The first recorded Christmas celebration was in Rome in 336.
Christmas played a role in the Arian controversy of the fourth century.
Further, others say that He was born on the 24th or 25th of Pharmuthi [April 20 or 21].
The canonical gospels of Luke and Matthew both describe Jesus as being born in Bethlehem in Judea, to a virgin mother.
In the Gospel of Luke account, Joseph and Mary travel from Nazareth to Bethlehem for the census, and Jesus is born there and laid in a manger.
I’ve come to believe that when God asks us to allow Him to break something open inside, it’s always so that He can plant something. The upheaval is not to break you down; it’s to break you open.
He uproots places of pain, fear, anger, self-protection, etc., so that He can plant life. It’s His persistent loving intention for you that moves Him to keep knocking on that specific door of your heart.