Why people give gifts to each other on Christmas?
Because you have to celebrate cristmas.
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Answer . The phrase " Happy Christmas" is a British expression, and in other parts of the English speaking world it is "Merry Christmas".. In either case the sentiment is to wish the other person an "enjoyable holiday".. Answer . People say Happy Christmas because they want their family and …friends to have an enjoyable holiday. (MORE)
We do this to represent the three kings giving presents of Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh to Jesus when he was born. We also do this to show other people that they are special to us.
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 som…eday. 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. i. (MORE)
In India, many Christians celebrate Christmas by going to specialservices at church and eating festive meals. Some families docelebrate by giving small gifts to children.
we give gifts on Christmas day to celebrate jesus's birthday cuz The reason is that the creator of the universe has given a very special gift to you: the first Christmas gift.The gifts we give are a recognition of His spirit of giving, even though our gifts cannot compare to what He gave us. Christ…mas is a special day for the nations of the world to celebrate the gift of a Savior, Jesus, the Christ, who brought to us, from God, the good news that our sins can be forgiven and that we might live eternally with Him. There is but one special provision: you must honestly accept Him as your Savior and as the Lord of your life. Will you accept this greatest of gifts? Read the Gospel of John verses 16 through 17 in chapter 3. Also, read the story of His birth in Luke, chapters 2 and 3. (MORE)
That would have to be the three wise men who brought the baby Jesus gifts of frankincense and mirh. I think that giving gifts at Christmas is a way of representing the gift of life, as Jesus' birthday is on Christmas Day.
People give gifts on Christmas because Jesus Christ gave us the ultimate gift in dying on the cross for our sins. Hope this helps.
You give because the three wise men brought gifts to Jesus, so we give to friends and family
it is nice to give a gift when you do you feel good inside and sometimes your the one getting gifts. i was always told its better to give than recive and i think thats right
A rubber chicken, something silly that pertains to them or something they have done. Maybe if you have footage of them from various times or pictures make a CD of them or collage in a frame, a silly picture of you both or them on a tshirt - it really depends on your sense of humours, relationship, a…nd what one another knows the other has done - play on those things, use your imagination and I am sure you will come up with something fun & funny. (MORE)
If i had a week of give gift out to others. I will give a million dollar to every homeless person. So they can get back on there feet so they can get health. I will treat all the young kids to feild trip to CC's pizza, zoo, and King's Dominion. In show them the right way of wizdam and sprots man shi…p. I will give my Wife the best gift she always want. A loven husband and a lovely family. In the dream house she always want to live in. In give my mom & dad some grand kids. (MORE)
This goes back to man's beginning. In the Bible, a book that goes back a very long way, it records that Adam, in the garden of Eden, gave his wife her name. (Genesis 3:20)
There's no special gifts. People give each other whatever they think would be nice and bring joy.
Uggs . Scarf . Perfume/Cologne . Nail polish kits / manicure sets . Athletic jerseys . Fishing pole . New jacket . Nice socks . DVDs . iTunes cards/iPod . Camping gear . Shaving gift sets / electric razor . Video games . Tech toys (like a drone, remote helicopter) . Kindle Fire . …Art portfolio and supplies . Decorative string lights . Candy . Board games / cards . Jeans . Hair accessories . Jewelry . Digital camera . Extended battery packs for cell phones . Tetherball, volleyball and net, other sporting goods . Leather bound writing journal . Book of scholarships (MORE)
This depends on personal family traditions. The majority of Australian people open their gifts on Christmasmorning. However, in communities where there are strong ties toEuropean homelands (e.g. The German Lutherans), many people givetheir gifts on Christmas Eve. Families with Finnish heritage often…do the same. (MORE)
yes they give gifts..and alot of other things ,ithink its very just like the Us.
