Well, here it is….the remaining seven Days of Christmas in this blog series. Below are listed the odd items in this well-known song and the symbolism affiliated with each. Merry Christmas…Happy New Year…and God Bless!
Seven Swans A-Swiming: This points to the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit (Romans 12:6-8)
These are ‘gifts’…and as believers, we should what gifts we have and exercise them often.
Six Geese A-Laying: The six days of Creation
A constant reminder, through our surroundings in nature, that we have a Creator among us.
Five Gold Rings: The first five books of the Old Testament (the Pentateuch)
Four Calling Birds: The four Gospels
Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. These are the Good News…the story of Jesus…the story of Gods love for you and I.
Three French Hens: The three theological virtues (1 Cor. 13:13)
Faith, Hope, and Love.
Two Turtle Doves: The Old and New Testaments
A Partridge in a Pear Tree: Jesus…the Son of God!
His humble, yet powerful, birth…offering God’s grace & salvation to all of mankind.