Christmas Essay in English

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Christmas is the greatest festival of Christians. It is celebrated with great enthusiasm like other festivals of different communities through­out the world.

It comes on 25th of December every year. It is the date when Jesus Christ was born. It is like Krishna Janmashtami of the Hin­dus.

Great preparations are made. All houses and churches are white washed. They are decorated with buntings, flowers and pictures, the shops are also decorated in a beautiful way. Rich and poor, all enjoy the festival.

The Christians plant a Christmas tree on this day. They cut the branch of a tree and plant it in a corner of the house.

Then they deco­rate this tree with lamps and toys and flowers. At night, it looks very beautiful. All the members of the house sit together and sing prayers in praise of Lord Jesus. Guests and friends also join them.

Christmas gifts are presented to them. Christmas greetings and beautiful Christ­mas cards are sent to friends and relatives on this occasion.

Then the people hold a feast. It consists of the finest things that the Christian family can afford. The lady of the house in her best dress moves about with great joy and enthusiasm. After the feast they dance and sing.

Most of the Christians drink a little wine on this day. They enjoy the dance and music very much. They dance in pairs, holding hands of each other.

The children also do the same. This is the way in which Christmas is celebrated and enjoyed. The festival comes to a close late at night. All gather in the church to pray to God. They pray that they may lead a happy life in the coming year.

It makes the people remember Lord Jesus who is thought by them to be the son of God. God sent him to save the people from sin and misery.

He saved them and died on the cross for them. All those who have faith in him shall be saved. Thus this festival teaches them and their children to live a noble life of prayer, love and sacrifice.

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