6 edition of Is Santa Claus Real? Is Santa Claus God? found in the catalog.
December 9, 2005
by Trafford Publishing
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||24|
Many American children are looking forward to the arrival of Santa Claus on Christmas Eve, bearing presents for good little boys and girls. But most of those celebrating don't know that there is a real man behind the story of Santa Claus, and that real man was a . Bible verses related to Santa Claus from the King James Version (KJV) by Relevance - Sort By Book Order Colossians - Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.
Saints like Santa Claus are not considered gods, because nobody worships at the altar of Santa Claus. He is a mythological human, like Paul Bunyan or St. Valentine, who have mythologies but aren’t worshipped. Commercialism supplants Catholicism. The mall replaces the Mass. But Santa Claus does not depose St. Nicholas. Though many parents reject Santa Claus as a fib, Santa Claus is true because he is a symbol of truth. Santa Claus represents those unseen powers that are a part of life—the most important part of life.
According to the classic reply to the 8-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon in — throughout which the name “Santa Claus” could easily be replaced with “God” — Santa “lives, and he. Don't look away until you discover all over again that special goodness and caring that's the real Spirit of Christmas, the spirit that some call Santa Claus. Then find a .
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The book was originally to be used to help parents answer their children when they ask if Santa Claus is real. The author believes that the Holy Spirit dwells in him and helped write the book. The book starts off with two simple questions that at first might startle some readers.
Is this author insinuating that Santa Claus is really God. Yes, He is. In fact, He is insinuating that God is in all things. The book goes on Author: The Is Santa Claus Real? Is Santa Claus God? book Spirit (working through a common man). Santa Claus Is for Real: A True Christmas Fable About the Magic of Believing: Charles Edward Hall, Bret Witter: : Books.
+ $ shipping. Used: Good | Details. Sold by Lifos Books. Condition: Used: Good. Comment: Used book at great price. Most economical, best, fastest, most reliable and top quality book/5(31). Santa Claus is for Real is a truly magical journey that Charles Edward Hall takes us on. This is also his journey as he narrates the audiobook and it was perfect.
Hall has been Santa at the Radio City Christmas Spectacular since /5. Take, for example, the “secular” figure of Santa Claus. The latter derives from the fourth century Bishop, Saint Nicholas, a real, flesh and blood figure and a devout man of God.
As Bill. The Gospel of Santa Claus is what I call "a novel for the whole family" that will cause each of us to reflect on the true reason for the season of Christmas. It will enlighten all - that Santa Claus is a real person, who he is, and what his purpose is - through an intriguing, historical fiction story that includes life lessons and devotions.
The Real Santa Claus, - Read more about Christian parenting and family. While he never wore a red suit, smoked a pipe, or slid down chimneys, the real Santa's story actually has a lot to do with. The man we know as Santa Claus has a history all his own.
Today, he is thought of mainly as the jolly man in red, but his story stretches all the way back to. Santa is the greatest gift-giver you can imagine. Even people who don’t believe in Santa agree that he is the greatest gift-giver they’ve heard about. But if you can imagine Santa is the greatest gift-giver, then he must be real.
Otherwise, there would be an even more famous gift-giver that everyone knows about. • Santa Claus is omniscient (all knowing). Like God (Matthew ), Santa is All Knowing, he's Omniscient.
According to the Christmas rhyme: “He sees you when you're sleeping, He knows when you're awake, He knows if you've been bad or good, So be good for goodness sake, 'cause Santa Claus is Coming to Town, He's making a list, He's. "No Santa Claus. Thank God, he lives, and he lives forever.
A thousand years from now, Virginia, nay, ten times ten thousand years from now, he will continue to make glad the heart of childhood." (Francis P. Church Yes, Virginia There is a Santa Claus, The New York Sun, Septem ) Psalm 'This teacher has upset all our children and will really be in Santa's bad books now.
Of all the mistakes to make in a classroom, this is up there with the worst.' The Real Santa Claus Caught. Santa Claus is said to make lists of children throughout the world, categorizing them according to their behavior ("good" and "bad", or "naughty" and "nice") and to. The Dutch call him Sinterklaas – which has come into American English as ‘Santa Claus’ – short for Sint Nicolaas or St.
Nicholas. Nicholas and Santa Claus are historically the same man. Santa Claus is make-believe. Jesus is more real than the roof on your house.
Santa Claus only shows up once a year. Jesus promises, “I am with you always” (Matthew ). You say to your kid every night: He is standing by your bed.
He is with you when you get up in the morning. He is with you when you go to school today. Santa Claus, also known as Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, Saint Nick, Kris Kringle, or simply Santa, is an imaginary figure originating in Western Christian culture who is said to bring gifts to the homes of well-behaved children on the night of Christmas Eve (24 December) or during the early morning hours of Christmas Day (25 December).
The modern Santa Claus grew out of traditions Known for: Delivering gifts to children on Christmas Eve. At its worst, it could be described as a modern example of syncretism. (Note the line from the song: “Let’s give thanks to the Lord above ‘cause Santa Claus comes tonight.”) 5.
Finally, pretending that Santa is real will take the eyes of your children off of Jesus Christ during the Christmas season. Ina book entitled Sante Clause In Sleigh depicted St.
Nicholas as a man who arrived from the North with a sleigh and flying reindeer. The book’s illustrations shifted the imagery away from a saintly bishop and marked Santa Claus’ appearance as Decem not December 6.
Inthe popular poem we know today as the “Night Before. The history of Santa Claus some say begins with a Saint. December 6th is the feast day of Saint Nicholas, a figure recognized as one of the many inspirations for Santa Claus.
But the real saint is very different from the jolly old man we know. The Real Santa Claus, Arctic Circle Santa's Village North Pole. 33K likes. I am Santa Claus. While there are many who claim to be me, I am the one and Followers: 33K. That is, you can’t teach your children that Santa Claus is real if your intention is to teach them the truth.
By real, I mean real the way children think of real, not the way sophisticated intellectuals would call a myth real, and not the way that imagination is real.
I get that; it’s just not the point. Buy Santa Claus Is for Real: A True Christmas Fable about the Magic of Believing by Hall, Charles Edward, Witter, Bret (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(24).Excerpted from The Saint Who Would Be Santa Claus: The Life and Trials of Nicholas of Myra, (Baylor University Press) by Adam C.
English: The contemporary picture of Santa Claus is largely the byproduct of commercialization and advertisement tied to the history of Coca-Cola, Hollywood's movie industry, Wal-Mart's sales, shopping mall photo-ops, and the Internet.Take, for example, the “secular” figure of Santa Claus.
The latter derives from the fourth century Bishop, Saint Nicholas, a real, flesh and blood figure and a devout man of God.