Thursday, January 5, 2012

Twelfth Day of Christmas

On the Twelfth Day of Christmas my true love gave to me twelve drummers drumming. The twelve drummers are the twelve points of the doctrine in the Apostles’ Creed.
1.I believe in God, the Father almighty, creator of heaven and earth.
2.I believe in Jesus Christ, His only Son, our lord.
3.He was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit and born of the Virgin Mary.
4.He suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, died and was buried. He descended into Hell.
5.On the third day he rose again. He ascended into heaven, and is seated at the right had of the Father.
6.He will come again to judge the living and the dead.
7.I believe in the Holy Spirit.
8.the Holy catholic (Christian) Church.
9.the communion of saints,
10.the forgiveness of sins,
11.the resurrection of the body,
12.And life everlasting.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Eleventh Day of Christmas

On the Eleventh Day of Christmas my true love gave to me eleven pipers piping. The eleven pipers are the eleven faithful Apostles, including: Simon Peter, Andrew, James, John, Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Thomas, James bar Alphaeus, Simon the Zealot, Judas bar James. (Luke 6:14-16). This list excludes the twelfth Apostle, Judas Iscariot, who betrayed Jesus.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Tenth Day of Christmas

On the Tenth Day of Christmas my true love gave to me ten Lords a-leaping. The ten Lords are the Ten Commandments in Exodus 20:1-17.
1.You shall have no other gods before me.
2.Do not make an idol.
3.Do not take the Lord’s name in vain.
4.Remember the Sabbath Day to keep it holy.
5.Honor your father and mother.
6.Do not murder.
7.Do not commit adultery.
8.Do not steal.
9.Do not bear false witness.
10.Do not covet.

Monday, January 2, 2012

Ninth Day of Christmas

On the Ninth Day of Christmas my true love gave to me nine ladies dancing. The nine ladies are the fruits of the Holy Spirit: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness and self control. (Galatians:5:22)

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Eighth Day of Christmas

On the Eighth Day of Christmas my true love gave to me eight maids a-milking. The eight Beatitudes in Matthew 5:3-10.
1.Blessed are the poor in spirit.
2.Blessed are those who mourn.
3.Blessed are the meek.
4.Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness.
5.Blessed are the merciful.
6.Blessed are the pure in heart.
7.Blessed are the peacemakers.
8.Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake.#ixzz1iRQSiFem