12 Days of Christmas GIVEAWAY Bash, Day 2!

Here we are, on the 2nd day! This is so much fun!

In the song, 12 Days of Christmas, we are looking at each verse and explaining what each item named represents! So for today, we are looking at the second verse…

On the second day of Christmas,
My true love sent to me
Two turtledoves,
And a partridge in a pear tree
                                                                  
As we have already discussed, we are the ones singing it, telling what our true love – God – gave to us. The partridge in a pear tree represented Christ.

For the second verse, the two turtle doves represent the Old and New Testament, which together make up the Word God gave to us to teach us how to live our lives in a way that pleases him!


So, onto the giveaway – for the second day on Book Ponderings 12 Days of Christmas we are giving away a copy of The Crossroad by Beverly Lewis! :-) Want a chance at winning this? Follow the guidelines below to find out how to enter!


Mandatory Entry: You MUST be a follower of Book Ponderings. Leave a comment saying you’d like to be entered along with your email address. If there is no email address…we will have to pick someone else!

Extra Entries for this giveaway:
- Grab our button (+1)
- Twitter this giveaway (+1 per tweet per day)
- Post about this giveaway on your blog (+3)

So have fun! This giveaway will end at midnight TONIGHT (December 14th)! So make sure you leave a comment today!! :-)  All winners during the 12 Days of Christmas will be announced on December 26th!

11 comments:

Amber S. said...

I'd love a chance to win this book! :D Thank you!

I'm a follower of this blog!

And I have your button posted in the sidebar of my blog. :)

~Amber

stokes[dot]a[at]suddenlink[dot]net

P.S. I'm curious...was the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas" originally written as a song with Christian themes? Or did someone look at it later and interpret the symbolism? Just curious! :) Thanks for sharing about it on here, in either case!

Amanda Stephan said...

I'm a follower & I tweeted about the giveaway! Thank you for the chance to win!
I never really cared for the 12 Days of Christmas song, but after reading what it represents, I'm looking at it a whole new way!
kjv1611as/at/gmail/dot/com

amblessedbeyondmeasure said...

I'm a follower and twitted this giveaway (http://twitter.com/#!/AmBlessedBeyond). I have also placed the badge on my blog. I would love to read this book!
aprilmckinnon/at/hughes/dot/net

Renee Ann said...

Love your series! Please include me in the giveaway. reneeasmith61 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Benita said...

I'm a follower. Please count me in.

bgcchs(at)yahoo(dot)com

amber said...

I love Beverly Lewis!!! I'd love to win her book!!

I follow your blog :-)

amber (afren07@gmail.com)

Ammy Belle said...

Cool! Thanks for the contest! Happy holidays and please enter me : apereiraorama @ gmail.com

Thanks! :)

Cathy W said...

Yes, I'd love to win.
I'm a follower.
Thanks,
cjwallace43 at gmail dot com

Cathy W said...

Tweeted:http://twitter.com/cjwallace43/status/14872507135827968

Charlotte Kay said...

I'm excited to have a chance to win:)
Please enter me!
I'm a GFC follower:)
chakasa58 at gmail dot com

Katy M said...

Thanks to everyone who entered the giveaway! This giveaway is now closed - check back on the 26th to find out who the winners are!

Amber, in answer to your question, as far as I know, the song was intended for Christmas. But the 'countdown' was originally began on Christmas day and headed into the new year, ending on the 5th of January. This was beleived to be the day of Epiphany - when the wise men came to Jesus. Now, this is just what I learned from the internet when searching for the meaning behind the song, so may be faulty - but that was usually the explanation for it! :-)

~ Katy

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