[Christmas] was not one of the early feasts of the Christian
church. In fact the observance of birthdays was condemned as
a heathen custom repugnant to Christians" -
The American Book of Days, George W. Douglas,p. 658.
Once again, there is no record of Jesus, the apostles or even the early Christian church ever
celebrating such an event.
What is even more interesting is that the mere observance of birthdays in general was considered a
So that begs the question, when did people start celebrating the birth of Jesus and how did
they come up with
the dates that we have (Dec 25 and Jan 6)?