The Christmas Tree divides all humanity into two groups.
1. TODAY’S Christmas Trees
A. Christmas Trees may have started in northern Germany.
B. Christmas Trees probably started in pre-Christian Scandinavia.
C. Don’t worship the Christmas Tree.
2. FIRST Christmas Tree
(Luke 2:7) She gave birth to her first born Son and she wrapped Him snugly in cloth and laid Him in a feeding trough. (12) “This will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped snugly in cloth and lying in a manger.” (16) They hurried off and found both Mary and Joseph, and the baby who was lying in the feeding trough.
A. The first Christmas tree was this little wooden feeding trough.
B. There was normally nothing special about this tree.
C. On this night it became truly special.
3. The MOST IMPORTANT Christmas Tree
A. There was another tree growing strong and tall.
B. It grew on a hill outside of Jerusalem.
C. It was made into a cross
D. On this tree Jesus was crucified for our sins.