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60+ Christmas Bible Verses For Cards

Last Updated: Sep 21, 2016

Celebrating a Christmas that reflects your religious beliefs is a great way to spread holiday cheer and rejoice in the reason for the season. Although, before Kris Kringle can pay a visit, there are some Holiday to-do’s that need to be checked off the list and we’re here to help you check them twice! In addition to hanging lights, planning out gifts and picking out the perfect Christmas party ideas, you’ll also want to get a jump start on creating and sending your yearly Christmas cards.

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The Yuletide season is the perfect time for reconnecting with loved ones and letting them know you and your family are thinking about them and what better way to do so then by sending a Christmas card? Between stressing about holiday card design, scheduling your family Christmas photo and finding that dang address book, remember that what will make your cards special is the message inside of it. Creating the perfect holiday greeting is no easy task.

Some people use Christmastime as an opportunity to send out annual updates, some add a unique signature to their cards and some scribble in Christmas sayings and wishesWhy not take the opportunity to express your faith this holiday season? Adding a great bible verse to your Christmas card will surely elevate your greeting and shine a spotlight on your relationship with Christ. Not to mention, sending religious Christmas cards will lift the hearts and spirits of those who receive them. Since this article contains many Christmas bible verses, you can jump to specific sections below:

 

Christmas Scripture

With what seems like endless Holiday card sayings to choose from when crafting your greeting you shouldn’t feel like you have to stick to just one. Allow your Christmas card to say ‘Merry Christmas,’ ‘Happy Holidays,’ ‘Season’s Greetings,’ and so much more this year. Adding a christmas scripture will set your Holiday card apart from others. Create a greeting that expresses your faith and one that your recipients will cherish using one of the bible verses about Christmas below.

Choose one, mix and match or add to your own Christmas message to create the merriest greeting of them all.

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Classic Bible Verses for Christmas Cards

  • And there were shepherds out in the field, keeping watch by night. And an angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them. Luke 2:8-9
  • Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other. Romans 12:10
  • A merry heart does good like medicine. Proverbs 17:22
  • Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! John 1:29
  • For nothing will be impossible with God. Luke 1:37
  • In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it. John 1:4-5
  • The true light, which gives light to everyone, was coming into the world. He was in the world, and the world was made through him… John 1:9-10
  • Praise the Lord, all nations! Extol him, all peoples! For great is his steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord! Psalm 117
  • Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift! 2 Corinthians 9:15
  • But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law, so that He might redeem those who were under the Law, that we might receive the adoption as sons. Galatians 4:4-5
  • Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning. James 1:17

Christmas Bible Verses From The Old Testament

  • Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. Isaiah 7:14
  • For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6
  • There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit. Isaiah 11:1
  • Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; righteous and having salvation is he, humble and mounted on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey. Zechariah 9:9
  • But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting. Micah 5:2
  • May the kings of Tarshish and of the coastlands render him tribute; may the kings of Sheba and Seba bring gifts! May all kings fall down before him, all nations serve him! Psalm 72:10-11

Christmas Bible Verses From The Gospels & Acts

  • And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus: for he shall save his people from their sins. Matthew 1:21
  • Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us. Matthew 1:23
  • Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judaea in the days of Herod the King, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, Saying, Where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him. Matthew 2:1-2
  • When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy. Matthew 2:10
  • After coming into the house they saw the Child with Mary His mother; and they fell to the ground and worshiped Him. Then, opening their treasures, they presented to Him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh. Matthew 2:11
  • And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God. And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name Jesus. Luke 1:30-31
  • And the angel answered and said unto her, The Holy Ghost shall come upon thee, and the power of the Highest shall overshadow thee: therefore also that holy thing which shall be born of thee shall be called the Son of God. Luke 1:35
  • And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. Luke 2:10
  • For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, which is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:11
  • And this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger. Luke 2:12
  • And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God.. Luke 2:13
  • Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. Luke 2:14
  • And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us. Luke 2:15
  • And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the baby lying in a manger. Luke 2:16
  • For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16
  • And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. John 1:5-11
  • And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth. John 1:14
  • These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world. John 16:33
  • Him hath God exalted with his right hand to be a Prince and a Saviour, for to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins. Acts 5:31

Christmas Bible Verses From The Epistles

  • And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. Therefore God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth. Philippians 2:8-10
  • For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. Romans 6:23
  • Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost. Romans 15:13
  • Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable Gift. 2 Corinthians 9:15
  • Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning. James 1:17

General Religious Christmas Card Messages

  • May you feel God’s presence in the candles, that softly spread their glow at Christmas and may you experience the wonder of His abiding love, as He guides you, through each day of the coming year. May God’s Blessings be with you. At Christmas and New Year!
  • May your heart be lifted in praise this Christmas for the wonderful gift of Jesus and the joy He brings to our lives. Have a wonderful Christmas and a blessed New Year!
  • Faith makes all things possible, Hope makes all things work, Love makes all things beautiful, May you have all the three for this Christmas. Merry Christmas.
  • A silent night, a star above, a blessed gift of hope and love. A blessed Christmas to you!
  • As Christmas carols fill the air with joy and merriment, as the chime of church bell echoes all around, and prayers reach out to God, I wish you a joyous Christmas and a Happy New Year.
  • May God’s Blessings Be Yours This Christmas!
  • May your heart be lifted in praise this Christmas for the wonderful gift of Jesus and the joy He brings to our lives. Have a wonderful Christmas and a Blessed New Year.
  • Sharing with you the Glory, the Wonder, the Miracle of this Holy Season. Have a blessed Christmas and New Year.
  • Merry Christmas. May God bless you richly throughout this holiday season.
  • May God fill your life with love, joy and peace this Holiday Season and throughout the New Year.
  • God bless you at Christmas and always.
  • May His love surround you at Christmas-time and always.
  • May your Christmas be filled with joy and gratitude because of all that Christ has given you.
  • God gave his greatest gift to us on that first Christmas day and may the wonder of it always guide and light your way.
  • May you have the gift of faith, the blessing of hope and the peace of His love at Christmas and always.
  • May joy be your gift at Christmas and may Faith, Hope and Love be your treasures in the New Year.
  • Jesus is the reason For this Christmas Season.
  • May the timeless message of Christmas fill your heart and home with joy now and throughout the coming year.
  • Christmas, a special time of worshipping our King. May the blessing of knowing Christ enrich your life in the year 2016.
  • Rejoice, the Lord is King! May the Christ of Christmas bring joy to your heart and peace to your soul.

With just a few Christmas bible verses you will be well on your way to spreading holiday cheer. Crafting your Christmas card greeting doesn’t need to feel like a chore. You can get creative and use everything from angel Christmas cards, Catholic Christmas cards to beautiful card designs with crosses to make your message special all-around.

Keep in mind that the best wishes are those that come from the heart.  After you’ve selected one of the best Christmas card bible verses for your holiday greeting, all that’s left to do is to get your Christmas wishes sealed and delivered. If you have any Christmas card etiquette questions use our guide for how to address Christmas cards to make sure your greetings get to where they’re going.