The Christmas tree: Pagan origins, Christian adaptation and secular status World Religions. Internal evidence in the Bible shows that he was born in the Fall of a year, probably between 4 and 7 BCE. Sponsored link: Origins of the Christmas Tree: Pagan traditions: Many Pagan cultures used to cut boughs of evergreen trees in December, move them into the home or temple, and decorate them. 7.
What Does the Bible say About Christmas? The nations are alarmed and fascinated with these things. Further, the nations have customs that are vain; they cut a tree out of the forest (today we simply go buy the Christmas tree), and they set it so it does not fall, and deck it with silver and gold bobbles and make such a beautiful tree, I may add.
Nor do we view the Christmas tree to be some kind of gift god. We understand the difference between a toy and an idol just as clearly as we understand the difference between an idol and a Christmas tree. We see no valid reason to make any connection between Christmas trees and wooden idols or the worship of trees. Those who insist on making such associations should take note of the warnings in.
A lot of people quote Jeremiah Chapter 10 Verses 1-4 as being the section in the Bible that says Christmas trees should not be put up by Christians. If one reads just the 4 verses it does sound like it is talking about a Christmas tree. Jer 10:1 Hear ye the word which the LORD speaketh to you, O house of Israel: Jer 10:2 Thus saith the LORD, Learn not the way of the heathen, and be not.
Once upon a mountain top, three little trees stood and dreamed of what they wanted to become when they grew up.The first little tree looked up at the stars and said: “I want to hold treasure. I want to be covered with gold and filled with precious stones. I’ll be the most beautiful treasure chest in the world!”The second little tree looked out at the small stream trickling by on its way.
The Christmas tree is a blatant affront to God, but many, if not most, professed Christians put one up. Most that do not, do not because it is inconvenient, not because they are convicted by the Bible. The modern perversions hide this warning by perverting this passage by disguising the adorned tree as an ordinary idol. I have seen many Christmas trees through the windows of churches all.
Since Christmas is a pagan holiday, having a Christmas tree is a pagan custom, and the church is not to follow the way of the heathen. Furthermore, the very passage where God’s people are warned against the adoption of heathen ways gives the example of a heathen custom that, on its face, sounds very similar to what is done with a Christmas tree. If even the brazen serpent specifically.
The following demonstrates what the Babylonians believe about the origin of the Christmas tree: “An old Babylonish fable told of an evergreen tree which sprang out of a dead tree stump. The old stump symbolized the dead Nimrod, the new evergreen tree symbolized that Nimrod had come to life again in Tammuz! Among the Druids the oak was sacred, among the Egyptians it was the palm, and in Rome.