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Should Christians participate in Santa Claus?

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"Bro. J. Marc, I do love you and if this day is a problem for you don't go against conscience. The Spirit speaks to our conscience." So rare for me to hear that from someone other than my sweet wife! i got to cry some!
Paul puts the matters in this perspective! Gla. 4:8 Howbeit then, when ye knew not God, ye did service unto them which by nature are no gods. 9 But now, after that ye have known God, or rather are known of God, how turn ye again to the weak and beggarly elements, whereunto ye desire again to be in bondage? 10 Ye observe days, and months, and times, and years. 18 But it is good to be zealously affected always in a good thing,
---J_Marc on 12/4/12


J. Marc 2: The moral of the message is that you should not judge another brother who has been bought with a prize, for what might be sin for him might not be sin for you, and the other way around, Paul says.
"It is good neither to eat meat or drink wine ""nor do anything by which your brother stumbles or is offended or is made weak." Have it to yourself before God. Happy is he who does not condemn himself in what he approves, but he who doubts is condemned if he eats, because he does not eat from faith, "for whatever is not from faith is sin" (Rom. 14:21-23). Whatever is not from faith is sin.
---Mark_V. on 12/4/12


Cluny, Revelation 2:7,11,17,29, 3:6,13,22 He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches. Revelation 3:20 Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me. John 10:4-5 And when he putteth forth his own sheep, he goeth before them, and the sheep follow him: for they know his voice. And a stranger will they not follow, but will flee from him: for they know not the voice of strangers. True sheep know his voice and will not follow strangers! It's up to God [Father,Son, & Holy Spirit]who he will call, not you or i!
---J_Marc on 12/4/12


Bro. J. Marc, I do love you and if this day is a problem for you don't go against conscience. The Spirit speaks to our conscience.
In the early Church, Paul said in (Rom. 14:12-23) each of us will give an account let us not judge one another anymore. Paul knew and was convinced by the Lord in the case of food that nothing was unclean of itself, "but to him who considers anything to be unclean, to him it is unclean." Paul said,
"Yet if your brother is grieved because of your food, you are no longer walking in love" and "do not destroy with your food the one for whom Christ died" for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy, in the Holy Spirit.
---Mark_V. on 12/4/12


Hark the herald angels sing
"Glory to the newborn King!
Peace on earth and mercy mild
God and sinners reconciled"
Joyful, all ye nations rise
Join the triumph of the skies
With the angelic host proclaim:
"Christ is born in Bethlehem"
Hark! The herald angels sing
"Glory to the newborn King!"

Have a merry christmas
Peace on earth
---TheSeg on 12/4/12




Smile,love goes to everyone ....love your posts! Bro.Strongaxe,bro.Cluny,and Bro.MarkV. & anybody love Christmas! :)
Yes, ELENA loves alot about Christmas..we (some) love the warm laughter,hotchocolate,snow...happymemories! My late mother she was funny, she never speak to nobody
Except ha!ha! Thanksgiving,Christmas! ...yes! I really wanted to decorate lots of glitter stuff you put on tree..but had to take care.
Buy vitamins & supplements/ yatta yatta...
Alternative ...regimens for Cancer.Still thankfull! Everyday for me is special.Doctors say " don't understand how I am still alive!'
Ok. That's my post. Feliz Navidad! Merry Christ- mas.



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---ELENA on 12/3/12


Cluny, Scripture, fullfilled in my life by you!! Proverbs 6-9 Forsake the foolish, and live, and go in the way of understanding.
He that reproveth a scorner getteth to himself shame: and he that rebuketh a wicked man getteth himself SHAME. [You're trying!]
Reprove not a scorner, lest he hate thee: rebuke a wise man, and he will love thee.
Give instruction to a wise man, and he will be yet wiser: teach a just man, and he will increase in learning. NOT YOU!
---J_Marc on 12/3/12


Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 12/3/12, Thanks again for persecuting me! That puts me in great company!Acts 26:24 And as he thus spake for himself, Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, thou art beside thyself, much learning doth make thee mad. 2nd Thes. 11-12 And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:
That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness. You are under a strong delusion because you are believing a lie!
---J_Marc on 12/3/12


\\The answers you give are very similar to what I've received from my family and church after my born again experience.\\

