Christmas is an annual religious and cultural festival celebrated worldwide on December 25 marking the birth of Jesus Christ. It precedes the season of Advent, or the Nativity Fast, and begins the season of Christmastide. Whereas, in the West lasts for twelve days and culminates on Twelfth Night. Christmas Day is a public holiday in many countries. Majority of Christians observe it religiously and many non-Christians celebrate it culturally. Also, it is an important element of the holiday season. The church decided on December 25 in the early fourth century. However, the month and date of Jesus' birth remain unknown. On the Roman calendar, this corresponds to the winter solstice. It is nine months after the Annunciation, which falls on March 25, the spring equinox. Most Christians celebrate on December 25 around the world. However, some parts of Eastern Christian Churches celebrate on December 25 as per Old Julian calendar. But this date corresponds to January 7 in the Gregorian calendar. According to Luke and Matthew's gospels, Jesus was born in Bethlehem to the Virgin Mary. According to Luke's gospel, Joseph and Mary journeyed from Nazareth to Bethlehem for the census. After which Jesus was born in a manger there. Shepherds adored him after angels declared him as savior for all the people. The magi followed a star to Bethlehem to bring gifts to Jesus, the Jewish king, according to Matthew's account. The family escaped to Egypt and then returned to Nazareth after King Herod ordered the slaughter of all the boys under the age of two in Bethlehem. In the Roman calendar, the winter solstice fell on December 25. Saint Augustine's sermon from the late fourth century explains why this was an appropriate day to commemorate Christ's birth. Here are few Funny Christmas Quotes that follows:

Funny Christmas Quotes