Some people would. If it is something they don't want or need, many charities will take those items and give them to people who can use them. Most people will keep their gifts though.
i think the answer is presents or cards because that's what everyone give most people for Christmas i hope i helped **mini moe
Yes, they do. On the Christmas Eve after eating a meal (made of 12 different dishes!) they are going to open the gifts that were put under the Christmas Tree. It's on the 24th of December, in the evening. Actually the whole celebration should start when the first star appears on the sky.
Gifts are given at Christmas as a reminder of the gifts that were given to baby Jesus by the wise men.
The point of giving gifts is not just giving and receiving gifts, it's sharing time with family and friends and practicing the act of sharing.
There are 4 people at a party Each person brings one gift for each other person What is the total number of gifts at the party?
    1 2 3 4 if person number 1 has to give a gift to person 2, 3 and 4 (hint), he/she has to buy three presents. If there are 4 people and they each have to do this, the sum you would need to use is 4 x 3. The answer to that would be 12. There would be 12 gifts at the party.
Answer Santa Claus or Father Christmas Answer Friends, family, neighbours, boyfriend, girlfriend, Husband or Wife, all give gifts at Christmas.
Yes, the majority of Scottish people are Christian and celebrate Christmas as the main religious occasion (you absolute moron). It is increasingly popular to share gifts with family and friends, even with strangers, at Christmas time. Scotland however has a vibrant and exciting cultural and ethnic s…cene which includes a vast array of religions including Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and even Jedism. I hope this answers your question, merry Christmas and a happy new year! (MORE)
to show people they love them. or for special occasions plays, musicals, b-days anaversieries or to say your sorry. Or for sympothy
No, China does not give gifts at Christmas. This is becauseChristmas Day is not an official holiday in China.
This question makes no sense. It sounds like you're asking what to get people (who celebrate Hanukkah) for Christmas. People who celebrate Hanukkah do not want Christmas presents. They do not celebrate Christmas.
Anything from warm socks to iPods. Warm clothing, gift cards to big stores like Best Buy or Nordstroms, Christmas decorations and ornaments. Electronics, and little shaving kits and gadgets that a working person can use every day like a coffee mug for the car or a leather wallet. No matter your budg…et, you really can't go wrong with Christmas. It's socially acceptable to get someone a gift that costs $1,500 dollars all the way down to $1.50. It's the thought that counts. (MORE)
It really depends on your relationship with the man. You would not always give your father the same things you would give your husband. Mainly, just give them something they are interested in. Things they can interact with are usually good. Some examples of gifts that I picked up for my guys this y…ear: Father: Twirl a Squirrel and a bird feeder (because he cracks up at the YouTube videos) Husband: iPod, new pocketknife, wireless headphones for the Xbox, tools Friend: $25 iTunes card (loves his iPhone and music) Brother and brother in law: Gerber camping hatchets (both outdoorsy) Father in law: Log roller for chopping firewood (he is always commenting it would be nice to have one) (MORE)
This is a debatable question, but there are many different views on this. 1. 3 wise men gave gifts to Jesus in Bethlehem 2 Jesus gave his life for the world so that people could go to heaven. 3. St. Nicholas was so jolly and what not that he gave gifts to children and blah blah blah idk the …rest of that whole shebang. There is no correct reason why, so you can decide for yourself why man-kind is the way it is during Christmas. Christmas or Christmas Day is a holiday held on December 25 to commemorate the birth of Jesus, the central figure of Christianity. The date is not known to be the actual birth date of Jesus, and may have initially been chosen to correspond with either the day exactly nine months after some early Christians believed Jesus had been conceived, the date of the winter solstice on the ancient Roman calendar, or one of various ancient winter festivals. Christmas is central to the Christmas and holiday season, and in Christianity marks the beginning of the larger season of Christmastide, which lasts twelve days. Although a Christian holiday, Christmas is also widely celebrated by many non-Christians, and some of its popular celebratory customs have pre-Christian or secular themes and origins. Popular modern customs of the holiday include gift-giving, music, an exchange of greeting cards, church celebrations, a special meal, and the display of various decorations; including Christmas trees, lights, garlands, mistletoe, nativity scenes, and holly. In addition, Father Christmas (known as Santa Claus in some areas, including North America, Australia and Ireland) is a popular folklore figure in many countries, associated with the bringing of gifts for children. Because gift-giving and many other aspects of the Christmas festival involve heightened economic activity among both Christians and non-Christians, the holiday has become a significant event and a key sales period for retailers and businesses. The economic impact of Christmas is a factor that has grown steadily over the past few centuries in many regions of the world (MORE)
In days past, unwanted gifts ended up in the attic. However, inmany cases you can "regift" the item to someone else who mayappreciate it. If you do this, you should label the gift when youget it so you don't gift the original giver.
