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What is your favorite Christmas Greetings?



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What is your favorite Christmas Greetings?

It's Christmas Time again and even though it's quite an old tradition, it's the only time of year when I send some snail mail.  I love sending Christmas Cards and it's a long time family tradition. But instead of sending them via mail I would hire a motorized messenger for a day to deliver it to the recipients home with a box of fruit cake or cookies which they could have on their table come Christmas Eve for the whole family to enjoy.  It's a surprise and it's cheaper than giving them gifts.  And they'll always remember to get me a good gift.  HoHoHo.

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stbrians

The Christmas greetings is only one. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. In my hometown, they say . Haki nuria. Which literally means why not eat. It calls for celebration.



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nrnlss

That's really cute, me too I would like to be greeted like that.



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stbrians

Haki nuria. There are no holidays without celebration. We have to eat. One problem is that we eat and forget January will come with its requests. I love the people who begin planning for Christmas in March or earlier. They reach there when they are ready.



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Steve5

That's funny. It's nice that people there also celebrate the time for feast and good cheer. I like how we're all having a merry time during Christmas. The best part is we get to see our loved ones.



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allyn2017

Yes, it is a season that makes everyone jolly, I even know a non-believers who still celebrate Christmas because it's fun.



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Steve5

We can only hope that it'll somehow inspire them to share in the faith little by little. I feel like non-believers are more open to learning more about God during Christmas. It's a great time to celebrate healing and miracles.



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theresajane

What language is this? It's really cute. I would like want to say it on Christmas to my friends.



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superlicca

I agree with another member that your greeting and its meaning are so cute. It is interesting to know how other people say the Christmas Greetings in their own language.



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allyn2017

It's unique way of greeting but by its meaning you know that they really celebrate Christmas well.



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Steve5

Yes, it's cute and funny. We can actually find out how people say their unique greetings from all around the world. In the past, we only get to read about them in books. But now, we can simply visit YouTube to learn more about how different cultures celebrate the holidays.



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Wenkx03

I like that. Our family really likes anime and other japanese movie. So after greeting everybody Merry Christmas we always shout in chorus Itadakimasu which means thank you for the food.



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Kakashi2020

That's a good greeting borrowed from the Japanese. I like this Japanese custom very much but I only here it whenever we eat in a Japanese restaurant.



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emiaj55

This greeting is very welcoming. I would feel at home if I am greeted like that. It fits Christmas.



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mark8625

Sounds interesting indeed. Christmas is one of the best time of the year that people would love to enjoy. I really like celebrating christmas and giving them a unique and yet simple greetings is enough.



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Kakashi2020

It just shows that Christmas has no boundaries and each nation or in this case each family have their own unique way of greetings during Christmas.



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davedaot04

Yep, I kind of feel sad after Christmas and New Year because those are the times where everyone are just happy celebrating life, celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ and just for some time the world is in peace and everyone's happy, I just hope it's Christmas everyday.



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jeffreyjose48

My greetings is also the same with you. Merry Christmas and Prosperous New Year. In our native language, Malipayon nga paskua kag mahamungayaon nga bag-ong tuig. That is how we say it here.



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achikeziah

I also say merry Christmas and a happy new year.



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achikeziah

Christmas will be merry if we truly know the meaning of it.



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achikeziah

Christmas is not just a time of greeting. It is a time of loving. God loves us.



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achikeziah

Christmas is also a time of sharing. God shared His only begotten Son to us.



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achikeziah

Christmas is the best time to be with our loved ones.



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achikeziah

We can greet our loved ones through sending them messages through our phones.



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achikeziah

We can say it when we are truly happy in Christmas.



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achikeziah

Christmas is a time to love. Let us love one another.



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achikeziah

I want to wish you a merry Christmas and a happy new year.



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achikeziah

Let me greet everyone. A merry Christmas and a very happy new year.



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achikeziah

Jesus is the reason for Christmas. He came to be born in a manger.



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achikeziah

That is how Jesus loves us. He came down on earth to give us His life.



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achikeziah

Now is the time to be happy. It is Christmas time.



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achikeziah

He was King yet He was willing to be born in a manger.



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achikeziah

Jesus was a son of David. He is new born king of the Jews.



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edencaga

At first I thought its a Japanese because of the word Haki knowing that they also have that word. They are right, it really sounds cute to say that word to everyone.