Maybe your family and church recognize how deluded you are.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 12/3/12


//And God [what god?] told me to tell you that you are deluded.// Thanks again for persecuting me! That puts me in great company!Acts 26:24 And as he thus spake for himself, Festus said with a loud voice, Paul, thou art beside thyself, much learning doth make thee mad. 2nd Thes. 11-12 And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:
That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness. You are under a strong delusion because you are believing a lie!
---J_Marc on 12/3/12




\\The answers I give are scriptures from that Word of God that's inside of me, not history or dogma.\\

That's what Satan and the Pharisees did with Jesus. They quoted scripture at Him, too, but to what avail? It didn't prove them right, any more than your quoting the Bible proves YOU right.

Quoting Bible verses doesn't mean that you're delivering the Word of God.

And God told me to tell you that you are deluded.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 12/2/12


What do you mean by PARTICIPATE IN Santa Claus?

Do you mean have fun that you get gifts at Christmas? (Or December 6 - St.Nicholas Day, or Jan 1st, as they do in Russia, Greece, Cyprus, and in the Orthodox countries)

Or believe he exists?

What do you mean
---Peter on 12/2/12


Follower, you say,

'The true God can only be worshiped in truth and spirit (John 4:23) not through the traditions of men (Matthew 15:9)."

What does celebrating the birth of Christ have to do with worshipping someone else? It is a celebration to honor His birth, as Christians we could do it anyday. As believers we worship Christ everyday in Spirit and Truth, we are in Christ. What you are literally saying is, that every Christian to stop worshipping Christ on the 25th of December because it already belongs to all those god's you spoke of? They have priority over Christ. That for that one day, we should not worship the Lord because it looks bad to all heathens and pagans.
I'm not talking about trees or santa Claus.
---Mark_V. on 12/2/12


Cluny, Col 3:16a "Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly..." This is what I've done. The answers I give are scriptures from that Word of God that's inside of me, not history or dogma. The answers you give are very similar to what I've received from my family and church after my born again experience. Heb 4:12 "For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart." I'd rather quote scripture than give my own opinion. It's God's opinion that counts. HalleluYA!
---J_Marc on 12/2/12


FoC, you defend your traditions of men all the time, so you have no room to criticize.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 12/1/12


Follow_of_Christ:

The reason people defend Santa Claus on this blog (rather than other Christian principles), is simple: This blog's topic is about Santa Claus. The very same people are defending other Christian principles on other blogs that are designated for those topics. Does this make sense to you?
---StrongAxe on 12/1/12


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the real question is why do Christians participate in Santa claus myth and why do they so angrily defend their tradition of men more than they defend the word of God?
---Follow_of_Christ on 12/1/12


\\ i write what the Holy Spirit puts on my heart at the time.\\

Where did you get the notion that the Holy Spirit is telling you anything at all?

if you think so, you've been listening to an impostor.

The Holy Spirit told me to tell you that you're speaking in yourself and you don't know what you're talking about.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 11/30/12


J_Marc:

So a bunch of commercially popular Christmas jingles teach kids incorrect things about Saint Nicholas. So what? Does that make him evil? If so, would you also assume that because some cults teach the wrong things about God, that would make God evil as well? It's the same kind of reasoning in both cases!
---StrongAxe on 11/30/12


//there's a BIG difference between quoting Bible verses and giving the Word of God.// Bible verses ARE the Word of God.

i feel similar to Paul in what i write. i write what the Holy Spirit puts on my heart at the time. II Cor 6:8 "By honour and DISHONOUR, by evil report and good report, as deceivers, and yet TRUE," I Cor 9:16 "For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of, for necessity is laid upon me, yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel!"
---J_Marc on 11/30/12


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And as I've pointed out, there's a BIG difference between quoting Bible verses and giving the Word of God.
Glory to Jesus Christ!
Cluny on 11/30/12

Very well said!
Peace
---TheSeg on 11/30/12


\\ For if he that cometh preacheth another Jesus, whom we have not preached, \\

That's what you do, JMarc.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 11/30/12


Which Jesus CHRIST!?? 2nd Corinthians 11:4 For if he that cometh preacheth another Jesus, whom we have not preached, or if ye receive another spirit, which ye have not received, or another gospel, which ye have not accepted, ye might well bear with him.
Thessalonians 2:11-12 And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie: That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.2nd Corinthians 6:17-18 Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing, and I will receive you, And will be a Father unto you, and ye shall be my sons and daughters, saith the Lord Almighty.
---J_Marc on 11/30/12


\\i'm sure that the man was a good guy & he would not like what the WORLD did with his name!T\\

This, of course, is an entirely different matter.

