Monday, December 17, 2012

CHRISTMAS LEGEND (The Symbols of Christmas)

The Symbols of Christmas
The STAR : A Heavenly sign of prophecy fulfilled long ago ---
                    The shining HOPE of mankind.
The COLOR RED: The first color of Christmas ---
                                 symbolizing the Savior's sacrifice for all.
The TREE: Green, The second color of Christmas ---
                    shows everlasting light and life. The Evergreen
                    needles point up to Heaven as a symbol or worship.
The BELL: Rings out to guide lost sheep back to the fold ---
                    signifying that all are precious in His eyes.
The Candle:   A mirror of starlight reflecting our thanks---
                        for the STAR  of Bethlehem.
The BOW:  It is tied as we should all be tied ---
                   Together in bonds of Goodwill forever.
The Candy Cane: Represents the shape of the shepherds crook ---
                              used to bring lost lambs back to the fold.
The WREATH: A symbol of the never-ending eternal value ---
                          of love having no end.