Christmas, the name and holiday designated December 25th. Dissected, its meaning is Christ’s Mass, from Old English, “Crīstesmæss”. December 25t h is the annual commemoration of Jesus’ birth some 2,000 years ago. Just as we remember Washington, Lincoln, President’s Day, Veteran’s, Patriot’s, MLK, Native American Day, St. Patrick, St. Valentine’s Day, St. Nicholas and the many other days designated as historical commemorations. So, is the birth of Jesus – Christmas.
The historical document of the birth of Jesus is the New Testament of the Bible, one of two books, which was created from manuscripts, as documented by various writers.
By the way – was Jesus, the little baby boy, born in a stable, a cave, or a barn? He was born in a “manger” (Luke 2:7), which could be found in any of those places. Maybe there was hay. However, it would really be ridiculous to sing