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The Christ-mas Tree: Advent 2015 - 1 Peter 2:21-24

The Christ-mas Tree: Advent 2015 - 1 Peter 2:21-24

So many of my favorite Christmas memories revolve around the Christmas tree, and I am willing to bet I am not alone. There was that skimpy, sad, excuse of a plastic tree with 'plug-in' branches that my dad brought home - which we decorated with great delight; there was the oversized Douglas fir that Esther and I barely fit through the door for our first Christmas together; and of course, the lop-sided beauty that came crashing down... My point is, we like Christmas trees. It occurred to me how strange this is - we bring inside something that normally belongs on the outside, and we go bananas over it!? Why? Is it possible that we can take away a real Christ-mas lesson from this? Let's see...