I have heard too many times already in the social networking sites that “we need to put Christ back into Xmas!” Well I have news for you, He is there! Check out a great little article on Ligonier’s blog.

…you have to understand that it is not the letter X that is put into Christmas. We see the English letter X there, but actually what it involves is the first letter of the Greek name for Christ. Christos is the New Testament Greek for Christ. The first letter of the Greek wordChristos is transliterated into our alphabet as an X. That X has come through church history to be a shorthand symbol for the name of Christ.