Christmas is just a day away and preparations are sure to be on in full swing in most homes. Like every year, it will be celebrated on December 25 worldwide. The word ‘Christmas’ is derived from the old English word ‘Cristes Maesse’, which means the Mass of Christ. Christmas Day marks the birth of Jesus Christ who was born to Mother Mary and Joseph in Bethlehem, Israel, around 2000 years ago. Mother Virgin Mary was engaged to Joseph and Jesus is believed conceived through the Holy Spirit. The angel who had told Mary about the birth of the child had said he would be named Jesus, as he was the son of God.

Christmas is the time when people are happy and exchange gifts and greetings. Christmas carols are sung from home to home and there are sweets and a feast. Christmas Day is the start of the Christian liturgical year, which initiates the 12 days of Christmastide. Christians offer prayers in church and greet family members and friends. India.com shares a list of the best quotes and messages for Christmas, which you can send to your loved ones and wish them Merry Christmas!

Check all the messages on Christmas here:

 

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May your Christmas be decorated with cheer and filled with love. Have a wonderful holiday!

 

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Count your blessings, sing your Christmas carols, open your gifts, and make a wish under the Christmas tree. May you have a Merry Christmas!

 

 

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May your Christmas sparkle and your holiday overflow with gifts and love. Merry Christmas!

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May you be wrapped with love and warmth and be blessed with a long and healthy life. Merry Christmas and a happy New Year!!

 

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May the treasures and pleasures of Christmas be with you with love and peace all year through. Merry Christmas!