Christmas is coming soon and people are in a mood to start the celebration, they are already in a flow of shopping and arranging all the necessary things. Most of the people have already completed the required things, one of the main problems is that some people even don’t know the actual religious fact of Christmas. They have to know all the important religious fact of everything which is used at the time of Christmas.
Here are the top 5 religious Christmas facts that you need to know:
1 : Why ‘Jingle Bells’ associated with Christmas
There are a number of religious facts about Christmas, but people don't even know why their ancestors do, currently they are doing these things only for the enjoyment and for the decoration purpose but each and everything has his own value and symbol. Jingle bell is associated with Christmas as James Lord Pierpont who wrote the song in the 1850s for thanksgiving in his school but that song got so much popular and that song is commonly used in Christmas for thanksgiving.
2 : Christmas Lights and Other Decorations
There are lots of shocking Christmas facts as in North and South America it is common to decorate the outside area of the house with the help of lights and other such decoration stuff, now such type of decoration completely spread across the world and most of the people decorate the house with the help of lights. The main thing is that the Municipalities sponsor the decorations, not only the light decoration is important but the small Christmas village display is also located at many houses, sometimes they also place a huge Christmas tree at the square of the town. You can also buy Christmas flowers online for decoration as there are a lot of options available.
3 : Christmas Trees and Plants
Some people believe that Martin Luther started some modern tradition of Christmas, but the word Christmas tree word came from German speaking words. The Christmas tree custom started in Germany and then it came to England via Queen Charlotte, from then it is spread across the world. Christmas tree often explains the pagan tradition and adaptation of pagan tree worship. Christmas tree is completely decorated with the help of balloons, crowns and many more things not only they decorate the Christmas tree but also the interior of the house. There are some other traditional decoration things that are also available which is placed nearby Christmas trees such as bells, candles, angels and many more such things which give a decent look to a Christmas tree.
4 : Stocking Tradition
Stocking tradition is a tradition which comes from Dutch, as the Dutch people believe that they if they keep some food into the shoes for the St. Nicolas and then St. Nicolas will give them gifts in the same shoes. Now in the current time American are doing the same thing they place the stocking above the fireplace, this stocking are filled with small gifts and toys. There are many online portals available through which you can send Christmas gifts online to anyone from any location in the world. Currently most of the part of world is using such technique to give gifts to people and make them happy.
5 : Santa Claus, St. Nick, and Other Gift-Bringers
Christmas in the western word means to give a gift to their friends and relatives, in simple words, it is a festival of exchanging gifts. Then the concept came which is popularly known as Santa Claus which gives gifts to everyone. Santa Claus, St Nick, and many such Christmas father are introduced one after another for a good cause. The first and the most popular was created by a German-American cartoonist Thomas Nast and then later on this image got followed by the rest of the world. Father Christmas is recorded in the 15 century.
There are a number of facts but people even don’t know why they are celebrating such things, whatever the fact is but people like to enjoy each and every moment of Christmas. The complete scenario or the facts are made only for the enjoyment and to remember Jesus Christ. The method of celebration changes from location to location, as people like to enjoy their festival as per their choice.