form of worship, then the red lights start flashing and you should not have any part of it. In this study we will look into the celebration of Christmas, it’s roots and what the Scripture have to say about certain aspects thereof and if it is “safe” to celebrate as the Birthday of our Messiah?

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Questions you need to ask your self? 
Why decorate evergreen TREES on the WINTER SOLSTICE? 
Why kiss under MISTLETOE? 
Where did "jolly old Saint NICK" come from.
Why do we put presents under a TREE? 
Is Christmas a Myth or found in Scripture? 
Can a true Believer celebrate Christmas? 
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Some traditions are good and some traditions is in the same category as whenY’shua spoke against the “traditions of men” causing them to break theCommandments of YHVH.
 
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The same verse applies to us today when we dothings that are in our culture or part of ourtraditions but it is not found in Scripture and it’sorigins may also go against the Commandments inthe Scripture. Is Christmas one of these traditions?Can we celebrate Christmas without transgressingthe Commandments in Scripture? How do weknow if Christmas is “safe” to celebrate so that wedo not transgress YHVH’s Commandments?Every tradition that we do, that has a spiritual connotation to it, must be researchedto see where its roots are and where it originated. If the feast is rooted in Scripturethen it is safe, but if it is rooted in some man made tradition or even worse, in apagan form of worship, then the red lights start flashing and you should not have anypart of it. In this study we will look into the celebration of Christmas, it’s roots andwhat the Scripture have to say about certain aspects thereof and if it is “safe” tocelebrate as the Birthday of our Messiah?
 
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To find the Roots of Christmas, we need to go back toa ancient time during the Babylonian kingdom. Priorto the Roman traditions regarding the season of theWinter Solstice we find that it originated from ancientBabylon, where the feast of the Son of Isis (Goddessof Nature) was celebrated on December 25, falling inthe same season.Babylon's supreme Sun-god, Bel, was worshippedalso in northern Syria. From one of the Sun-templesin Palmyra Syria, namely from the temple of Bel, the great image of Bel was removedand taken to Rome where it was erected. This was done by Emperor Aurelian ofRome, who was known as "the sun emperor." These SUN-worshippers were fearfulthat the SUN would continue to decline in the sky and not return and so celebratedthe WINTER SOLSTICE.In Rome, the Winter Solstice was celebrated many years before the birth of Messiah.The Romans called their winter holiday Saturnalia, honoring Saturn, the god ofAgriculture. In January, they observed the Kalends of January, which represented thetriumph of life over death.
This whole season was called Dies Natalis Invicti Solis, the Birthday of the Unconquered Sun 
. The festival season was marked bymuch merrymaking. This Feast was celebrated with rough partying, gluttonous eatingand drinking and gift-giving.This Feast was also celebrated in Mithraism where on December21st the SUN'S path in the heavens starts to rise. Franz Cumontwrote, "
The Mithraists also observed SUN-day and kept sacred the 25th of December as the birthday of the SUN 
(Textes etMonuments 1:339). Sir James Frazer says, "
The largest pagan religious cult which fostered the celebration of December 25th as a holiday ... was the pagan SUN-worship, Mithraism ... This winter festival was called ... 'The Nativity of the SUN.
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(The Golden Bough, p.471).
Tertullian wrote, "
Babylon ... is a figure of the city Rome 
". Augustine wrote that"
Rome was founded as the second Babylon and as the daughter of the former Babylon 
" (City of God 5:439). In the same book Augustine again said, "
Babylonia as the first Rome ... Rome itself is like a second Babylon 
" (ibid. p.371). Rome adaptedand build on the traditional foundations of Babylon and it was due to Rome that wefound the idea of Christmas celebration in the “Christian” (Catholic) faith. In northernEurope, many other traditions that we now consider part of Christian worship werebegun long before the participants had ever heard of the Messiah.Mario Righetti, a renowned Catholic liturgist, writes, "
the Church of Rome, to facilitate the acceptance of the faith by the pagan masses, found it convenient to institute the 25th December as the feast of the temporal birth of Christ, to divert them from the pagan feast, celebrated on the same day in honour of the 'Invincible SUN,' Mithras 
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This worked because the sons of Israel fornicated with them and they soonworshipped and bow down to their gods while worshipping YHVH, mixing the“traditions” in with the worship of YHVH and that caused a curse to come upon them.Balaam no longer has to curse Israel because YHVH anger was kindled againstthem. Do you want to be cursed by YHVH mixing in the traditions of the nations? Thisis a very serious matter and should not be taken lightly!Celebrating Christmas is one of those traditions that YHVH did not instruct us tocelebrate and where it is mentioned, it is condemned. No where will you find thatY’shua commanded the celebration of His birth and you will also not find any of theApostles or Disciples ever celebrating Y’shua’s birth and let alone Christmas.But you might say they are very sincere in doing these things and they do not know.You are right, but they are still sincerely deceived and should do what John wrote inRevelation “
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”. Areyou brave enough to stay ignorant and do things that are part of this System?December 25th (or the winter solstice) has been celebrated as the birthday of theSun god for 4000 years. Should we partake in anything associated with sun godworship? The Scripture says:
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