Speaking of Christmas
How It All Began
To understand what true Christianity is, we must know the history of Christmas. True Christianity has the following elements: Trinitarian, connected to the Old Testament, the Virgin Birth, God with us, salvation (it interrupts our lives!), and being a righteous people. Without these, it's just lip service.
The four gospels all give us a different perspective on Christmas. There is much we can learn from examining the differences and the pictures each gospel - Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John - paint of the birth of Jesus. In this series, we will be looking at the history, the preparations, the music, and the invitation of the Christmas story.