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Does the Bible condemn the use of Christmas trees?
A tree from the forest is cut down and worked with an axe by the hands of a craftsman. They decorate it with silver and gold; they fasten it with hammer and nails so that it cannot move鈥?( Jeremiah 10:2-4, ESV ). Many have used this passage to argue that the Bible condemns the use of Christmas trees.
What does the Bible say about decorating trees?
Even if one ignores that these words were written some 2,000 years before the invention of the Christmas tree, the context of the chapter makes it abundantly clear that Jeremiah was condemning the practice of carving idols to worship, not festively decorating trees. The very next verse reads:
Is using a Christmas tree unchristian?
Using a tree within Christianity as part of Christmas celebrations is certainly not unchristian by any means. Jesus is the resurrection and the life. What does the Bible say?
Is it wrong to decorate a Christmas tree?
Celebrate a time of giving and family time. Don鈥檛 feel condemned about decorating or having a Christmas tree. If you choose not to, that is a personal choice, but do not try to preach to others that it is wrong. It can be a personal conviction, but it is certainly not a scriptural command.