December 24, 2017

And Santa whispered, "Teach the children the true meaning of Christmas." I loved learning this...❤

written by Sherri Osborn

Read all about eight popular Christmas symbols and find out more about their meanings. This 'story' explains the meaning of each of 8 different ornaments.

And Santa whispered, "Teach the children the true meaning of Christmas…"

The Star: A heavenly sign of prophecy fulfilled long, long ago- The shining hope of mankind.

The Color Red: The first color of Christmas, symbolizing that Savior's sacrifice for all.

The Fir Tree: Evergreen- the second color of Christmas shows everlasting light and life. The needles point up to heaven.

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 Gift Bow: Tied as we should all be tied together in bonds of goodwill forever.

The Candy Cane: Represents the shape of the shepherd's 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.

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