\\i serv the real Christ, Yashua!\\

Not from what I can tell, and I've known Jesus a whole lot longer than I've known you.

And as I've pointed out, there's a BIG difference between quoting Bible verses and giving the Word of God.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 11/30/12


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StrongAxe,i'm sure that the man was a good guy & he would not like what the WORLD did with his name!The seasonal songs teach children that Santa knows if you've been bad or good. A jolly old guy in the mall has the power to know your doings? Only God has that attribute. Satan tries to have that attribute. Rev 12:10-11 "Then I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, 'Now salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God and the power of His Christ have come, for the accuser of our brethren, who accused them before our God day and night, has been cast down. And they overcame them by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death'"
---J_Marc on 11/30/12


J_Marc:

Yes, "Old Nick" is a nickname for Satan. But so what? "Saint Nick" is short for Saint Nicholas, an actual historical person of great benevolence. There is no connection, just as one would be foolish to equate the singer Madonna with the original Madonna, which is another name for the mother of Jesus, just because they happen to have the same name.
---StrongAxe on 11/30/12


//All you do is point out how horrible everyone is who disagrees with "you""//[ not me!], with "details."??// [facts & scripture with love!]
Cluny on 11/29/12// i serv the real Christ, Yashua!
Colossians 3:24-25 Knowing that of the Lord ye shall receive the reward of the inheritance: for ye serve the Lord Christ.
But he that doeth wrong shall receive for the wrong which he hath done: and there is no respect of persons.
---J_Marc on 11/30/12


\\, i know nothing about fallen Church History !\\

And you know nothing about real Church History either.

\\Epistle to Romans 16:19 For your obedience is come abroad unto all men. I am glad therefore on your behalf: but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good, and simple concerning evil.\\

You don't actually think that YOU are wise concerning good, and simple concerning evil, do you?

All you do is point out how horrible everyone is who disagrees with you, with details.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 11/29/12


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//You know nothing about Church History, JMarc// YOU ARE RIGHT, i know nothing about fallen Church History !Epistle to Romans 16:19 For your obedience is come abroad unto all men. I am glad therefore on your behalf: but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good, and simple concerning evil.
---J_Marc on 11/29/12


Old Saint Nick? The consolidated Webster Encyclopedic Dictionary : Nick, A name among the Teutonic nations for a water-goblin, originally a goblin or spirit of the waters, but now applied to the evil one, generally with the addition of Old.
---J_Marc on 11/29/12


\\Prophesy of the real Christ about Nicolas! \\

The Nicolatians of the Apcalypse have nothing to do with St. Nicholas of Myra.

You know nothing about Church History, JMarc, which did NOT end with Acts.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 11/28/12


Prophesy of the real Christ about Nicolas! NICOLAITANES, The followers of Nicolas, whose deeds were condemed but not mentioned.Revelation 2:6-7 But this thou hast, that thou hatest the deeds of the Nicolaitanes, which I also hate.
He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches,
Revelation 2:15-16 So hast thou also them that hold the doctrine of the Nicolaitanes, which thing I hate. Repent, or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth.
---J_Marc on 11/28/12


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Everyone must make their own decisions regarding what they teach their own children but, for myself, I prefer that they know the truth from day one.

In our home we never had Santa, tooth fairy of such like. Our children will always say that they did not feel that they had been deprived of any fun by knowing the truth about the origin of their gifts.