They are willing to give up their treasures to buy each other gifts because they care more about their spouse's happiness than they do about their treasures. They love each other so much that they would give up their most prized possession to make their spouse happy on Christmas.
Yes . Passover is a Jewish festival which calls for gala celebration with family and friends. It is a regular practice to give and take Passover gifts to and from Seder feasts. After all, it is a grand celebration marked with a grand dinner and what could be better than attractive Passover gifts…? The traditional gifts of Passover that are usually exchanged are boxes of fruits and sweets. There is also a custom to gift wines, being used for the rituals of Seder. Another gift idea for Passover is Passover flowers that happen to be the most obvious choice for everybody. Link it all up with Passover - a day of celebration with tasty dishes and wine glasses. You could also gift varied kinds of dishware and silverware as Passover presents to the ones to come over to your Passover party.. Remember that in a Seder feast, only Matzah foods are allowed, but one can also carry with them chocolate covered Matzah foods or crackers or Kosher foods and drinks. The other options for Passover gifts are Seder plates, Haggadah books - all of which has a religious significance.. Don't forget to explore options like Matzah and Afikomen covers, Table centerpieces and dinnerware. They are good gift ideas for Pesach feasts. During this Jewish festival which is usually celebrated around April, calls for cleaning the house and making everything perfect. The main aim is to remove the yeast from all corners of the house. This festival of Passover commences at the sunset on the 14th day of Nisan (falling in March or April) and continues for either seven or eight days. It is otherwise known as the feast of Unleavened Bread. Types of Passover gifts : There is a habit to exchange gifts among the Jews with one another during this festive occasion. Passover gifts are the best way to reciprocate love and regard and Passover gift items generally include artistic ones like: . Hand-embroidered matzah cover . Ceremonial serving piece (Seder plate) . Passover cookbook . Seder and Matzah plates . Silver plated Elijah and Miriams' cups . Haggadahs Holder . Matzah box . Matzah tray . Star of David wrapped soaps . Beeswax candles . Matzah and Afikomen bag set . Other Passover gift items comprise of - Jewish religious books, Jewish symbols, religious items, jewelry pieces, music, books, kosher gift basket, and Judaica greeting cards. These are all traditional Passover gifts which are commonly exchanged among friends. Besides all these, Kosher wines and Matzah covers happen to be wonderful Passover gift basket ideas. . (MORE)
If by Spanish you mean anybody of Latin American or Central American nationality, in most cases, we exchange gifts during Christmas Eve. However, it depends on how they have been raised. I know many Puerto Rican families that because of their affiliation with the states, they celebrate the 25th and …also do the gift exchange the morning of. (MORE)
People give gifts on Christmas because Jesus Christ gave us the ultimate gift in dying on the cross for our sins. . Some people believe that because Saint Nick gives gifts we give gifts to celebrate the joy of giving. and we give to say Jesus gave us the greatest gift so accept him and I my heart …give you this gift . (MORE)
Well, you could also give presents on Easter and birthdays!!! On Easter you could give a present or simply just give delicious chocolate to someone special.
I think that sweden give gifts such as 24 ginger bread cookies, and wooden straws.
