Monday, December 20, 2010

Christmas and #25 - Bible patterns show 25 is about Jesus appearing

Many have wondered over the years why we celebrate Jesus birth on December 25th? We believe shepherds would not be in the fields in a cold month like December, nor would everyone be expected to travel during these cold/even snowing days during winter, but what if there is a good reason for celebrating Christmas on the 25th?

Some claim Christmas is celebrated on the 25th after a pagan holiday but that is speculation. The patterns of number symbols in the Bible give us lots of evidence that the number 25 is symbolic of God/Jesus appearing on earth before men. I suspect we celebrate Christmas on the 25 because it is a celebration of Jesus, Son of God, appearance on earth - the biggest clue to this is the 25,000th verse of the Bible - Luke 2:26 "And it had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not see death before he had seen the Lord's Christ". In the next verse baby Jesus is officially/publicly brought to the temple.

Below are some tweets I've shared on this subject - in them you will see that Jesus/God appeared at other times related to #25 in the Bible. These are just a few of the evidences for #25 being about appearances of Jesus/God on earth...

Tweets about Christmas/#25 and Jesus...consider reviewing them in reverse order (bottom to top)
#Christmas and #25 (2 and 5); Numbers in text have meaning; 5 loaves/2 fish seem to say #Jesus is revealing he is God/messiah #jesustweeters
#Christmas and #25 - 25 related to seeing #Jesus; Mark 6:38 He said "How many loaves do you have? Go look!" they said "Five, and two fish"
#Christmas and #25 - 25, 52, 5/2 related numbers - John 6:9 a lad is here with five barley loaves and two fish - Lad = Jesus? #apologetics
#christmas and #25 - 25 is about appearances of #Jesus before men - I suspect 5 loaves and 2 fish is a related symbol - #jesus appearing
#Christmas/#25 seems more about Jesus appearing than his birthday; The 25125th verse - Luke 5:17 #Jesus teaching there before the Pharisees
#christmas and Bible patterns for #25 - The "25025"th verse - Luke "2:51" #Jesus went down to Nazareth; "appearing" #theology #jesustweeters
#christmas and #25 -= #Jesus/God appearances - the 2525th #Bible verse - Exo 34:28 Moses was there with the LORD forty days and forty nights
#Christmas, the #Bible and #25 - the 2500th Bible verse - Exodus 34:3 - no man is to be seen on the mountain - where God is appearing #Jesus
#25 and #Christmas - #Bible's 25,000th verse - 25,000 Luke 2:26 Simeon promised he would SEE the messiah before death - v27 Baby Jesus comes
#Christmas December 25th not likely day for #Jesus birth; #Bible patterns seem to demonstrate #25 is about appearances of God #jesustweeters

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