The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Symbols & Objects

Barbara Robinson
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The Herdman's pet cat

The Herdman's pet cat is a mean, one-eyed vicious animal, so mean that the mailman will not deliver mail to the house for fear of encountering the creature. He even believes it to be wild bobcat that they brought down from the hills outside of town. The family has a sign on the front lawn that says, "Beware Of The Cat" which actually symbolizes the townspeople's attitude toward the family. The kids, like their pet mascot, are wild and unruly and something of which to be aware.

The Gifts of the Wise Men

In the Bible story, kings or Wise Men from the East bring gifts to baby Jesus. Scholars have guessed that each of these gifts had a significant symbolic meaning. The gold represents the kingly nature and position of Jesus as King of the Jews. Both frankincense and myrrh are derived...

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