Why is Christmas our Most Celebrated Holiday – Part 2

For the next two weeks we will be re-publishing some US Renewal Classics that are the most widely-read blogs I’ve ever written.  They all center on Jesus Christ whose life has changed the world like no other.

Billions of people around the world celebrate Christmas in 160 nations. That’s eighty percent of the countries of the world.

Here in America, 71% of American adults say their religious faith is at least somewhat important in their daily life, including 47% who say it’s Very Important. A new Rasmussen poll finds that 74% of American adults say Christmas should be celebrated in public schools.

Last week we looked at five reasons why Christmas is supreme. Let’s conclude with four further reasons as to why Jesus gets and deserves the global place of honor.

There is no one like Jesus.

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Why is Christmas our Most Celebrated Holiday? Part 1

For the next three weeks we will be re-publishing some US Renewal Classics that are the most widely-read blogs I’ve ever written.  They all center on Jesus Christ whose life has changed the world like no other.

In thirteen days, three-quarters of the world will celebrate Christmas–the world’s largest holiday. Ninety percent of Americans celebrate Christmas with my home state of Washington being the most “Christmasy” state in the union.

Check out where your state stands here.

Why is Christmas the most celebrated holiday? Because there is no one who has influenced the world more than Jesus of Nazareth.

Christmas is the biggest because there is no one like Jesus.

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A Proverb a Day Keeps Sin Away

This week we celebrate the life and legacy of George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States. I never knew Bush the Elder on a personal level, but met him during the 1980’s. President Bush was an honorable man who served his family and country faithfully.

When I think of him, the character qualities of humility, loyalty and civility come to mind. These and many other traits are marvelously expounded in the Bible’s “Wisdom Book”–Proverbs.

If “imitation is the greatest form of admiration,” then we would do well to follow our former president’s example by re-discovering the moral power of the book of Proverbs.

After all, a proverb a day keeps sin away.

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