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What does each symbol represent?

November 10, 2009

Character / Theme

Suggested Scripture Ornament
Introduction 1 Sam. 16:1-13,  Isa. 11:1-10 Tree Stump
God /Creation Gen. 1:1 – 2:3 Dove / Earth
Adam & Eve / 1st sin Gen. 2:4 – 3:24 Serpent with Fruit
Noah / Flood Gen. 6:11-22, 7:17 – 8:12, 20 – 9:17 Rainbow & Ark / Dove
Abraham / The Promise Gen. 12:1-7, 15:16 Field of Stars / Camel & Tent
Sarah Gen. 21:1-7 Cradle
Isaac Gen. 22:1-19 Ram
Jacob Gen. 27:41 – 28:22 Ladder
Joseph Gen. 37, 39:1 – 50:21 Coat
Moses Exod. 2:1 – 4:20 Burning Bush /10 Commandments
Israelites / Passover Exod. 12:1 – 14:31 Lamb
The Law given by God Exod. 19:1 – 20:20 10 Commandments
Joshua / Jericho / Rahab Josh. 1:1-11, 2:1-21, 6:1-20 Rope
Gideon / Judges Judg. 2:6-23, 6:1-6, 11:8-28 Pitcher
Ruth Ruth 1:15 – 2:3 Wheat
Samuel / Beginning of Kingdom 1 Sam. 3:1-21, 7:1 – 8:22, 9:15 – 10:9 Bed / Crown / Ram’s Horn with Oil
David 1 Sam. 16 & 17 Crown / Ram’s Horn with Oil / Shepherd’s Crook with Lamb / Scepter
Elijah 1 Kings 17:1-16, 18:17-46 Stone Altar
Hezekiah 2 Kings 1:1-19, 19, 32-37 Empty Tent
Isaiah Isa. 1:1-20, 6:1-13, 8:11 – 9:7 Fire Tongs with Hot Coal
Promised Savior Isa. 9:2-7 Rose
Prophesy of the Kingdom Isa. 11:6-9 Wolf & Lamb
Jeremiah / The Exile Jer. 1:4-10, 2:4-13, 7:1-15, 8:22 – 9:11 Tears
Daniel Dan. 6 Lion
Habakkuk Hab. 1:1 – 2:1, 3:16-19 Stone Watchtower
Jonah Jonah 3:1-5 Whale
Micah Micah 5:1-5a Bethlehem
Nehemiah / Return & Rebuild Neh. 1:1  2:8, 6:15-16, 13:10-22 City Wall
Elizabeth & Zechariah Luke 1:5-25 Elizabeth & Zechariah
John the Baptist Luke 1:57-80, 3:1-20, 7:18-30, Matt. 3:1-6 Scallop Shell
Mary Luke 1:26-38 Lily / Heart / Dove
Joseph Matt. 1:19-25 Tools
Trip to Bethlehem Luke 2:1-5 Sandals
Jesus Birth Luke 2:1-20 Manger
Magi Matt. 2:1-12 Star / Candle
Christ the Son of God John 1:1-18 Chi-Rho / Star

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