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:
It's a nice gesture to send Christmas cards to your loved ones to let them know you think they're worth the cost of a postage.
Giving a young child something practical for Christmas is the cruellest thing you can do.
When "All I Want For Christmas Is You" is played on the radio practically nonstop during this time of year, I detest it. and even that is insufficient.
Thanks for being a long, flammable piece of cloth that people like to hang over a blazing fireplace, stockings.
Do you realize the reason so many people adore Jesus? There would be no Christmas without Jesus.
Keep the receipts for all significant purchases, as well as your adversaries and friends.
The four food groups that we elves attempt to follow are candy, candy canes, candy corn, and syrup.
One thing I adore about Christmas is how carefree and stress-free the holiday season is.
The genuine spirit of Christmas is people helping people, not just me.
A Christmas sweater will always make me laugh for some reason.
Are we not losing sight of Christmas's fundamental meaning? You are aware that Santa was born.
The next day's job search is the part of office Christmas parties that I dislike.
Send your packages early so that they can be delivered by the post office in time for Christmas.
Never be concerned about your Christmas tree's size. They are all 30 feet tall in the view of kids.
Man exists in three stages: the Santa Claus stage, the non-Santa Claus stage, and the Santa Claus stage.
My Christmas lights are still up. They complement the pumpkin so well.
I'm at a loss for words, yet it's Christmas and we're all miserable.
Santa is particularly cheery because he is aware of the residences of all the wicked girls.
Santa Claus is right in his thinking. visit individuals just once a year.
I adore the holiday. I get so many great gifts, I can't wait to swap them all.
With a few dollars in your pocket, it's simpler to experience a slight increase in spirituality.
We exchange motorized tie racks to commemorate the birth of the one who commanded us to offer everything to the needy.
Christmas is a box filled with family-owned tree ornaments.
Knowing that tomorrow's garage sales are today's Christmas presents is always comforting.
During the Christmas season, you spend money from the following year to purchase gifts for this year.
Christmas is my favorite season because it allows you to use the present to make people forget about the past.
The reason why I won’t open my mail after Christmas is that the mail from my bank clears the credit card dues.