The reason why the time of Birth of Jesus Christ could not have taken place in December because it is too cold for sheep to be outside. So the shepherds were not tending their sheep in the fields. Why sheep are not outside in the winter time, is because the animal cannot withstand cold and rainy weather for it causes hoof rot; this is for goats as well.
The Bible supports this above mentioned fact that Jesus Christ was not born on December 25th. The correct time of Birth of Jesus Christ was around the 15th of September, (give or take a few days) according to our calendar the year 3BC the Hebrew calendar in the year 3758/3759.
1Chronicles 24:7-19 describes about the lot to serve as priest in the Temple. The time frame that Zachariah served in the Temple was:
- 1Chronicles 24:10 The seventh to Hakkoz, the eighth to Abijah
According to the following Bible verses the month of Abib is the first month of the year: our month of April:
- Exodus 12:2 This month shall be unto you the beginning of months; it shall be the first month of the year to you
- Exodus 13:4 This day came ye out in the month Abib
The Ahijah Service of Zachariah ended the eighth week of the year (our month of June) not counting the Passover weekend (Luke 1:1-24). After nine weeks Zachariah returned home to his wife Elizabeth and she conceived mid June their son and approximately mid March the year following John the Baptist was born. When Mary was three months pregnant she visited Elizabeth.
Six months later Jesus Christ was born.
Oh and btw as the English modern translations claim that Mary and Joseph were the parents of Lord Jesus or Joseph His father that is denying that Jesus Christ was fully God and fully man. Joseph was the husband of Mary and, humanly speaking, was the guardian of Lord Jesus. Big difference.
Christmas has nothing to do with birth of Jesus Christ. That’s what the world and its evil spirits want us to believe. It is a pagan 12-day celebration of sun worship and winter solstice. The axial tilt of the earth is the furthest away from the sun. The northern hemisphere corresponds with the first day of winter.
A christmas tree/wreath and all other christmas decorations originate from these pagan religions and cults based upon their salvation of good works, rituals and traditions.