On the 10th day of Christmas my true love gave to me

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Ten Lords A-leaping – The Ten Commandments:

1) You shall have no other gods before me

2) Do not make an idol

3) Do not take God’s name in vain

4) Remember the Sabbath Day

5) Honor your father and mother

6) Do not murder

7) Do not commit adultery

8) Do not steal

9) Do not bear false witness

10) Do not covet

(Exodus 20:1-17)

On The Tenth Day of Christmas My True Love Gave To Me

10 Lords A-leaping (The Ten Commandments)

9 Ladies Dancing (The Nine Fruit of the Holy Spirit)

8 Maids A-milking (The Eight Beatitudes)

7 Swans A-swimming (The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit)

6 Geese A-laying (Six days of creation)

5 Golden Rings (Five Books of the Old Testament)

4 Calling Birds (Four Gospels)

3 French Hens (Three Theological Virtues)

2 Turtle Doves (Old and New Testaments)

And A Partridge In A Pear Tree (Jesus Christ)

 

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