The Symbols of Christmas

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I thought I would take sometime and explain to all of you my friends the symbols of this beautiful season of Christmas.

Have you ever wondered why people hang tinsel on Christmas trees, or how candy canes became synonymous with the winter holiday? While these holiday decorations may seem arbitrary, most of these traditional decorations have a special meaning.

Christmas Tree

The Christmas Tree helps to reminds us of the cross made of wood that our Lord and Savior died on for all of our sins, so that His love for us and his great sacrifice will never separate us from God.

The Star and Candles

The Christmas star symbolizes the star of Bethlehem, which according to the Biblical story, guided the three kings (or wise men) to the baby Jesus. A star is also the heavenly sign of prophecy fulfilled long ago and the shining hope for humanity.

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