Everyone is so concerned about "Merry Christmas" verses "Happy Holidays". What about the context of either saying? Are you going through a good time in life? Then it is Merry but if you're going through a rough patch it can feel like salt in a wound.
Please open your Bibles to Luke 2:8-20 which we will read in a few minutes.
In this part of the narrative of the Christmas story we read of the encounter of the angels with the shepherds on the night of the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem.
With that in mind lets go ahead and read Luke