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Perspective on the "X" in X-Mas

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by Dave Shirley

Perspective on the "X" in X-Mas

In the Greek alphabet the letter X (chi) may be used as an abbreviation for Christ, a symbol of the anointed Messiah.

When you see X-mas, don’t think they took Christ (X) out of Christmas.

Rather, think of the anointed X or "Messiah of God." Take a moment and renew your thoughts about X, and “Let the word of 'X' dwell in you richly.”

1 Corinthians calls upon the name of X (1 Corinthians 1:2):

. Grace is given by X (1 Corinthians 1:4).

. The Testimony of X (1 Corinthians 1:6).

. The Revelation of X (1 Corinthians 1:7).

. The Day of X (1 Corinthians 1:8).

. Fellowship of X (1 Corinthians 1:9).

. Plead the name of X (1 Corinthians 1:10).

. The Cross of X (1 Corinthians 1:17).

. Preach X crucified (1 Corinthians 1:23).

. Of Him you're in X (1 Corinthians 1:30).

. The Testimony of God is X (1 Corinthians 2:1).

. Have the Mind of X (1 Corinthians 2:16).

. Be Babes in X (1 Corinthians 3:1).

. X is the only foundation (1 Corinthians 3:11).

. You are X’s and X is God's (1 Corinthians 3:23).

. Servant-steward of X (1 Corinthians 4:1).

. Fools for X’s sake (1 Corinthians 4:10).

. The Gospel is begotten in X (1 Corinthians 4:15).

. My ways in X (1 Corinthians 4:17).

. The Power of X (1 Corinthians 5:4).

. X is our Passover (1 Corinthians 5:7).

. Justified in X (1 Corinthians 6:11).

. Members of X (1 Corinthians 6:15).

. X’s slave is free (1 Corinthians 7:22).

. X through whom we live (1 Corinthians 8:6).

. Sin against X (1 Corinthians 8:12).

. Have I not seen X?(1 Corinthians 9:1).

. The Gospel of X (1 Corinthians 9:12).

. Preach X without charge (1 Corinthians 9:18).

. Under law to X (1 Corinthians 9:21).

. The Spiritual rock was X (1 Corinthians 10:4).

. Nor let us tempt X (1 Corinthians 10:9).

. Communion of the blood of X and the body of X (1 Corinthians 10:16).

. Just as I imitate X (1 Corinthians 11:1).

. The Head of every man is X (1 Corinthians 11:3).

. Guilty of the blood and body of X (1 Corinthians 11:27).

. One body in X (1 Corinthians 12:12).

. X died, buried, rose again (1 Corinthians 15:3).

. He raised up X (1 Corinthians 15:15).

. Fallen asleep in X (1 Corinthians 15:18).

. Hope in X (1 Corinthians 15:19).

. In X all are made alive (1 Corinthians 15:22).

. X the first fruits (1 Corinthians 15:23).

. X is a life giving Spirit! (1 Corinthians 15:45).

. Victory through X (1 Corinthians 15:57).

. Anyone not loving X, let him be accursed! (1 Corinthians 16:22).

. My love be with you all in X (1 Corinthians 16:24).

Yes, the Greek alphabet letter X (chi) stood for Christ, a symbol of the anointed Messiah!

Dave Shirley

David Shirley is the vice president of the Calvary Chapel Bible College in Murrieta, CA. He also oversees the Bible college affiliate campus with the staff at CCCM.