For God gives wisdom and knowledge and joy to a man who is good in His sight; but to the sinner He gives the work of gathering and collecting, that he may give to him who is good before God.

Ecclesiastes 2:26

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What should parents tell their children about Santa Claus?

 

Many Christian parents are torn as to whether or not they should play the Santa game with their children. On one hand, he makes Christmas fun and magical, leaving wonderful holiday memories for years to come. On the other hand, the focus of Christmas should be on Jesus Christ and how much He has already given us. So, is the story of Santa Claus an innocent addition to Christmas festivities, or is he a subject that should be avoided?

 

Parents need to use their own judgement in deciding whether or not to include Santa during the holidays, but here are some things to consider:

 

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