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You're not supposed to have a Christmas tree if You're Christian

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Jeremiah 10: 1-5 does talk about cutting down a tree and decorating it.
God and Idols 
1 Hear what the LORD says to you, O house of Israel. 2 This is what the LORD says: 
  "Do not learn the ways of the nations 
  or be terrified by signs in the sky, 
  though the nations are terrified by them. 
3 For the customs of the peoples are worthless; 
  they cut a tree out of the forest, 
  and a craftsman shapes it with his chisel. 

4 They adorn it with silver and gold; 
  they fasten it with hammer and nails 
  so it will not totter. 

5 Like a scarecrow in a melon patch, 
  their idols cannot speak; 
  they must be carried 
  because they cannot walk. 
  Do not fear them; 
  they can do no harm 
  nor can they do any good."

Posted by Anonymous on Nov. 17, 2012 at 11:22 AM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 6 on Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:30 PM
Interesting very interesting
Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:30 PM


Quoting Lydlou02:

You missed the second half of verse 3."and a craftsman shapes it with his chisel"
When's the last time you took a chisel to your xmas tree?

When the guy with the chainsaw chops the bottom off to put the tree stand on?

Beautiful31mom
by on Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:31 PM

I don't worship a Tree so I am not worried about it. 

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Anonymous
by Anonymous 7 on Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:31 PM
My pastor from our old church put up a tree in his house and in the lobby of the church. Everyone loved the one at church. It was beautiful.
Pink.Sunshine
by The Queen is back on Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:31 PM

I don't put up Christmas trees. Bam. Oh and even if I did, that wouldn't make me less of a Christian.


Jessica_Esqueda
by on Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:32 PM

This isn't talking about a christmas tree. The verse talks about taking a tree from the forest and carving it because it is explaining the process of carpentry. That is, creating an idol. A Christmas tree in and of itself is not an idol, and is not worshiped. There is nothing wrong with it. 

So_Devious20
by Misha Lovegood<3 on Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:32 PM
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All Hail the Christmas tree!! No one worships their Christmas tree. Get real.
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ashellbell
by Platinum Member on Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:32 PM
Is it the war on Christmas already?
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 8 on Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:32 PM

Who in the hell worships their Christmas tree? You misinterpret scripture.

Lydlou02
by on Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:33 PM
Nope. That's specifically referring to carving idols.

Quoting Anonymous:


Quoting Lydlou02:

You missed the second half of verse 3."and a craftsman shapes it with his chisel"

When's the last time you took a chisel to your xmas tree?

When the guy with the chainsaw chops the bottom off to put the tree stand on?

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