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  1. 1. SlideShow by Vusa
  2. 2. A FIRTREE
  3. 3. The pure green color of the stately fir tree remains greenall year round, depicting the everlasting hope of mankind. All the needles point Heavenward, making it a symbol of mans thoughts turning toward Heaven.
  4. 4. A STAR
  5. 5. The star was the Heavenly sign of promises long ago.God promised a Savior for the world, and the star was the sign of the fulfillment of His promise.
  6. 6. A CANDLE
  7. 7. The candle symbolizes that Christ is the light ofthe world, and when we see this great light, we are reminded of He who displaces the darkness.
  8. 8. A WREATH
  9. 9. The wreath symbolizes thereal nature of love Christshowed for us.Real love never ceases.Love is one continuousround of affection.
  10. 10. SANTA CLAUS
  11. 11. Santa Claus, symbolize the generosity and good will we feel during the month of December.
  12. 12. A HOLLY LEAF
  13. 13. The holly plant represents immortality. It represents thecrown of thorns worn by our Savior. The red holly berries represent the blood that He shed for us.
  14. 14. A GIFT
  15. 15. God so loved the world that whoever believesin Him shall have everlasting life." (John 3:16). Thanks be to God for His unspeakable gift.Teach the children that the wise men bowed before the Holy Babe and presented Him with gold,frankincense and myrrh. We should always give gifts in the same spirit of the wise men.
  16. 16. A CANDY CANE
  17. 17. The candy cane represents the shepherds crook. The crook on the staff helps to bring strayed sheep back to the flock. The candy cane is the symbol that we are our brothers keeper.
  18. 18. AN ANGEL
  19. 19. It was the angels that heralded the glorious news of the Saviors birth.The angels sang "Glory to God in the highest and on earth peace to men of good will."
  20. 20. A BELL
  21. 21. Teach the children that as the lost sheep arefound by the sound of the bell, it should bring mankind to the fold. The bell symbolizes guidance and return.
  22. 22. TEACH THE CHILDRENthe true meaning of Christmas.
  23. 23. Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas. Merry Christmas! sa