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amelia88

That’s such a sweet idea to deliver cake or cookies to your loved ones - definitely memorable! Makes me want to do something similar for the important people in my life, I think it would make them all feel really special!



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nrnlss

Me too, but I am afraid that they won't like it.



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Steve5

I think so too. It's kind of a sad truth. We do special things for the people we love most. So if we're not giving it our best effort, then it probably says something about us or how we feel towards them.



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Kakashi2020

I started doing it when I got married, I would bake batches of butter cookies, peanut butter cookies and chocolate chip cookies and put them into jars which I bought in the mall, then I'll tie a ribbon and along with a Christmas card I'll give it to relatives, close friends and neighbors and they would reciprocate with a lot of gifts come Christmas time. I usually deliver it on the 23rd or in the morning of the 24th.



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nrnlss

If I would be honest, I would like to be greeted with gifts, because who doesn't like gifts? But, if they don't have budget a merry Christmas will do.



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Barida

We all want gifts during the celebration of Christmas. However, there is need for us to always give to those people that will have the need of getting a gift from us during this period as well.



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Steve5

You can simply buy something that's well made. Like a great flavor in one of those cake shops. I'm sure they'll appreciate it. Everyone seems to be in a good mood during the holidays.



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theresajane

We all love to receive Christmas gifts. Even those who say that they'll be happy with a simple greeting are expecting gifts deep inside.



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mark8625

Receiving a special gifts to someone is very much appreciated. You are right, you dont need to buy expensive gifts or even a gift, simple greetings from you is enough.



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NerdIndeed

I don't. Gifts are good, but I need cash. LOL!



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koki12346

I like sending out Christmas cards but not via mail. I don't have that much people that i would sent them to so i do it by hand. That was always better for me than sending them via mail. Some old-school is always good.



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theresajane

That is very thoughtful of you. I only give Christmas Cards when I was still a kid. Now, I don't do stuffs like that, but I always find people very thoughtful for giving Christmas cards during the special season.



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Bravosi

Christmas gift cards are an excellent idea, don't know how I didn't think of it previously. It's both cheap and a very warm way to say that you care. Do you write each card individually or apply a special unique text always?



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nrnlss

I agree with you, and with a hand written letter inside.



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Kakashi2020

Handwritten letters really adds warmth and spirit to your Christmas greeting. It's a rarity nowadays and is one thing that needs to be preserved as a tradition.



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Steve5

My favorite Christmas greeting are letters. The simple effort of sending someone your warm regards is heartening. It fills you with so much joy. Especially, when they send you a reply and something nice in return.



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amelia88

I think these days a handwritten letter is all the more special since so many people just send out electronic messages. Receiving something in the mail makes you feel extra loved!



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YoloBoy

One of the best Christmas greetings you can get is Merry Christmas always. In our hometown we say "Maligayang Pasko" which is the same thing. When you say this to a person it really puts that warm feeling inside of them. Spreading the Christmas joy and awaiting for the new year to arrive is very fun and exciting.



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theresajane

My favorite greeting is "Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year". It's the very common greeting that you can hear everywhere and it's very easy to say.



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superlicca

The only greeting that I like is "Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year". This is the traditional greeting and something that I used to say since I was a kid. Or in Filipino, we say it as Maligayang Pasko and Manigong Bagong taon.



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Kakashi2020

You really can't go wrong with that greeting. It's the traditional American Christmas Greeting which is being used around the word.



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hstinscdln

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! I used to feel nothing when I hear that. But there was a time, I can't remember what year it was, I was crying at midnight exactly new year. I can't remember why I was crying but someone told me that "If I started the year crying and sad, I would be sad for the whole year." Ever since that, I finally got to enjoy the greeting and had positivity every Christmas and New Year.



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esteban123

My favorite greetings for Christmas is Merry Christmas because these are the common words that we usually hear to some people in our place. I find it to be simple yet very pleasant to ears because the message is really cool and great. I think that we can hear many greetings from other people this Christmas but then those lines were the only messages that amaze me and makes my interest.



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luv2xacosta

Greeting merry Christmas with gifts that would be my favorite but I am contented with the saying Merry Christmas as long as it comes from the heart. It gives me joy and happiness when someone wants to greet you with a Christmas greetings.



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amelia88

I like what you said that the important thing is that the greeting comes from the heart. I think that's very true -- it makes it more personal and sincere if someone really means the words they are saying. I always feel like someone truly cares when they give a Christmas greeting that shows they put their heart into it.



