80 Religious Christmas Messages & Quotes

Last updated: November 28, 2023

Share these religious Christmas messages with your Christian friends and family to express your warmest wishes for a truly Merry Christmas and a joyful year ahead. Remember the birth of Jesus Christ and what Christmas really means with a Christian message or quote. It's often way more meaningful to your loved ones than just saying "Merry Christmas."

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Amid the hustle of Christmas time - purchasing gifts, putting up decorations, and planning gatherings - it's important to remember the impact that a meaningful religious message can have on a loved one.. The Christmas season is an ideal opportunity to reconnect with those you care about, letting them know you and your family have them in your thoughts. There's no better way to express this than by sending out meaningful Christmas cards or messages!

Consider including a religious Christmas quote in your holiday card to add a touch of spiritual significance. On this page, you'll find Bible verses that illuminate the Christian significance of gift-giving and the birth of Jesus, as well as inspiring scriptures that celebrate faith and hope.

Click a link below to go to a particular section, or simply scroll through the page to explore all our religious Christmas greetings and quotes.

Christmas Scripture | Religious Messages | Classic Bible Verses | For Family & Friends | SMS Text Messages | Christmas Quotes | First Christmas Bible Verses | Printable Cards

Christmas Scripture for Religious Christmas Messages

Incorporating Christmas scripture with your festive wishes can make your holiday card stand out. Craft a message that will be treasured by your recipients, using any of the Christmas Bible verses for cards that are provided below. Select one, combine several, or include them in your personal Christmas message to create the most joyful greeting possible.

When they saw the star, they were overjoyed. Matthew 2:10

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. John 14:27

The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!" John 1:29

I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in me should stay in darkness. John 12:46

Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord. Luke 2:11

She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins. Matthew 1:21

Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, "Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests." Luke 2:13-14

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6

While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them. Luke 2:6-7

And there were shepherds out in the fields nearby, keeping watch over their flocks at night. An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them. Luke 2:8-9

Religious Christmas Messages

These religious Christmas greetings evoke feelings of peace, love, faith, and hope, with nods to God, Jesus, and the original Christmas story. They're a wonderful way to send your religious friends and family heartfelt wishes for a Merry Christmas and a prosperous year to come.

May you have the gift of faith, the blessing of hope, and the peace of His love at Christmas and always.

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 Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year.

May God fill your life with love, joy, and peace this Christmas and throughout the New Year.

Sharing with you the glory, the wonder, the miracle of this holy season. Have a blessed Christmas and New Year.

The magic of Christmas is not in the presents but in His presence. May you have the gift of faith this Christmas and many blessings throughout the New Year.

Merry Christmas! May God bless you richly throughout this holiday season.

A silent night, a star above, a blessed gift of hope and love. A blessed Christmas to you!

May Joy be your gift at Christmas and may Faith, Hope, and Love be your treasures in the New Year.

As we celebrate the birth of Jesus, may His light illuminate your path and His peace fill your heart. Wishing you a Christmas filled with heavenly blessings.

This Christmas, may you find comfort and joy in the message of hope and salvation that the Christ Child brings. Have a blessed holiday season.

May the timeless message of Christmas fill your heart and home with joy today and throughout the coming year. Blessed Christmas greetings to you and your family.

Rejoicing in the miracle of Christ's birth, may your home be filled with love, your heart with faith, and your life with God's endless blessings. Merry Christmas!

Faith makes all things possible,
Hope makes all things work,
Love makes all things beautiful,
May you have all three this Christmas.

A little child,
A shining star,
A stable rude,
The door ajar.
Yet in that place,
So crude, forlorn,
The Hope of all
The world was born.
~ Anonymous

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Classic Bible Verses for Christmas Cards

Here are some timeless Bible verses perfect for Christmas cards, offering a blend of warmth, joy, and the true spirit of the season. These classic scriptures, cherished for centuries, resonate deeply, making them ideal for sharing heartfelt holiday wishes with friends and family.

He will be a joy and delight to you, and many will rejoice because of his birth. Luke 1:14

In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. John 1:4-5

The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world. He was in the world, and though the world was made through him, the world did not recognize him. John 1:9-10

On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshipped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. Matthew 2:11

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16

This will be a sign to you: You will find a baby wrapped in cloths and lying in a manger. Luke 2:12

In a loud voice she exclaimed: "Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the child you will bear!" Luke 1:42

The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel (which means "God with us"). Matthew 1:23

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. Matthew 5:9

The angel answered, "The Holy Spirit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God." Luke 1:35

Religious Christmas Messages for Family & Friends

Christmas is a time for our most treasured relationships: our family and closest friends. As we are not always able to gather with everyone important to us, sending religious Christmas messages gives the perfect way to let family and friends know you are thinking of them.

May the Christmas season fill your home with joy, your heart with love, and your life with laughter. And may God bless you today and every day.

God gave His greatest gift to us on that first Christmas Day and may the wonder of it always guide and light your way. Merry Christmas!

On this beautiful Christmas day, surrounded by our loved ones, let us remember the true meaning of Christmas.

'Tis the season for giving, charity, respect for all God's creations, and bringing peace to our Earth. And of course for spending time with precious family like you! May you have a blessed day.

I am so thankful to God for blessing me with a truly special friend like you. May you have a wonderful Christmas and many blessings for the coming year.

May God bless this Christmas and always. May you be comforted by His presence in your life, and always follow His guiding light. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a wonderful year to come.

May His light shine brightly during this Christmas season and always, as we reflect the true message of Christmas. Although we are far apart, you are always in my prayers. Sending my love this Christmas to you and your family.

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 this Christmas time!

During this festive season, let us remember the true meaning of Christmas, as we share God's love for creation. Happy Christmas!

