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Summary: Some questions to explore this season.

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Christmas Questions

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PE: What is Christmas?

Callie: It’s God’s birthday.

Lexi: It’s Jesus’ birthday.

Lauren: And it’s when Santa Claus comes to our house and brings us presents.

Abby: It’s because Jesus was born. But He isn’t born every Christmas. He was just born once a long time ago. We just celebrate it at Christmas.

PE: What is the Christmas spirit?

Lindsay: It means you’re happy and joyful and very loving. And it means you’ve got Jesus in your heart if you’re a Christian. You’re not greedy, at least not on that day. When you get older, you have the Christmas spirit.

PE: So you don’t think kids have the Christmas spirit?

Lindsay: Not all kids. A lot of kids are greedy.

Kianna: And they don’t like the presents that they get. They whine about it and say, “I didn’t want this for a present.”

PE: Where do you think presents come from?

Kevin and Callie: Santa!

Abby: Santa makes the presents. He has elves to help him.

Lexi: I think they come from a factory.

Lindsay: Some presents are from God. Like the present of love and the present of joy and the present of babies.

Lauren: My mom buys some presents, but she doesn’t get much. Santa brings more than a few and that’s why Santa is so special. He knows how to do it the best because that’s his job.

Johnathon: Our presents come from our mom and dad and our whole family. Maybe sometimes from Santa, but sometimes I think it’s my mom and dad putting the presents in the stockings.

Lindsay: It’s funny — my mom goes shopping a few weeks before. But she always says she has to go grocery shopping.

PE: What’s the best Christmas present you’ve ever received?

Lexi: A Sponge Bob skateboard.

Callie: Man, there’s just so many. I can’t choose!

Emily: A princess vacuum. I help my mom clean with it.

Lauren: A Barbie boat. But I tried to see if it would float and it sank.

Lindsay: A Gameboy.

Kianna: I like the trampoline we got for an early present.

Kevin: A remote-control car.

PE: Did you know that we give each other presents because Jesus was given presents when He was born? Do you know what they were?

Kianna: He probably got prayers.

Johnathon: He got perfume and gold and … I forgot the last thing. I need to read the Bible some more.

PE: What if you could give a present to Jesus today. What would you give Him?

Callie: A birthday card.

Lexi: A bowling ball. When it’s raining, He could use the bowling ball to make thunder.

Austin: Boom!

Lauren: A flashlight.

Abby: Christmas lights. If He couldn’t figure out how they worked, then He could use them as a rope.

Rhett: I would give Him love. Love and a magazine to read.

Kianna: I would give Him my prayers. I think He would feel happy about that.

Lindsay: I would give Him a new song for the angel choir.

Johnathon: A hug, a kiss and perfume and gold. Or maybe just gold.

Emily: I would give Him ornaments for His Christmas tree.

PE: Why is it important to celebrate Christmas?

Lauren: Jesus wants us to be happy because He saved us from being sad. Jesus heals us and He knows we’re really special.


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