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Kakashi2020

I do agree that a simple greeting uttered in all sincerity suffices but it's always best said with gifts.



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knnon

For us, we just say "Merry Christmas!" and give close relatives and friends a basket of fruits or sweet treats for them to enjoy. I don't hire a courier service to send our small gifts but we schedule it and I'll take my family along for a visit. It's a nice way to spend Christmas. We utilize the Holiday to see family or friends we rarely get to see because of busy working schedules. After all, isn't that what Christmas is about? What is your favorite Christmas Greetings?



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Kakashi2020

Some of our relatives also gives us fruit baskets during Christmas. It's nice to have a fruit basket filed with different fruits on
the Christmas Table come Christmas Eve.



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Bravosi

Well personally as I don't celebrate Christmas I simply greet people with have a good holiday and have a blessed day.
Christmas is a great and warm holiday, I'm glad people are still celebrating it. But myself, I don't celebrate any holiday, so I try to be neutral to all this. It's important you help people maintain happy spirit during the holiday with a nice, soft and warm greeting.



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Franzel2oo

Back here, we have merry christmas and happy new year. Either that or you get "Happy Happy". You either love it, or leave it. People do love it though. Hohoho!!!



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Jelineex

I don't give any special written cards or messages to any of my friends. I send text message during the day of Christmas. I hug my family and greet them with Merry Christmas. I also cook and bake during this occasions to share blessings. It will be a great and happy time of the year. I am fond of watching kids destroying the miniature Christmas village. Their parents are yelling at them not to touch. I like looking at their faces delighted with joy watching the toys display. The expression are priceless.



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Kakashi2020

I also compose Christmas Messages to be sent via text messaging on Christmas Eve. Most people nowadays do that. And I would send my Christmas greetings to everyone in my phonebook.



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Jelineex

Yes, it's our way of expressing our time, love and concerns to our love ones. Every time I sent messages to them, I make sure that it's personalize. Sometimes, I attached photos that I photograph especially flowers. There are also instances that I sent insect photos just to pissed their day.



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ajahcuizon

I also send text greetings for all of my contacts here in my phone. That's the way for them to feel that I remembered them. Sometimes, it helps me to have a chance to talk agajn to an old friend because of that greetings.



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burgosmichael24

Greeting them Merry Christmas and Happy New Year is classic and timeless. But recreating your greetings and making an effort for it are truly exceptional. I used to make Christmas greetings for my family and friends with a Bible verse and some inspiring words.



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Kakashi2020

I also compose Christmas Messages to everyone in my phone book. And after I send it I would also get all sorts of Christmas Messages as reply. I often count all the messages sent and the numbers of reply to find out which is higher.



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ajahcuizon

That's so nice of you to give them a unique way of greetings for Christmas. I don't usually do something special for Christmas. What I do is to greet them early in the morning and if I have money for gifts, I'll definitely buy one for them. But if not, maybe greeting cards would be enough just to spread love around.



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stormbreaker10

They call me and give money or gc then greet of Merry Christmas. Wonderful is it? Lol



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Bravosi

Wait, what...? What is your favorite Christmas Greetings?
For a second I thought you wrote that people call you on Christmas in order to get something from you, like: "hi there Josh, give me few grands for Christmas, oh, and, by the way, Merry Christmas!".
Made me giggle.



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Corzhens

Using Merry Christmas is still in fashion although my usual greeting is "may you have a merry Christmas and a prosperous new year." I like to emphasize the word prosperous instead of happy new year because it means something. Having a happy year is not really attainable and for me it doesn't make sense at all. With prosperity it is what we are wishing for so let it be.



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amelia88

Prosperity is a lovely thing to wish upon people for the start to their new year! I think for many of us, having a prosperous year is something we all hope for. Like you said, it's nice for Christmas wishes to be unique and to have some meaning behind them and I think your wishes certainly achieve that.



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agbuyarashel

We normally receive Christmas Greeting but what I love the most is receiving a heartwarming "I love you" which I don't get on normal days because it's too cheesy. For me Christmas is not just expressing love with gifts but also with words which are better than material things. We should always remember to say everything we want to say to our loved ones because we don't know how long they'll stay or how long we'll stay.



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NerdIndeed

That's so sweet. You're lucky if you get to hear those words from your significant other every single day. As for me, the last time I heard those words said to me were probably years ago, haha!



