[Spridgets] Christmas Tree . . What Religion?
khargreaves2 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 19 23:28:38 MST 2010
I did not say that I had drawn a conclusion with this Scripture. . I said
that the comment "reminded me" of a particular Scripture. . no application
intended. I should have made myself more clear. The tree in Jeremiah was
clearly a form of idolatry at the time.
I have heard it used by people to try and say that those who put up a
Christmas tree are doing the same thing. . but of course it is hardly the
My apologies for not clarifying myself better! (The tree thing just came to
Ok. . . back to our fine little cars. .
On Sun, Dec 19, 2010 at 7:14 PM, Larry Daniels <ladaniels at sbcglobal.net>wrote:
> Yeah, can we now drop the religion and politics?
> Shit! I'm missing Cap'n Bob.
> Well, OK, it ain't that bad, yet. But dammit, it's getting close.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Lieb
> Sent: Sunday, December 19, 2010 9:04 PM
> To: Kirk Hargreaves ; Spridgets
> Subject: Re: [Spridgets] Christmas Tree . . What Religion?
> > Jeremiah 10:1-5.
> > "For the customs of the peoples are worthless; they cut a tree out of the
> > forest, and a craftsman shapes it with his chisel. They adorn it with
> > silver
> > and gold; they fasten it with hammer and nails so it will not totter."
> > (NIV)
> Nothing like taking scripture out of context... You shoulda bin a
> preacher, Kirk ;-)
> The passage in question is dealing with carving idols out of the tree,
> NOT with decorating Christmas trees. Even the Non-Inspired Version
> will convey that if you let it finish. I don't see many people
> worshiping their Christmas trees either.
> David L
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