One of our children married a lady who did not accept our reasons and his children do have 'Santa' but we do not get involved in that. It is their choice.
---Andreea on 11/27/12


//HE KNOWS! HE KNOWS!// The
"Saints" that die are in a deep sleep! John 11:11 Lasarus was sleeping! 1 Cor 11:30 People died for not eating the Lord`s supper worthley so, many sleep! 1Cor 15:51 & 1 Thess 4:14 Are the best, We shall not all SLEEP, but Shall be changed & we shall meet the Lord in the air! "Santa" knowing if we are bad are familier spirits or demons that haunnt those who have heard the lies that have vexed humanity from the devil & the fallen church! Do not be deicved, THE WHOLE WORLD is under the sway Of satan!
---J_Marc on 11/27/12


WHO Is Your GOD? //OMG, what are we going to do. HE KNOWS! HE KNOWS! HE KNOWS!
now I break down in weak sobs.// i miss read a blogg you sent to me earlier! We All should cry because the seasonal songs teach children that Santa knows if you've been bad or good ARE LIES!
Why teach lies?
//Glory to Jesus Christ// The real Christ?
---J_Marc on 11/26/12


Follower_of_Christ:

Santa Claus is based on Saint Nicholas, a Christian holy man who used to bring gifts to the poor. This was an archetypical example of Christian charity, which Jesus commanded. Are you equating him with Satan? I agree that modern commercial greed is antithetical to Christian values, but that is just crass consumerism, NOT Santa Claus per se. In act, it is mainly only in America that Santa Claus is associated with Christmas. Everywhere else in the world, he comes on Saint Nicholas's Day, Dec. 6.

The internet is also "a tradition of men". Bloggers don't worship the moderators of this site, and Christians don't worship Santa claus. So what is the difference?
---StrongAxe on 11/24/12


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The true God can only be worshiped in truth and spirit (John 4:23) not through the traditions of men (Matthew 15:9).

Impossible for mankind to take an evil heathen tradition (like worship of the sun in the sky, worship of Satan) replacing as worship of Gods son, the savior of mankind the Lord Jesus. This is made clear in 2 Kings 17:15,33, Deuteronomy 12:32, and 2 Corinthians 11:4

Babylon, the traditions of men, is steeped in idolatry and the unholy heathen traditions of December 25th from Nimrod, Baal, Molech, Saturn, the Nicolateans, and the celebration of the feast of saturnalia, or the mirthas god (the fire god, or sun god, and worship of Satan), sacrifice of children and the myth of St. Nick.
---Follower_of_Christ on 11/24/12


\\The seasonal songs teach children that Santa knows if you've been bad or good\\

He sees me when I'm sleeping.
He knows when I'm awake.
He knows if I've been bad or good.

Don't you see? HE KNOWS! HE KNOWS.

OMG, what are we going to do. HE KNOWS! HE KNOWS! HE KNOWS!

now I break down in weak sobs.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 11/23/12


\\It doesn't matter which name you call Satan by the character of Santa is still Satan. \\

Apparently, you don't know that the origin of Santa Claus is the historical St. Nicholas (6 December), a bishop of Asia who was at the Council of Nicea and fought for the true doctrine of Christ's nature and Incarnation.

In the USA, St. Nicholas got conflated with the British Father Christmas, and became Santa Claus.

Of course, FoC, there are so many things that you don't know. That's why when you pop off about spiritual matters, you display your ignorance.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 11/23/12


It doesn't matter which name you call Satan by the character of Santa is still Satan. People today fail to study holy scripture and Gods warnings to separate yourself from the traditions of the world, and to keep yourself from evil. Satan deceives many into believing it is innocent fun yet the Lord and Apostles do not leave us an example to celebrate or honor the Lords birth The big lie about celebrating the sun gods day on the 25th (as also being the Lords birth) is holy scripture has not provided a date for the Lords birth. Follow the Lord Jesus heeding his warning to stay away from the evil and traditions of men like xmas, santa claus and all the trappings from Satan.
---Follower_of_Christ on 11/23/12


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Carla, what do you mean by "Santa Claus is based on the Catholicism"?

And Christmas Cards are NINETEENTH century, not 16th or 17th. Your history is wrong.

Glory to Jesus Christ!
---Cluny on 11/23/12


Santa Claus is based on the Catholicism, Red uniforms, white beards bearing gifts. 1. Christ is the high priest 2. there is only one medium, Christ by which a man needs to get to the throne of God, man cannot grant you that favor.

Christmas tree Jeremiah states are heather practices.

So in retrospect this is a pagan tradition that Christianity embraced and so to the Yule log German Mythology, Christmas Cards either 17th or 18th century linked to embrace Christmas all have a tradition history.


