'Christmas' Tagged Posts

'Christmas' Tagged Posts

Christmas truce

Christmas Truce

In December of 1914 World War I had only been a conflict for a mere 5 months. Despite this, as Christmas approached soldiers’ morale was already extremely low and the causality rates extremely high.  This made what happened on Christmas day of that year that much more inspiring and surprising. Starting on Christmas Eve, many German and British troops fighting in World War I sang Christmas carols to each other across the lines, and at certain points, the Allied soldiers even heard brass bands…


In Isaiah 9:6 we read a Messianic prophecy written nearly seven hundred years before the birth of Christ which says: For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. This is a popular passage this time of year when many people choose to focus on the birth of Jesus because of its association…