This Christmas, I pray that you feel His presence working in your life and that you are filled with the wonder and glory of God's unfailing love for you. May you and your family have a blessed Holiday season.

As we celebrate the birth of our Savior, may His peace and love surround you and your loved ones. Merry Christmas and blessings for the New Year.

Remembering the gift of Jesus on this special day, I pray for happiness, peace, and love for you and your family. Have a truly blessed Christmas.

May the message of Christmas fill your life with new hope and endless joy. God's blessings to you and your loved ones on this special day and always.

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Religious Christmas SMS Messages

Christmas can be a hectic season. If you're short on time to pen and mail Christmas cards, don't fret - we've got your back! Feel free to copy and share these brief and heartwarming religious Christmas SMS messages with your loved ones, spreading joy and warmth this festive season. They'll be thrilled to hear from you and feel your thoughts with them during this special holiday time.

Wishing you Christmas gifts 🎁 of faith, hope, and peace now and always. ✌️

May God fill your heart with love, joy, and peace this Christmas. May your heart be lifted in praise for the wonderful gift of Jesus. 💞 😇

🎄 ⛪ Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year walking by His side.

Wishing you a beautiful Christmas 😇. Blessings for you and your family 💞

🙏 I hope He blesses you with faith, peace, and love this Christmas and for the new year ahead. Merry Christmas 🌟 🎄

🌟 A silent night, a star above, a blessed gift of hope and love 👼 Sending a very blessed Christmas wish to you!

🙏 May the love of Jesus fill your heart with warmth this Christmas. 💞

💖 Let the spirit of Christmas warm your home with love, joy, and peace. Have a blessed holiday season! 🎄🙏

🙏 May the spirit of Christmas fill your heart with warmth and happiness. 🌟 🎄

Wishing you faith, love and happiness at this most holy time of year! 🎄 ⛪

🌠 May the light of Christ brighten your Christmas and guide you through the New Year. Blessings to you! 🎄✨

🎁 Celebrate the season with God's love and joy in your heart. Wishing you a blessed and merry Christmas! 🙏🌟

🌟 Wishing you a Christmas full of faith, hope, and God's endless love. Merry Christmas! 🎄🕊️

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Religious Christmas Quotes

These lovely religious Christmas quotes and verses are perfect for adding something special to your messages for Christian friends and family. They focus on Jesus Christ's birth and what Christmas really means. Spanning centuries, these quotes encapsulate the enduring wonder and spiritual depth of Christmas.

The light of the Christmas star to you,
The warmth of home and hearth to you,
The cheer and goodwill of friends to you,
The hope of a childlike heart to you,
The joy of a thousand angels to you,
The love of the Son and God's peace to you.
~ Irish Christmas Blessing

Good news from heaven the angels bring,
Glad tidings to the earth they sing:
To us this day a child is given,
To crown us with the joy of heaven.
~ Martin Luther

O star of wonder, star of night,
Guide us to thy perfect light.
~ John Henry Hopkins Jr.

God grant you the light in Christmas, which is faith;
the warmth of Christmas, which is love;
the radiance of Christmas, which is purity;
the righteousness of Christmas, which is justice;
the belief in Christmas, which is truth;
the all of Christmas, which is Christ.
~ Wilda English

Loving Father, help us remember the birth of Jesus,
that we may share in the song of the angels,
the gladness of the shepherds
and the wisdom of the wise men.
~ Robert Louis Stevenson

I heard the bells on Christmas Day
There old familiar carols play
And wild and sweet, the words repeat
Of peace on earth, good-will to men.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Love came down at Christmas;
love all lovely, love divine;
love was born at Christmas,
stars and angels gave the sign.
~ Christina G. Rossetti

May the beautiful lights of every holiday season remind us of Him who is the source of all light.
~ David A. Bednar

May Peace be your gift at Christmas and your blessing all year through!
~ Anon.

"Like God, Christmas is timeless and eternal, from everlasting to everlasting. It is something even more than what happened that night in starlit little Bethlehem; it has been behind the stars forever. There was Christmas in the heart of God before the world was formed."
~ Roy Rogers

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First Christmas Bible Verses

These Christian Bible verses are all about the very first Christmas, and the meaning behind the giving of Christmas gifts. Choose one (or more!) to send to your religious friends this holiday season, and join with them as they celebrate the birth of Jesus and the hope that He brought into the world.

Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift! 2 Corinthians 9:15

And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. 1 John 5:11

And she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him in a manger, because there was no guest room available for them. Luke 2:7

Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. James 1:17

Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:4

But the angel said to them, "Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord." Luke 2:10-11

Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God's grace in its various forms. 1 Peter 4:10

The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. John 1:14

But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. Isaiah 40:31

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. Psalm 107:1

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Religious Christmas Card Ideas

Looking for the perfect religious Christmas card to print and send this festive season? Look no further! We've got a range of beautiful and meaningful cards that can be easily printed at home. Simply click on the image and you can download a printable PDF that will fold perfectly into a card.

Like these cards? Find more on our Free Printable Christmas Cards page.

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Free Printable Christmas Cards

Take a look at our enormous collection of gorgeous free Christmas cards, from traditional Christmas cards and winter scenes to beautifully designed religious Christian Christmas cards, adorably romantic cards, modern word art, and chalkboard designs, to cute Christmas cards for kids! These are perfect for spreading Christmas cheer while saving time and money.

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Take a look at our wonderful collection of festive gift tags on our free printable Christmas tags page.

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Christmas Coloring Pages

If you're looking for an activity to keep the kids entertained while you're busy doing holiday chores, then print out one of our cute Christmas coloring pages! There is a range of cute holiday designs, from Santa to Snowmen, and even card templates to color in!

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For more intricate designs, explore our Christmas Coloring Pages for Adults, ideal for older children and adults.

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