Man made traditions are not embraced by The I AM. Almighty God. His son was not born 25th of Dec The pagan God Cesare Borgia was.
---Carla on 11/23/12


The seasonal songs teach children that Santa knows if you've been bad or good. A jolly old guy in the mall has the power to know your doings? Only God has that attribute. Satan tries to have that attribute. Rev 12:10-11 "Then I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, 'Now salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God and the power of His Christ have come, for the accuser of our brethren, who accused them before our God day and night, has been cast down. And they overcame them by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death'"
---J_Marc on 11/23/12


some people don't get it. I do not worship any god except the one true living God. christmas is just a fun time of the year for children. however, I do disaprove how large rich businesses uses it to make a big hunk of their profit. I do wish we could go back to how much fun it was back when.....
---shira4368 on 11/22/12


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This is what I said on 12.3.07.

"Each person must choose for themselves whether or not they teach their children that a non-existant person actually exists but they should be aware that once they tell one lie they will need to tell others to cover up the first and will eventually have to come clean. If parents want the trust of their children it is best to be absolutely honest from day one."

I say exactly the same today.
---Rita_H on 11/22/12


We must do the research, than trust the Holy Spirit to reveal all truth! Along with Sunday Sabbath, Christmas is all lies, evil of the Pagan ways. Santa creates liars of many!
---Wendy4773 on 11/22/12


Saint Nicholas is a real Saint...Keeping his memory alive is not evil. Neither is Disney Land. It is all done for good clean fun, and no disrespect to the Lord Jesus.
---lisa on 12/27/07


Once again the devil is leading us by our gullible noses. He is not stupid enough to tell us not to believe and celebrate the birth of the Saviour, he merely sidetracks us to concentrate on something else eg. santa etc.No nativity scenes in shops only brightly adorned trees.
---cheryl on 12/16/07


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The problem with Santa Claus is that when we teach our children about him, we do not tell them that he is pretend. We tell them that the movies, fairytales, etc., are pretend, but Santa is made to be a real person. That's a lie.
---Susie on 12/11/07


"Are stories about fairies, Cinderella etc also taboo?'

When they are told as fantasies they are not taboo. Understand that a lie is a lie. Therefore if a child is told Santa is real, the person saying that is lieing. If you want to tell your child the story of Santa ,then it's ok, as long as you keep it as a fairy tale(not real).
---Matthew_from_LA on 12/10/07


Elder ... It really is you!!
No-one else would have written that
Welcome back
---alan_of_UK on 12/10/07


In recent years this has bothered me. I would maybe explain Santa more honestly if I had my children's childhoods over again. Where do you draw the line though? The Lord of the Rings, The Chronicles of Narnia were written by Christians, I believe, however are full of make believe. Should Christians be absolutely literal? Are stories about fairies, Cinderella etc also taboo?
---DENISE on 12/9/07


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do you mean christmas
i am santa claus and a christian
i point to christ through what i do
not the worlds christmas or holidays
---Santa on 12/9/07


**St. Nick was the Christian bishop of Myra. A very good man honored by the Dutch.**

And all the pre-reformation Churches, as well.
---Jack on 12/8/07


Santa must be wrong. You should'a seen the junk he left me last year. It won't worth sitting on his lap for over an hour. I even got NV Barbara's card back.. no such address... huh?
Yea, he's wrong alright...........
---Elder on 12/7/07


Eloy would that have been eastern standard time or daylight saving time.
I'd go for the saving time, knowing Jesus' nature.
Do you also know at what time God made time? How about when He made dirt?
---Elder on 12/7/07


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why should they do such..it is insulting to God to be celebrating the Sun God instead of the True Living God Jesus Christ our Lord n Savior...it is not the day that Christ was born..a great big lie..teach our kids the truth..and no, we shouldnt participate..
---pammy on 12/7/07


Nancy:

When I was growing up in the '60s, nobody would have any problem with "children sitting on a stranger's lap".

However, today, in the United States, people are so brainwashed with a spirit of fear and hysteria about many things, that an adult can hardly even smile at a child without someone accusing him (or at least suspecting him) of sexual abuse.

