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The Xmas Thread: Discussions on secular/pagan practices

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This thread is for the discussion of secular/pagan Xmas problems and thoughts. I used Xmas to differentiate this thread form the Christmas thread. To discuss the birth of Jesus please use the Christmas Thread.

Xtree is itself neutral

Good points Jeff.
Of course we should obey God rather than man. It is God who set aside the Old Covenant as a means of salvation. Yet God still uses the Law to show us the heinessnes of our sin.

We are not worshipping the Christmas tree any more than we are the computer though we may sit in front of it for hours. We are to obey God but the neutral presence/absence of a tree does not increase or diminsh that obedience. Like the meat sacrficed to idols, it is only pagan if it is pagan in your heart.

In Christ,

Dan Fugett