Christmas a time for celebration, of lights, of giving. Let these
Christmas quotes remind you of the peace and joy the world experiences on
this very special day. One of the holiest holidays on the Christian calendar,
a celebration of birth - the birth of Jesus Christ.
"We send out Christmas greetings to friends and family near and far,
we put up the tree in hopes Santa will arrive, but most of all we take
the time to thank God for His Son.
"Christmas is for everyone, adults and children alike.
Allow this season fill your heart, and let go of the things you dislike."
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And so, seven hundred years before the Wise Men gave, before
the angels sang, and before the shepherds arrived, Isaiah explains
for us in wonderful detail what Christmas is all about.
"When we remember a special Christmas, it is not the presents that
made it special, but the laughter, the feeling of love, and the
togetherness of friends and family that made that Christmas special."
Some countries don't celebrate Christmas, but everyone welcomes in the New Year, even if it's on different dates.
Paul K Stevens, Vintage New Year: Cards, Customs, Quotes, Poems, Myths and Legends
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Christmas holds its place in the hearts of men because they
know that love is the greatest thing in the world. Christmas is celebrated
in its true spirit only by those who make some sacrifice for the benefit
of their fellow men.
The season of Advent, in effect, kicks off the Christmas celebrations.
The parties start, the decorations and lights go up,
and the Christmas music begins to play. When Christmas finally arrives,
we are already saturated and satiated with the
delights of the season - we're ready to move on.
Ronald Rolheiser, OMI
What Is The Christmas Spirit
As you open your Christmas presents, open your heart to Christ's presence.
Miriam Kinai, Boxed Set 1 Quotations
I bring you the most joyful news ever announced, and it is for everyone!
The Savior - yes the Messiah, the Lord - has been born tonight in Bethlehem!
Luke 2:10 -11
For it is good to be children sometimes, and never better
than at Christmas, when its mighty Founder was a child Himself.
Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol
"If I could wish a wish for you, it would be for peace and happiness
not only now, but for the whole year through!"
Catherine Pulsifer, My Christmas Wish To YOU
"Christmas was all about God's gift to man, and His peace, as well as ours."
Carolyn Molica, WINGS: A Journey in Faith from the Earthly to the Heavenly
"Advent is a season of wise women and men following the example of Jesus and thereby constructing a spiritual life on solid principles."
Robert F. Morneau, Fathoming Bethlehem
It amazes me that something that happened over 2000 years ago is still
recognized today. The birth of Jesus Christ - the reason
for Christmas. May we always be inspired and
may we always recognize that this miracle is the reason for our celebrations.
"Christmas day is a day of joy and charity. May God make you very
rich in both."
"Christmas is more than just presents, it's love and harmony."
All That is a Christmas
"Peace on earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas every day."
Helen Steiner Rice
And at this Christmas season, when we pause to reflect on the
Incarnation of Christ -
that is, of God becoming human in Jesus -
we reemphasize that Jesus Christ should remain central to the celebration.
Melvin Banks Sr.
"From home to home, and heart to heart, from one place to another.
The warmth and joy of Christmas, brings us closer to each other."
"At Christmas play and make good cheer,
For Christmas comes but once a year."
"What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present,
hope for the future. It is a fervent wish that every cup may overflow with
blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace."
Agnes M. Pharo
Anyone familiar with the Christmas Story itself will also understand that Mary was happily married to Joseph and that the willing took on the role of caregiver for Jesus.
Sarah Lawrence, Mary Mother Of Jesus: Understanding Mary a Bit Closer
"After all, isn't Christmas the beginning of our hope? It is the
celebration of God becoming man and taking on the 'form of a servant'
so that he could ultimately give His life for us."
Dr. David Jeremiah
"The angels' visit to the shepherds became the first Christmas celebration.
It's as though heaven and earth were celebrating it together, as though a
portal to glory had been opened up."
Angel Smiling On You
"Christmas can't be bought from a store . . .
Maybe Christmas means a little bit more."
As he considered this, an angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream. "Joseph, son of David," the angel said, "do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife. For the child within her was conceived by the Holy Spirit. And she will have a son, and you are to name him Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins."
Matthew 1:20-21 (NLT)
You see, the Christmas most people celebrate is not the way
God intended it to be celebrated. We have commercialized it,
super-sized it, downgraded it, and
for most people, ignored the real meaning of Christmas.
C. P. Lewis, Humpty Dumpty Is Damaged Goods: A Christmas Message in 9 Lessons and Carols
"We need to celebrate this Christmas. Jesus' birth was - and is -
good news of great joy."
"The only blind person at Christmas time is he who has not Christmas in his heart."