Jesus did not give us a spirit of fear. But we seemed to have gotten one from somewhere else.
---StrongAxe on 12/7/07


Christians celebrate Christ Jesus's birthday which was on the night of December 25, 5 B.C. between 7 and 8 o'clock according to the Holy Bible: Isaiah 53:2, Luke 2:1-7, Haggai 2:15,18,19, Daniel 9:25, Ezra 7:8,13,21-23,27, Luke 3:23, Matthew 26:20,21, Luke 2:8.
---Eloy on 12/7/07


Just a coincidence? SANTA / SATAN
I am not trying to come Santa's rescue but his name was Saint Nicolas and the way the dutch
pronounced it sounded like Santa Ni'Claus, English speaking people mispronounced it Santy Claus later shortened to Santa.
---Exzucuh on 12/6/07


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"Just a coincidence? SANTA / SATAN ?"
Undoubtedly a coincidence.
---alan_of_UK on 12/6/07


The Santa Satan thing is wrong. In Hebrew it is Hasatan not Satan. English Satan is a misspelling as is Santa Claus. That is Dutch that Americans got wrong. It is St. Nicholas, or Sinter Klaus. St. Nick was the Christian bishop of Myra. A very good man honored by the Dutch.
---Ramon on 12/6/07


What is one of the world's oldest holidays that includes:
- elaborate rituals & ceremonies
- house decorations of evergreen plants such as holly and mistletoe
- a time of unrestrained rejoicing, with revelry, drinking, and gluttonous feasts
- a week later a new year is proclaimed

Christmas?
Nope. Actually it's the winter solstice festival in honor of the Nimrod, the Babylonian Sun God.
Christ's Mass (instituted by the Roman Catholic Church) has only been around +/-1600 yrs.
---AG on 12/6/07


Just a coincidence? SANTA / SATAN
I believe we should give this holi-day back to the Pagans. It is about the winter solstice & some scholars believe [Jesus] was born around the 20th of April.
I have read all thru the Bible & can't find a Christmas anywhere but many HOLY-DAYS that ARE a type & shadow of Christ?

This holi-day is all about materialism NOT Christianity it is nothing more than a white-washed Pagan holi-day.
---John-Daniel on 12/6/07


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No! Why would we teach out children about someone that doesn't exist? This is like telling our kids that Jesus is not the reason for the season.
---Susie on 12/4/07


I told my children that there was a santa clause I didn't know the Lord then and and i lied to them .My three girls have always told there children that there was not a santa and before i came to the Lord i also said in my cards Merry xmas We have lost what the meaning of Chrtmas is about Jesus Not Santa an present
---Betty on 12/4/07


I see nothing wrong with it...Unless people lead their kids into believing that he is real and not fiction.
---Rebecca_D on 12/3/07


Frankly, I think the crying toddler that holds up the photo line has it right: it's pretty creepy sending your kids to sit on a stranger's lap.

Or were you speaking of more than just the photo ops?
---Nancy on 12/3/07


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I grew up believing in Santa. At a certain age I started to question it but my parents didn't tell me he wasn't real yet. By the time they did tell me I wasn't devestating or think how could they lie to me. It was just a story told to a child. It was a story I enjoyed for many years. I have every intention of passing that story on to my children. Along with the story of Jesus of course.
---mary on 12/3/07


The time has come that the wolf can no longer hide among the sheep.
---Jack_fossett on 12/3/07


I think it is ok. As long as they know the true meaning of Christmas then I definently think that christian kids should preticipate in Santa.
---Kayla on 12/3/07


Why not? Santa Claus participated in Christianity--or rather, the historical St. Nicholas, Bishop of Myra.

And I thought this issue had been dealt with not a couple of weeks ago.
---Jack on 12/3/07


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Wrong,Wrong ,Wrong,oil and water don't mix
Christ and Santa are separate presentations.
---Jack_fossett on 12/3/07


Sure, why not? Tell them first about Jesus. I believe it's just innocent fun for little kids and it may even teach them a bit about giving. Just as long as they know the real story, Jesus, I can see no harm in Santa Claus. Some parents tell their kids that THEY are Santa, just so they get all the credit. This, imo, is wrong. Imagination is a good thing!
---sue on 12/3/07


Each person must choose for themselves whether or not they teach their children that a non-existant person actually exists but they should be aware that once they tell one lie they will need to tell others to cover up the first and will eventually have to come clean. If parents want the trust of their children it is best to be absolutely honest from day one.
---RitaH on 12/3/07


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