Ebeneezer Scrooge does not like Christmas, at all. Scrooge thinks that Christmas is a waste of everyone's time. He doesn't understand the true meaning of Christmas. He was really sad at that point of time. One of his friends had died.
Scrooge got a message from his dead friend Jacob Marley that there are going to be three ghosts, one of them will visit him every night. Marley wants the ghosts to twll Scrooge the true meaning of Christmas.