Actually "Christmas" did not become an official Christian holiday until the middle of the 4th century. But December 25th was celebrated as a major pagan holiday for centuries and centuries long before Jesus was ever born.
 
It was a very dark occult festival that celebrated the birthday of the "sun god" in all his various forms. In fact, it is said that as a part of this winter solstice celebration in ancient Babylon, pagans believed that a heroic supernatural figure (the sun god Nimrod) would visit an evergreen tree and leave gifts on December 25th.
 
Now keep in mind that this was long, long before Jesus was ever born. Merry Christmas!
 
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Jeremiah 10:2-4
 
King James Version (KJV)
 
2 Thus saith the LORD, Learn not the way of the heathen, and be not dismayed at the signs of heaven; for the heathen are dismayed at them.
 
3 For the customs of the people are vain: for one cutteth a tree out of the forest, the work of the hands of the workman, with the axe.
 
4 They deck it with silver and with gold; they fasten it with nails and with hammers, that it move not.
 
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Jeremiah 10:1-25
 
Hear the word that the Lord speaks to you, O house of Israel. Thus says the Lord: “Learn not the way of the nations, nor be dismayed at the signs of the heavens because the nations are dismayed at them, for the customs of the peoples are vanity. A tree from the forest is cut down and worked with an axe by the hands of a craftsman. They decorate it with silver and gold; they fasten it with hammer and nails so that it cannot move. Their idols are like scarecrows in a cucumber field, and they cannot speak; they have to be carried, for they cannot walk. Do not be afraid of them, for they cannot do evil, neither is it in them to do good.”
 
 
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Jeremiah 10:2-4
 
Thus says the Lord: “Learn not the way of the nations, nor be dismayed at the signs of the heavens because the nations are dismayed at them, for the customs of the peoples are vanity. A tree from the forest is cut down and worked with an axe by the hands of a craftsman. They decorate it with silver and gold; they fasten it with hammer and nails so that it cannot move.
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