Are christmas trees also an adopted pagan tradition?
It has some Pagan roots…but so what. There is nothing inherently evil about an evergreen tree, nor is there anything inherently evil about the decorations which go on them. All of God’s creation is good – it is the application thereof which be a problem. Pagan customs are not condemned in Scripture unless they involve harmful or immoral behaviors or worship of anyone but God the Father; for example, prayers and sacrices and incense, etc., were accepted by God. but it was not until the pagans were worshipping idols and being sexually immoral and performing fatal rituals like burning their sons and daughters in fire (2 Kgs 17:17-41) that God became angry. Paul himself said that it was not a sin to eat meat from public market even if it had probably been sacrificed to an idol (1 Cor. 10:25) because even he was able to recognize that it is the inner disposition of our hearts that matters, not just the outward appearance. In other words, even though the pagans may have believed their meat