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Large number of people throng market places to make last minute purchase to celebrate Christmas

Shillong, December 23, 2019 (MMP): Large number of people are thronging Police Bazar and Iewduh Market in the Shillong to make last minute purchase to celebrate Christmas, the birth of Lord Jesus Christ. Houses, buildings and churches are being decked with colourful lights, Christmas trees and stars. Different groups belonging to different Christian denominations are marching through the main roads of the city singing Christmas songs to mark the birth of Lord Jesus Christ. Christmas is a time for joy and marry making, exchanging of gifts, making friendship and reconciliation. Christmas reminds the birth of Jesus in a stable at Bethlehem, the visit of Magi and the shepherd. Magi offered Jesus with gold, mirth and incense signifying the majesty of the son of God. Christmas is also a time for good chartable works for the poor and the downtrodden. It is also a time to thank God for all the blessing that his has showered in everyone. It a constant reminder that a Christian should bear testimony of humility like the Lord Jesus Christ who was born in a stable and serve people whom he meets in his or her daily life.

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