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Do we have to be Christian to celebrate Christmas?

Postby TalkingPoint » Tue Aug 05, 2003 4:37 pm

Do we have to be Christian to celebrate Christmas?

Christmas is a Christian festival that is celebrated all over the world. Is it OK for people to celebrate Christmas if they are not Christian?
Last edited by TalkingPoint on Tue Sep 21, 2004 11:39 am, edited 2 times in total.

Guest

Postby Guest » Thu Aug 28, 2003 10:05 am

hi friends :D
i think goodness is known for everybody so all people can celebrate for goodness and for birth of one of nice humans that has lived in the world all of us can celebrate. By this we would remember that FAIR IS FAIR.
sorry i'm not good at english :oops: and maybe i couldn't say what i mean in a nice way.
bye and make it a great day. :wink:

Marisol

Is it right to celebrate Christmas if you are not Christian?

Postby Marisol » Tue Sep 02, 2003 12:11 pm

Yes. I think Cristmas involve a cultural aspect more than a religious one. Children are educated and brought up in traditions and cultural events even if they aren´t taught religious questions. I like my children playing drums and singing carrols but I don´t like them to be crying because Jesus was killed by "bad people".

Mystical Enlightenment

Do we have to be Christian to celebrate Christmas?

Postby Mystical Enlightenment » Wed Sep 24, 2003 2:20 am

Certainly! I may not be a Christian myself, but I certainly feel sad when I did not join my brother's neighbourhood in Australia singing Christmas carols :( ...My mother forbid me, saying that we Buddhist, cannot follow do what they are doing. Well, I DENY that!!! It certainly is wrong, Christmas is the time to get along together! It is the time when we all remembered Jesus love that he has given to us! And it certainly was no fun when we did not get to exchange presents!!! So, whether you are a Christian or not a Christian, be merry and be happy! :D

tuyet anh

Christmas is for christians

Postby tuyet anh » Fri Sep 26, 2003 4:05 am

Christmas is certainly the festival for people all over the world. I myself am not a Christtian, but i like celebating it among my friends. :?: We both enjoy eating Christmas pudding and expecting to get the lucky coin.
Zeus is a saint whose love is equal to everybody aroung the world irrespective of his races, his religion andso on.
It's sad to think that Christmas is only for christians :x. Its not fair

dinusha

Re: Do we have to be Christian to celebrate Christmas?

Postby dinusha » Sat Oct 04, 2003 2:25 pm

Mystical Enlightenment wrote:Certainly! I may not be a Christian myself, but I certainly feel sad when I did not join my brother's neighbourhood in Australia singing Christmas carols :( ...My mother forbid me, saying that we Buddhist, cannot follow do what they are doing. Well, I DENY that!!! It certainly is wrong, Christmas is the time to get along together! It is the time when we all remembered Jesus love that he has given to us! And it certainly was no fun when we did not get to exchange presents!!! So, whether you are a Christian or not a Christian, be merry and be happy! :D

Cutegirl

I love Christmas !

Postby Cutegirl » Sat Oct 18, 2003 4:28 am

:D Hi iam Kathiah and iam actually not christian but i do celebrate Christmas , iam actually Muslim but iam not religous, i just LOVE Christmas and specialy the decorating thing and the gifts ...thats the most things that i like about Christmas , i have 2 big Christmas trees and a lot of cool ornamets i just love all the decorations of it and everything about Christmas .

Muslims believe in Jesus as a prophet and i believe in him , but i dont celebrate Christmas because of Jesus (sorry about that ) :oops: but iam not Christian so thats why :)

Me and my family LOVE christmas and we enjoy that day everyyear and we just like it .

i think EVERYONE should enjoy this wonderful day and celebrate it for just to have fun and gather with the family and enjoy decorating and have so much fun with the gifts too :) ........i think non -christians ppl can celebrate christmas the way that they want coz it is sooooooo cool and wonderful holiday :)

So hope you enjoy it and Merry christmas to alll here :) and hope u have a good one this year ;)

selokela

christmas

Postby selokela » Tue Oct 21, 2003 4:20 am

I am not happy about most of the replies send about wether one should celebrate christmas if he is not a christian. remember that God loves us and he send His only beloved son Jesus christ to come and save us from our sins. everybody shoud celebrate christmas wether christian or not. It is by his blood that we are all still alive. When he Jesus died he carried all our curses with him. Please let us all cebrate christmas.

