Motivational / Non-Fiction / video

The Truth About Christmas

Christmas is a Christian holiday that is celebrated in many countries. They are a number of reasons why Muslims do not participate in this festival. You may have heard from your parents that as Muslims we are not allowed to wish anyone Merry Christmas nor have a Christmas tree in our homes. We should not even sing Christmas songs, no matter how tempting it may be. When the TV shows Christmas celebrations or songs, or when the shops we go to play Christmas songs, we should try our best to avoid them as much as possible, in shaa Allah.

Why? Shaytan is very cunning, you see. His main aim is to misguide us and bring us and our families into Jahannam with him. Christmas is one of his plots. He will try to lure you into liking Christmas and thinking that it is not a big deal. So, do be careful.

How do we deal with Christmas then?

Some of the following videos briefly go into the history of the holiday, from both a secular and Muslim standpoint. A few videos will touch on how we greet others during Christmas. Generally, all videos aim to teach us more about Christmas and why we should not celebrate it.

The first video is by Sheikh Dr. Hakim Quick. Note that scary, graphic or gory images are used in the 11th, 13-15th and 17th minutes in the video. Get your parents to cover the images at these points in the video if you are under 13. However, skipping the moments altogether may skip over important parts of the lecture, so please continue to leave the audio on while just covering the screen, in shaa Allah.

The second video is done by a non-Muslim.

The third video is by Mufti Dr Ismail Musa Menk who will explain why we can’t greet someone Merry Christmas and why we can’t buy gifts for people for Christmas.

The fourth video onwards are for your parents, uncles, aunties, grandparents or elder siblings to watch as they can be a little dry for you if you are a young child. Your parent or elder sibling can use the information in the videos to answer any of your questions, in shaa Allah!

Note also that there may be grammar or spelling mistakes during the videos. I apologise on behalf of the video makers.

May Allah protect you, your parents, your children and all of our future generations from celebrating Christmas. May Allah give us the strength to be good practising Muslims. May Allah constantly guide us and our offspring on the straight path, Ameen!

Here are  the videos.

THE HIDDEN HISTORY OF CHRISTMAS

_________________________https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEtmSLjgbOU

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The Truth About Christmas

___________________________https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdIVIJ7-xfM

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Don’t Say Merry Christmas ᴴᴰ || Mufti Menk

_____________________https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WDuceKobJA

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The Truth About Christmas & Christians You Didn’t Know

________________________https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oivKGyFiJGQ

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The Truth about Christmas ᴴᴰ

_______________https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iIDC1ammxYw

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A few facts about Christmas and Islam – The Deen Show

_______________https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LO_fVka0DxY

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What Muslims Need To Know About Christmas

_________________________https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYu6Yf9ejKk

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10 Reasons Why Jesus Is Not God!

_________https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCuxnu_IGUk

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The Origins of Christmas – Abdullah Hakim Quick

_____________https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbyDJCDLwBw

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Muslims Celebrating Christmas – Love for Jesus & Mary ~ Dr. Yasir Qadhi

_______________________https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cJvbI7BzY8

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The Lie of Santa Claus – Yusuf Estes

______________https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDMRcI-JJbw

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Mufti Menk – Not Wishing Merry Christmas It Doesn’t Mean Muslims Insults The Christians

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2LAGZJDqhis

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Kids Story Night: Jesus’s Miraculous Birth and Babyhood

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eD3Oi_C5sLY

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Can a Muslim say ‘Merry Christmas’ – Mufti Menk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6MjBd1r8Y4

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Can Muslims Celebrate And Wish Merry Christmas – Dr Zakir Naik

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6-x-rDRsTo

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Chirstmas Challenges  For A Muslim II Karim AbuZaid

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvsLj1Uh0Q0

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Do You Really Need to Love And Respect Non Muslims ? ᴴᴰ ┇Mufti Ismail Menk┇ Dawah Team

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xv6kg2lcx2A

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Christmas, Santa Claus and Islam – Dr. Abdullah Hakim Quick – The Deen Show

____________https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOGu5CdkcgE

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Yusha Evans – The Real Christmas Story! – Muslim Outreach

____________https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMDd11vw_WY

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Image Credits:
https://www.pexels.com/photo/celebration-christmas-decoration-table-220098/

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