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 ... of wha...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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 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 ...
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 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 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
Dec 22, 2012 ... When you gather around the Christmas tree or stuff goodies into a ... Since then,
Christmas traditions have warped over time, arriving at their current state a little
more than a century ago. ... We all want that warm Christmas glow ... With no
Biblical directive to do so and no mention in the Gospels of the ...