"We can participate in every festivity of the Christmas season,
but until we receive the gift of Jesus Christ, we will never truly experience
"This season, keep your eyes and heart open for
unexpected ways that God will reveal to you the
hope of Christmas."
"Wonderful counselor and heaven father, guide us to see the true meaning
of the gifts we have and that we share this Christmas."
D. Duane Engler, 40 Prayers for Christmas
The holy magic that filled that lonely stable so long ago still fills the air of Christmas today.
At Christmas we decorate our trees with festive lights and ornaments.
But the real "tree" in the Christmas story
wasn’t beautiful at all; it was a cruel instrument of execution,
used to bring about the death of God's Son.
Greg Laurie, Red The Color of Christmas: 15 Favorite Christmas Messages
Thanksgiving, at least in the U.S., leads directly to the
Christmas holiday where gifts are given to friends and family
as an expression of heartfelt love and appreciation.
Devin D. Thorpe, 925 Ideas to Help You Save Money, Get Out of Debt and Retire A Millionaire So You Can Leave Your Mark on the World
Every Christmas a thousand, thousand preachers ask if we will make
more room for Jesus than the Bethlehem innkeeper of long ago ever did.
Les Norman; Pilar Norman, Never Have A Minute To Call Your Own: Well, Now You Do
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Now, granted, the Christmas tree doesn't have
"everlasting life" just because it is evergreen, but it does represent that to us.
It is a symbol of life.
Patricia Meyers, 70 Extraordinary Object Lessons for Home School and Sunday School
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One of my favorite Christmas traditions is attending the
Candlelight Christmas Eve service . . .
Shari Howerton, Breaking the Chains
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During the legendary Christmas truce of 1914, English and German
soldiers stopped fighting one another, met in the "no man's land" between
their armies, traded goods, sang Christmas carols, and even played soccer.
Joshua Nickel, The Reign of Grace and the End of Sin in Your Life
So during this Christmas season, let us take comfort in Him--and always.
Julia Audrina Carrington, Comfort for Today--A Book in Honor of
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Is it an acceptable boundary to simply send a Christmas card and
ignore a friend for the rest of the year?
Jeffrey Dawson, Boundaries: Line Between Right And Wrong
Christmas - that magic carpet that wraps itself about us, that something so intangible that it is like
a fragrance. It may weave a spell of nostalgia. Christmas may be a day of feasting, or of prayer, but
always it will be a day of remembrance - a day in which we think of everything we have ever loved.
Once you put your Christmas tree up, wrap any presents you have
and put them under the
tree; this will take some of the stress out of last minute
wrapping and also looks
nice under the tree.
Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without mince pies.
Rosanne Hewitt-Cromwell, Like Mam Used to Bake
As this is one of the most anticipated meals of the year, a little bit of planning
will help to relieve the stress that surrounds producing a Christmas turkey
Sheila Kiely, Gimme The Recipe
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Christmas can become overly expensive if you let it. Remember a
homemade gift is not only nice,
but also says, "I love You" more than anything else.
You can paint cookies to make wonderful decorations for Christmas
or other holidays. Whether you are looking for a fun project
with the kids or just want to impress the neighbors, try painting cookies.
Dennis Weaver, Dennis. Mrs. Claus' Christmas Cookies
Christmas brings many pleasures; from tree trimming, to special music,
exhanging gifts, good food to
name only a few. Take time in this busy season to remember
the reason for the season - the birth of Jesus
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At no other time during the year is the spirit of giving and sharing
more alive in people's hearts..
Keep this spirit of Christmas in your heart all year long.
To be a parent who is unable to provide a Christmas is heartbreaking.
We all need to share in making a Christmas for
everyone. Rather than that one extra gift, give the money to
your church, to an organization that provides for those
less fortunate. By helping someone else you
will realize the true meaning of Christmas.
"Christmas can be a maze of commercialism if we let it. Instead, let's make
it a moment of clarity in which we view our sometimes confusing
and threatening world against the back drop of God's gift to us:
the Prince of Peace who was announced by angels on that
original 'midnight clear'."
Christmas is a charming and memorable season for children, and it is perfectly reasonable for well-informed adults to enjoy cribs, candles, and carols,
decorated trees, presents, and family feasts. It is not possible, however, to be a well-informed adult believer without adding to the value of the Christmas
celebration by searching for the deeper meaning of the gospels, a meaning that is beyond the comprehension of young children.
Noel Cooper, Gospel Overtures: The Message of the Christmas Stories in Matthew and Luke
. . . we can be an influence for what is good and right and wonderful about Christmas! We can focus on the fact that a special holiday
is set apart and that time gives us the opportunity to proclaim the Christ that came and died for us!
J S Brandon, Get rid of the “Bah! Humbug!" Attitude This Christmas: A Message for Christians
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