“Separate Christmas Day from Good Friday, and Christmas is doomed –doomed to decay into a merely sentimental or superstitious or sensuous “eat-drink-and-be-merry” festivity of December. Bethlehem and Golgotha, the Manger and the Cross, the birth and the death, must always be seen together, if the real Christmas is to survive with all its profound inspirations; for ‘the Son of Man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister; and to give His life a ransom for many.'”
– J. Sidlow Baxter