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Why Christmas Matters at Trinity Lutheran Church


The Christmas holiday as a remembrance of the birth of Christ has rich significance, theologically and spiritually, for all.


There has long been two variations on the Christmas theme.  There is the version in which Christmas is largely a commercial enterprise.  At its best, this version is an exercise in generosity, and an opportunity to remember the fundamental importance of family and charity.  At its worst, it is an unseemly weeks-long binge of expenditure and acquisition, an exercise in consumerism and materialism, where we do not celebrate the power of God so much as an observation and demonstration of the ...

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