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The Cross Is 'a Powerful Reminder of the Meaning of Christmas' President Trump Lights the National Christmas Tree and Highlights the Reason for the Season

Doug Mainwaring : Dec 6, 2019  LifeSiteNews.com

"Christians give thanks that the Son of God came into the world to save humanity. Jesus Christ inspires us to love one another with hearts full of generosity and grace." -President Donald Trump

(Washington, DC) — [LifeSiteNews.com] As President Donald Trump, joined by First Lady Melania Trump, addressed a large crowd gathered on the Ellipse for the lighting of the National Christmas Tree, the president drew a connection between Christ's humble birth and His cross. (Screengrab image: YouTube /WhiteHouse.gov /via LifeSiteNews)

"In 1923, President Calvin Coolidge lit the first National Christmas tree," began President Trump. "Later that night, African-American community centers held an outdoor worship service on these grounds, and during that service the Washington Monument was illuminated with a beautiful cross, a powerful reminder of the meaning of Christmas."

"More than two thousand years ago, a brilliant star shown in the east. Wise men traveled far and they came and they stood under the star where they found the Holy Family, in Bethlehem"... Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here

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