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Kakashi2020

I do agree saying Merry Christmas Babe, I love you with a kiss can be both romantic and heartwarming for couples and lovers.



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NerdIndeed

I don't care how they express Merry Christmas to me, as long as I receive a message from the people important in my life I'm all good. Makes me realize that they did remember me, and that's all that counts.



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knnon

As they say it's the thought that counts! It brings such warmth to my heart when people remember me during Christmas. I can't emphasize this enough, gifts aren't important it's being remembered and thought of during an important Holiday like Christmas.



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NerdIndeed

Indeed. A simple Merry Christmas via text message holds more value to me than anything else. I don't care if they don't give me anything, and it's better actually as I don't have to be obligated to provide them with anything back as well. LOL



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esteban123

Sometimes I am hearing to some people the words Merry Christmas and a happy new year, this sounds great because it makes me think about the coming year and for the things that I would need to do which is something that give some advance knowledge and preparation as well.



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Kakashi2020

One of my favorite Christmas Greetings is "May this season of Christmas bring you and your family the happiness that you seek, peace in your hearts and a prosperous life."



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romyter013

I don't have that specific greetings that I like but its the greeting cards what my grandma always send to us when we were kids are the greatest. Its great that even we are a big family, she still knows our names one by one and that whats matters for me.



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anyone01

My favorite greetings is simple "Merry Christmas!" and "Feliz Navidad!". But still I would prefer saying Merry Christmas simple greeting with a lot of feelings attached on it.



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gutzman

We just say "Merry Christmas" then kiss the elderly and say we love them. We have great family ties we even visit from house to house just to see and meet again the special persons that we value in our life. Also everyone is loud and open for a long conversation.



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DenisP

I’ve never really done anything that fancy for my Christmas greetings. The only thing I try to do is keep things traditional and send actual mail as opposed to sending emails or text messages. Digital messages feel so impersonal and I feel like the person might just shrug off my holiday wishes because they’re on a screen.

Instead, every year I pick out some really nice cards, and I write a personalized message inside and mail it to them. It’s nice visiting someone and seeing a card you mailed them displayed on their living room mantle.



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burgosmichael24

For me, nothing beats the classic greetings with a genuine sincerity. To be greeted with gifts are amazing but to be greeted by your loved ones with lots of love and hugs is priceless.



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Kakashi2020

You know what's better? Getting hugs and kisses with greetings and gifts.
Why not get the most of it right?



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jaymish3

I love christmas. I think December is the best month of the year for me. I just love the mood of everyone happy and looking forward to christmas. Life can be hard but this is one of the times that I am truly happy. I actually don't care about Christmas greetings or if I receive them. One of the best greetings for me is happy holidays. Don't you like it when the whole world slows down to take a breathe? I love it.



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Em14

I want a Christmas card for a Christmas greetings but nowadays handwritten letter is left aside and Christmas card greetings is not the ideal for a greeting. They would choose electronic greetings that easily to be uploaded and send it to many. It's sad to know that the traditional Christmas celebration is getting forgotten.



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achikeziah

My Christmas greeting is Maligayang Pasko at manigong bagong taon. This is the Filipino version of Merry Christmas and a happy new year.



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jessie271

Let us first answer "What is the meaning of Christmas? Why do we really celebrate Christmas time?"
Christmas time is remembering the birth of the Savior, Jesus Christ. It was because of His birth that Salvation of Man became possible. This was the time that God sent His only begotten Son, Jesus Christ into the world to manifest Himself to us and show His great unconditional love for us. Jesus Christ's primary reason of birth was to save man from his sins and from eternal damnation in hell. If you will receive Jesus Christ as your God and Personal Savior, you will have eternal life in heaven. You will be saved from your sins. And it is only because of God's Saving Grace. It is only because of Jesus Christ's Redemptive work on the cross that you can be saved, not of yourself, not of good works, not any religion. That's what the Bible clearly says.

Matthew 1:22-23
Now all this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken of the Lord by the prophet, saying,

Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.

John 3:16
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

Romans 10:9
That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.

"The best way to greet a person during Christmas time is not by just saying "Merry Christmas". It's not about giving food and gifts but it's about sharing to the person the reason for the season - The birth of Jesus Christ, the Savior. The salvation of his or her soul is the best gift you can give to a person ever."



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