The meaning of the symbols of Christmas

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What is the origins of the symbols of Christmas:

What is the origins of the symbols of Christmas

Fir Tree:

Fir Tree The pure green colour which stays green all year round Represents the everlasting hope of mankind And all the needles pointing heavenward reminds us that man’s thoughts should be turning to heaven where our hope comes from

Star:

Star The star is a heavenly sign of God’s promises. He promised a Saviour for the world And the star over the stable was a sign of the fulfillment of His promise.

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The candle symbolises Jesus Christ as the light of the world. When we look at the candle we are reminded that Jesus fills our lives with light.

The Wreath:

The Wreath The wreath symbolizes the real nature of love. It never ceases. God’s love has no beginning and no end.

Santa Claus:

Santa Claus Santa symbolizes the generosity and kindness we feel during the month of December. And just as God has given us a gift, of His Son, Jesus we give and receive gifts from those we love.

Holly Leaf:

Holly Leaf The Holly Leaf represents the crown of thorns worn by Jesus our Saviour A nd the Red Berries represent the blood Jesus shed for you and me.

Christmas Presents:

Christmas Presents God so loved the world that He gave us His only Son so that whoever believes in Him shall have eternal life. The presents we give reminds us of this special gift given to mankind.

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The Candy Cane r epresents the shepherds crook that is used to bring back a lost sheep into the flock. The red and white reminds us of what Jesus did for us.

Angels:

Angels Angels announced that the Saviour was born. They sang “Glory to God in the highest, on earth peace and good will towards men”.

Christmas Bells:

Christmas Bells The bell rings to guide us to God’s house. It symbolizes guidance and return And reminds us we are all precious in the eyes of God.

The True Meaning of Christmas:

The True Meaning of Christmas Is found in a stable and all the symbols point to the One who can change your life forever And bring you peace. Happy Christmas

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