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Are Christmas trees biblical?
The scripture does not primarily apply to Christmas trees, but mentions the palm trees and others. Trees do praise God as the wind blows on them in scripture.
Where in the Bible does it say not to worship?
“Thou shalt have no other gods before Me” is one of the Ten Commandments found in the Hebrew Bible at Exodus 20:2 and Deuteronomy 5:6. It is the central tenet of the Abrahamic religions and prohibits the religion’s followers from worshipping gods other than the Lord.
Where in the Bible does it say not to have a Christmas tree?
Deuteronomy 16:21 says: Thou shalt not plant thee a grove of any trees near unto the altar of the LORD thy God, which thou shalt make thee.
Does the Bible say not to worship idols?
You shall have no other gods before me. This is expressed in the Bible in Exodus 20:3, Matthew 4:10, Luke 4:8 and elsewhere, e.g.: Ye shall make you no idols nor graven image, neither rear you up a standing image, neither shall ye set up any image of stone in your land, to bow down unto it: for I am the Lord your God.
Did pagans worship trees?
Trees hold a particular role in Germanic paganism and Germanic mythology, both as individuals (sacred trees) and in groups (sacred groves).
Is the Christmas tree a pagan practice in the Bible?
I had a friend point this text out to me at Christmas, as “proof” that the Christmas tree was a pagan practice. Let me begin by cutting and pasting the commentary on these verses from the Bible Knowledge Commentary: Jeremiah 10:1-5. The first 16 verses of chapter 10 are parenthetical.
What does the Bible say about pagan worship?
“Do not worship God like the pagans worship their idols.” Deuteronomy 12:4 Modern Christians may have tried to do away with this law, but the Bible never did. We should not be worshiping Jesus the way the pagans worship their idols.
Do you not worship the Lord your God?
You must not worship the LORD your God in their way. “Do not worship the LORD your God in the way these pagan peoples worship their gods. You shall not worship the LORD your God in that way. You shall not worship the LORD your God in this way. Ye shall not do so unto the LORD your God. You shall not worship the LORD your God with such things.
What does the Bible say about cutting down trees?
However, verses 3 and 4 are still strong statements against cutting down trees and bringing them into a house to decorate, and these verses are a direct quote from God. Furthermore, God states clearly that he does not like the customs of other people (non Jews).