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Some reasons presents are given at Christmas are:
  • We give gifts as a symbolic gesture of remembering the gifts that were given to Jesus by the Magi as well as in thanks to God for the gift of Jesus. More importantly, God gave His only son (Jesus Christ) so that we can live with Him in heaven someday. He is the only One worthy to pay the price of sin for all mankind.
  • To show the love and care that you have for others.
    It is Jesus' Birthday.
  • We give gifts because we wish to show appreciation for another person.
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