Margarida

Do we have to be Christian to celebrate Christmas?

Postby Margarida » Tue Oct 28, 2003 8:00 am

I think Christmas is really a Christian festival, but wich became year by year, a family celebration well beyond the religions. A festival where people are happy to find themselves around a marvellous feast, laughing, discuss together, receive and exchange gifts and feelings. Christmas is the share's day. I think Christmas is the day wich amplifies hapiness :D for ones and sadness for those who are alone. :(

Circe

Christmas

Postby Circe » Mon Nov 10, 2003 9:24 pm

In my opinion everyone should celebrate Christmas. Christmas is no longer just a religious celebration, it is a season of the year!!!!
More and more people seem to be forgetting baby Jesus and replacing Him by Santa. They say Christmas is only about consumism nowadays, I agree, but everything becomes so full of light and the world is lacking it so much all the year round... so,let's just pretend the "Saviour has come" and enjoy everybody! :D :D :D !!!!

lizhi

christmas

Postby lizhi » Sun Nov 16, 2003 5:45 am

Anonymous wrote:hi friends :D
i think goodness is known for everybody so all people can celebrate for goodness and for birth of one of nice humans that has lived in the world all of us can celebrate. By this we would remember that FAIR IS FAIR.
sorry i'm not good at english :oops: and maybe i couldn't say what i mean in a nice way.
bye and make it a great day. :wink:

I think so :oops:

members

PEOPLE ' S CHRISMAS

Postby members » Tue Dec 02, 2003 5:36 am

Hi there !

I am a Christian and I am very disappointed if a Christmas season didn't have anyone who love the Christmas to join it. Who make a merry CHRISTMAS is the People themselves. It is the time when people around the world show their love to each other, not only just the Jesus.

8) :arrow: :roll:
Bye bye, I have a nice day.

Guest

Postby Guest » Tue Dec 02, 2003 11:06 am

I am from Russia and we celebrate Christmas on the 7th of January. The most celebrated holiday is New Year.
But i think it's not right. Christmas is the best holiday. Everybody must be happy this day.

Seyda

Christianly

Postby Seyda » Fri Dec 05, 2003 8:44 am

ın my opinion everybody must celebrate their own festival about their religion.

lienthu

agree with most of you

Postby lienthu » Fri Dec 05, 2003 3:24 pm

I'm not a Christian but i love Christmas. It 's very sad if we don't receive any greeting card ' merry Christmas and happy newyear 'in this occations.

caZ

Re: Do we have to be Christian to celebrate Christmas?

Postby caZ » Sat Dec 06, 2003 3:55 pm

i dont think that you have to be a christian to celebrate christmas because christmas is a time of loving and caring and whats the piont in that if only christians are celebrating it. we all need to get together and enjoy it as one big family. xxx caZ

GhostGirl

We didn't beleive in Christmas Day.

Postby GhostGirl » Sun Dec 07, 2003 7:39 am

I am a christian, of course, I believe in what bible says. However in our religion we didn't celebrate the Christmas Day. Because we are not believe that Jesus Christ was borne in the month of December.

You will know this if u check and read the bible with understanding with the help of right preacher of god.

LUCY

CHRISTMAS

Postby LUCY » Mon Dec 08, 2003 11:54 am

I THINK CHRISTMAS CAN BE CELEBRATED BY ALL PEOPLE ALL OVER THE WORD NOT BECAUSE OF A RELIGION CELEBRATION BUT BECAUSE OF A BEAUTIFUL HISTORY FOR THE CHILDREN. I THINK IT IS MORE A CULTURAL REASON TO CELEBRATE IT THAN RELIGIOUS REASON. IT IS AN OCCASION TO SPEND TIME WITH ALL THE FAMILY IN FRONT OF A GOOD DINNER ANDMAKE THE CHILD ENJOY WITH THEIR TOYS. IT ALSO AN OCCASION TO DECORATE THE HOUSE AND THE STREET AT THE BIGINNING OF THE WINTER AND TO FORGET THAT THE WEATHER WILL WILL BE BAD FOR 4 MONTHS...

Guest

Postby Guest » Thu Dec 18, 2003 8:12 am

:P I love this holiday!!! :wink: Hope, everyone will have a nice one!!!! :P :D :D :D

sanhong3

Postby sanhong3 » Wed Dec 24, 2003 4:36 am

Certainly not .I think all of us can cellerbrate it


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