Just regular presents that most other countries give to each other i.e. Americans & English people might give toys, video games etc.
Koreans often give chickens or rice and fancy clothes depending on if its North or South Korea.
Usually People give each other what the other person wants. Some people have a Christmas wish list of the items they want.
The best gift to give during Christmas is something that money cannot buy. It's not even for sale at any shopping center and it is free. Know what it is? Love is the best gift ever and you can give it to anyone.
Chocolate is a very popular christmas gift as is ginger bread and mince pies. Candy canes are also associated with christmas but are a bit too small for a gift. Fruit cakes decorated with marzipan and thick icing are a very traditional gift for christmas, especially when decorated with a piece of ho…lly. (MORE)
Gifts at Christmas are symbolic of the gift of grace Jesus gave to us through his sacraficial death on the cross. It's also symbolic of the 'love thy neighbor as thyself' message God gives to us through Jesus.
Sometimes children would receive only one toy to share, or one simple toy each if they were lucky. Some years, they received only fruit (such as oranges) for Christmas gifts, or perhaps a pair of socks. It's hard for people who did not live through the depression to believe, but that is how poor man…y were. (MORE)
The Christmas holiday was a much longer, and more deeply religiousholiday in Medieval times. That said, people did participate insome sort of gift giving during their celebrations, though itvaried greatly by class. Rich landowners and noblepeople were known for showering friendsand loved ones with …generous feasts and opulent gifts. The peasantclass would also have regaled in song and communal gatherings, butthe most common gifts besides eachother's company would have beencontributions of food for the feast. Besides their own modest Christmas celebrations, many of the poor,peasant class toiled to produce lavish holiday festivals for theirLords. One or a few lucky workers might have been given anopportunity to join the feast, or they may received a "gift" ofmeat from their Lords for their own Christmas dinner. Some alsosometimes received some coin on New Years Day from their benevolentlandowners. Whatever the nature of the gifts, it would have been more common togive on New Years or "Epiphany Day" - January 6th - when earlyChristians comemmorated the visiting of the Magi to the Baby Jesus.Christmas itself would have been reserved for more reverentactivities. (MORE)
Santa travels around the world, I assume from east to west, on Christmas Eve night to the morning of Christmas Day while everyone is still asleep.
The statistics for how many people prefer getting gifts rather thangiving them for Christmas are not available; however, those whoprefer to give gifts can understand what the saying, "It is moreblessed to give than to receive" really means.
People give Christmas gifts for a variety of reasons. First, the Christmas holiday is meant to celebrate the birth of Christ, and gifts are traditionally part of a birthday celebration. Second, retail advertising has lead to more and more gifts given at Christmastime as a physical showing of love …and affection for family, friends, and those who have been particularly helpful to one during the past year. Third, over time society as grown more affluent, and with that growth in disposable income has come a proliferation in the number and value of gifts given at Christmastime. (MORE)
Yes. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints(the "Mormon" church) celebrate Christmas and follow the samecustoms that are common in their nation or culture, which usuallyincludes gift giving. If you'd like to learn more about Mormons beliefs about Christmas,check out the 'Related …Links' below. (MORE)
The history of festivities and giving gifts dates back to theAncient Rome's Saturnalia festivities, held during the last tendays of december. When Christianity became the Roman Empire's Statereligion, the early Church fathers wanted to incorporate these verypopular pagan festivities in the Christian… calendar, and decided tocelebrate the birth of Christ in the same period. The story of thethree Kings bringing gifts was a good and Christian excuse formaintaining the habit of exchanging small gifts. But today's tradition of abundant gift-giving dates back to theemergence of Santa Claus and the commercialization of Christmas inthe US since the second half of the 19th century. Santa Claus isderived from Sinte Klaas (St. Nicholas), a popular midwintergift-giving celebration in parts of northwestern Europe that datesback to the early 17th century and still is celebrated there -today mostly in Belgium and The Netherlands - on December 5th. (MORE)