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A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce , pine, or fir or .... An illustrated book, The Christmas Tree, describing their use and origins in detail, was on .....

Why Do We Have Christmas Trees? | Christian History

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The evergreen tree was an ancient symbol of life in the midst of winter. Romans decorated their houses with evergreen branches during the New Year, and ...

History of Christmas Trees - Christmas - HISTORY.com

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Just as people today decorate their homes during the festive season with pine, spruce, ... Germany is credited with starting the Christmas tree tradition as we now know it in the ... Parents and adults do not exchange gifts until New Year's Day.

All about the Christmas tree: Pagan origins, Christian adaptation ...

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Dec 29, 2000 ... The Christmas tree: Pagan origins, Christian adaptation and secular status. ... Some have traced the Christmas tree back at least as far as the Prophet Jeremiah who .... by people of other faiths, and for those who do not follow an organized religion. ... Go to home page · We would really appreciate your help.

God's Christmas Tree | Bible.org

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Jun 2, 2004 ... At any rate, Christians believe we can use this season in a positive way .... they do not seek to come to God by way of God's Christmas tree, the ...

Why We Have Christmas Trees

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Why do so many aspects of the modern Christmas tradition seem to have little or nothing to do with celebrating a great religious leader's birthday? The biggest ...

Should Christians have Christmas trees? - Grace to You

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Dec 17, 2009 ... First, some object on the basis that Christmas trees have pagan origins. ... Nor do we view the Christmas tree to be some kind of gift god.

The (Christian) Symbolism of the Christmas Tree - Free Republic

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The first mention in history of fir trees used in Christmas celebrations was in 12th ... The message of this symbolism was simple: through Jesus Christ we too have ... giveth thee, thou shalt not learn to do after the abominations of those nations.

Christmas traditions, Christmas tree history - Christmas tree farm

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Christmas tree history and traditions, CHRISTMAS TREE TRADITION HAS ... to have cut down the oak tree and to his amazement a young fir tree sprung up from  ...

The Tradition of Christmas Trees - Topmarks

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Discover the background to the tradition of dressing Christmas trees as part of ... For many years fir trees decorated with ornaments and lights have been part of our ... as far as we know had the first Christmas tree in Britain at a Christmas Day  ...

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The History of Christmas Trees -- Christmas Customs and Traditions ...

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Nobody is really sure when Fir trees were first used as Christmas trees. ... bring a Christmas Tree into a house, in the way we know it today, may have been the ...

Why-do-we-put-lights-on-christmas-trees

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Why do we put lights on Christmas trees? The Christmas tree: It's long ... However, it was extremely expensive to have a lit Christmas tree. General Electric sold ...

Should we have a Christmas Tree? - GotQuestions.org Home

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Does the Christmas Tree have its origin in ancient pagan rituals?" ... the cutting down and decorating of trees in the same manner as we do at Christmas.