Christmas is really a Catholic Holy Day called Christ's Mass. When the Protestants broke away from the Catholic Church, they also began changing every name they could so it became Christmas and they could pretend it was not a Catholic Holy Day which was also changed to holiday so they could try to bring the whole world in without admitting it was a Christian celebration and not the Winter Solstice. Many practices of the Druids and other local religions were distorted a little and added either by the Catholics or Protestants, depending on where you were.
As the years passed, more stories and customs were added and ever less of the truth. What you see in recent years is filled with false religion, and for all purposes should be stayed away from by all Christians. Christ was not born in the winter, but in the spring. And there are no cases of anyone's birthday being celebrated in God's Word, while other religions are filled with it. As for the gifts, those who brought them were not called wise men, but Magi, their equivalent of magicians or astrologers. They also did not bring these gifts to Bethlehem, but two years later to Jerusalem. He was born in a stable, and at that time many of them were small hollowed out caves for the animals.
Other then that, there is almost nothing that is thought of today as having to do with Christmas that was there in the beginning. It is in truth, a Mass to honor Christ's birth, and nothing more. No giving of presents, no feasts, no merry making or other celebrating. If you must, return to a Christ honoring service, giving praise and worship your Lord and God, and remove all of the demonic activities that have been added to Christ's Mass!
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