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Symbolism of the Evergreen Tree

Discussion in 'Thoughts for Today' started by Pastor Gary, Dec 15, 2007.

  1. Symbolism of the Evergreen Tree

    Scripturally, we are taught in Hosea 14 (NLT) that God compares himself to a green fir tree... EVER-green and EVER-present to fulfill our eternity, as Believers, through Him.

    We see this comparison especially in Hosea 14:8 (NLT), "O Israel, stay away from idols! I am the one who looks after you and cares for you. I am like a tree that is always green, giving my fruit to you all through the year."

    Many non-Christians will say that a 'Christmas tree' is from pagan idol origins. I would just say to those persons that a Christmas Tree is NOT worshipped by Christians; it is simply a reminder of our God and his EVER-lasting covenant with those who believe upon Him and accept His son, Jesus Christ, as our EVER-present Messiah.
     
  2. I would say a big amen to that Pastor Gary!
     
  3. That's awesome Pastor Gary. Thanks.

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