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Merry Christmas | Shepherd, Symbols of Christmas and Christianity

This symbol is seen often in the Roman catacombs. The shepherd is a symbol of Jesus. Commonly depicted standing strongly and surrounded by His sheep. Often the symbol of the shepherd is painted and drawn carrying a lamb on His shoulders or in His arms. A famous quote of Jesus is, “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down His life for His sheep.” Some scholars note that this symbol could be idealized as a classic figure of Mercury – but was carefully refined to hide the identity of Christ from the pagans.



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