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9 Things Christians Experience During the Christmas Season

‘Tis the season, our prime time as Christians: Christmas. Here are nine things we all experience at this time of year.

1. Telling, hearing or overhearing someone say to someone else: “Jesus is the reason for the season.” He is, and we love sharing this with people!


2. The excitement of opening the window on the Advent calendar to find out what’s behind.


3. Placing the spider on the Christmas tree. For reference: kraftmstr.com/christmas/books/spider.html.


4. Christmas Eve service is like a mini-reunion as all your friends are home from college and “Oh, you got a boyfriend? Do tell….”


5. The birthday cake for Jesus!


6. You or someone in your family is in the Christmas choir.


7. You were in the Christmas play at church as a child.


8. Getting excited about holding the candle at the Christmas Eve service as a kid.


9. Your face when someone says “Happy holidays!” or “Merry Xmas!”


What did we miss?

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  1. HeartsForGod

    Posted by HeartsForGod on April 1, 2017 at 16:14

    😀 This made me smile.

  2. hannahbananabear

    Posted by hannahbananabear on December 25, 2014 at 09:44

    Saying Merry Xmas is not bad either…. The X is a greek symbol for Christ. We use this in the Christian clubs an everything. Once the Atheist figured that out they stopped using it. That’s why it’s not that popular like it used to be.

  3. patientlywaitingforGodsplan

    Posted by patientlywaitingforGodsplan on December 24, 2014 at 18:47

    While I may understand people being annoyed if someone says “Happy Holidays!”, I have one reason why I might use that phrase. That would be: Holiday is actually derived from Holy Day and Christmas is a Holy Day, is it not? So, instead of saying Holiday say Holy Day.

  4. KareBear

    Posted by KareBear on December 14, 2014 at 18:23

    I so totally feel nine… I used to not understand why it bugged people, but now it’s just wicked annoying.

  5. Project Inspired

    Posted by daisy14 on December 12, 2014 at 11:45

    Haha yes totally 9

  6. GraceGirl1379

    Posted by GraceGirl1379 on December 9, 2014 at 15:31

    8 is like the only one that applies to me hahaha

  7. RetroRae97

    Posted by RetroRae97 on December 8, 2014 at 18:33

    The last one is so true!

  8. kmjefferson

    Posted by kmjefferson on December 8, 2014 at 11:22

    That’s so true! Lol

  9. Pinkypie2017

    Posted by Pinkypie2017 on December 8, 2014 at 01:28

    Omg I thought I was the only one that loved the candlelight services as a kid, I still do I’ve always liked fire but in a good way lol!

    • KareBear

      Posted by KareBear on December 14, 2014 at 18:24

      I love fire, it’s kinda like God’s flame inside you is in front of your eyes. The problem is, when you try to see too much of it and you light something on fire, you get hurt by trying to understand too much of who he is without simply believing. 🙂

  10. NerdyChick334

    Posted by NerdyChick334 on December 6, 2014 at 22:48

    What’s wrong with Happy Holidays, though?

    • nataliesophia

      Posted by nataliesophia on December 7, 2014 at 11:02

      I honestly have no problem with it- especially since not everyone celebrates Christmas and since it includes Thanksgiving and New Years, too. But some christians don’t like it because they dont want to focus on kwanza or hannukah just christmas.

  11. psitsjen

    Posted by psitsjen on December 5, 2014 at 14:20

    I LOVED being in the Christmas play at church! Getting to play Mary was the goal all through elementary school.