The Twelve Days of Christmas
“The Partridge in a Pear Tree” is Jesus Christ.
“Two Turtle Doves” are the Old and New Testaments
“Three French hens” stand for Faith, Hope and Love.
“The four Calling Birds” are the four Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.
“The five Golden rings” recalled the Torah or Law, the first five books of the Old Testament.
The six “Geese a laying” stand for the six days of Creation.
“Seven Swans a swimming” represents the seven-fold gifts of the Holy Spirit: Prophesy, Serving, Teaching, Exhortation, Contribution, Leadership and Mercy.
“Nine ladies dancing “are the nine Fruits of the Holy Spirit: Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness, and Self Control.
“The ten lords a leaping” is the Ten Commandments
“The eleven pipers piping “stand for the Eleven Faithful Disciples.
“The twelve drummers drumming “symbolizes the twelve points of belief in the Apostles’ Creed.
MERRY CHRISTmas because Christmas is not without CHRIST!