12 Days of Christmas GIVEAWAY Bash, Day 8!!

We are already eight days into our giveaway! Wow!
In the well-known 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 eighth verse…
On the eighth day of Christmas,
My true love sent to me
8 MAIDS A-MILKING7 swans a-swimming,
6 geese a-laying,
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
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, the two turtledoves represented the Old and New Testaments, the three French hens represent the theological virtues, and the four calling birds symbolize the four gospels, and the five golden rings are the first five books in the Old Testament (the histories), the six geese a-laying are the 6 days of creation, and the seven swans a-swimming are the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit.

The eight maids a-milking represent t
he eight Beatitudes: 1) Blessed are the poor in spirit, 2) those who mourn, 3) the meek, 4) those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, 5) the merciful, 6) the pure in heart, 7) the peacemakers, 8) those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake found in Matthew 5!

So, onto the giveaway – for the eighth day on Book Ponderings 12 Days of Christmas we are giving away a copy of Grace by Richard Paul! :-) 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 20th)! So make sure you leave a comment today!! :-)  All winners during the 12 Days of Christmas will be announced on December 26th!

20 comments:

Amanda Stephan said...

I'd like to win - and I'm a follower! Thanks for the chance!
kjv1611as/at/gmail/dot/com

Molly said...

I am a follower and would love to win this book! Thanks!

Mollydedwards AT yahoo DOT com

Tea said...

I would love to win Richard Paul Evans' book, Grace.

I have your button on my Everything Has A Purpose blog.

I also follow you.

I blogged about the book. http://teaandinspiration.blogspot.com

I'm having trouble getting in to my new Twitter act.

Ariel said...

I love the cover! :D

I'm a follower.

pinkdaddysgirl[at]msn[dot]com

Jennifer said...

Please enter me for a chance to win.
I am a follower.

Thanks
Jennifer

jmschwindt at cox dot net

Cathy W said...

I'm a follower and would like to be entered, thanks.
cjwallace43 at gmail dot com

Benita said...

I'm a follower. Please include me in this giveaway.

bgcchs(at)yahoo(dot)com

Cathy W said...

Tweet:http://twitter.com/#!/cjwallace43/status/17001815002316800
cjwallace43 at gmail dot com

Charlotte Kay said...

Day 8 already!
Please enter me:)
Chakasa58 at gmail dot com

Linda said...

I'm a follower. Would love a chance at winning the book.

desertrose5173 at gmail dot com

Anonymous said...

thanks for the chance to read this book...merry christmas..ps...i'm a follower :)

karenk
kmkuka at yahoo dot com

rubynreba said...

I am a follower and would love to be entered.

pbclark(at)netins(dot)net

apple blossom said...

I'm a follower
thanks
ABreading4fun [at] gmail [dot] com

Aik said...

I'm a follower. I'd love to win this book!

aikychien at yahoo dot com

Aik said...

I have your button.

http://the-bookaholics.blogspot.com

aikychien at yahoo dot com

Aik said...

I tweeted:

http://twitter.com/aikchien/status/17102374678040576

aikychien at yahoo dot com

Aik said...

I blogged #1

http://the-bookaholics.blogspot.com/p/contests-giveaways.html

aikychien at yahoo dot com

Aik said...

I blogged #2

http://the-bookaholics.blogspot.com/p/contests-giveaways.html

aikychien at yahoo dot com

Aik said...

I blogged #3

http://the-bookaholics.blogspot.com/p/contests-giveaways.html

aikychien at yahoo dot com

Katy said...

Thanks for the comments, everyone! This giveaway is now closed. Winners will be announced December 26th. :-)

~ Katy

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