What does the word Christmas mean in Hebrew?

What does the word Christmas mean in Hebrew?

In Hebrew, Christmas translates as Khag Ha’Molad חג המולד. Khag (חג) means holiday or festival in Hebrew, and originally inferred a festival involving a pilgrimage, such as the annual pilgrimage that Jews in antiquity made to Jerusalem for Passover, including Jesus during the Last Supper.

Is the word Christmas mentioned in the Bible?

Christmas Is Not Supported By Scripture One of the first things you will notice when studying Scripture is that the word “Christmas” is not mentioned in any verse, chapter, or book of the Bible. None of Jesus’ disciples, nor any of His apostles attempted to celebrate the miraculous birth of our Lord and Savior.

What is the true meaning of Christmas?

John 3:16-17 says, “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him.” The true meaning of Christmas is the celebration of this incredible act of love.

What is the real Christmas Story?

The real Christmas story is the story of God’s becoming a human being in the Person of Jesus Christ. Why did God do such a thing? Because He loves us! Why was Christmas necessary? Because we needed a Savior! Why does God love us so much? Because He is love itself ( 1 John 4:8 ). Why do we celebrate Christmas each year?

What do you say to your children on Christmas Day?

As a Mother, Grandmother (and I have a Great), it truly is a time for the children. My children always look for their own ornament they made years ago. I treasure these. Thanks for sharing your family traditions with all of us. I hope you and your lovely family have a very Merry Christmas!

What is the meaning of the giving analogy at Christmas?

The giving analogy at Christmas I think is ultimately a reference to the giving of the Son of God as Savior (John 3.16) and to the gold, frankincense and myrrh which were given at Bethlehem by the wise men from the east. There is certainly such a lot of deep symbolism for families and individuals at Christmas and it’s so good to value them.