Best Christmas Quotes Short, Inspirational for Friends and Family
Christmas Quotes: Christmas is a time to celebrate family and friends so this is my chance to tell you how much you mean to me. “This season, keep your eyes and heart open for unexpected ways that God will reveal to you the hope of Christmas.”
Best Christmas Quotes
1. Christmas can’t be bought from a store Maybe Christmas means a little bit more.
2. The only blind person at Christmas time is he who has not Christmas in his heart.
3. Peace on earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas every day.
4. Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.
5. So during this Christmas season, let us take comfort in Him – and always.
6. Some countries don’t celebrate Christmas, but everyone welcomes in the New Year, even if it’s on different dates.
7. God’s not dead, nor doth he sleep!The Wrong shall fail,
the Right prevail,
With peace on earth, good-will to men!
8. 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.
9. Advent is a season of wise women and men following the example of Jesus and thereby constructing a spiritual life on solid principles.
10. The reality of loving God is loving him like he’s a Superhero who actually saved you from stuff rather than a Santa Claus who merely gave you some stuff.
11. Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas.
12. 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.
13. We don’t need more parties, or decorations, or gifts, or worries, or expectations to be added to Christmas. What we really need is some grace. For ourselves and others. And we need to love people.
14. 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.
15. 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.
16. Want to keep Christ in Christmas? Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, forgive the guilty, welcome the unwanted, care for the ill, love your enemies, and do unto others as you would have done unto you.
17. The love we feel, that sense of joy for the Christmas Miracle, the Baby Boy will not wither, break or fade for it’s a promise that God has made.
18. What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future. It is a fervent wish is that every cup may overflow with blessings rich and eternal, and that every path may lead to peace.
19. Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.
20. To be a parent who is unable to provide a Christmas is heartbreaking. We all need to share in making a Christmas for everyone.
21. There’s an optimism that seems to fuel the joy of the season. Cluade Jennings There’s an optimism that seems to fuel the joy of the season.
22. Christmas is the celebration of the event that set heaven to singing, an event that gave the stars of the night sky a new brilliance.
23. Although Santa Claus and St. Nicholas have nothing to do with the true meaning of Christmas, many people do love the story about this man who did, in fact, give gifts to the poor and demonstrated for us a wonderful example for Christmas giving.
24. My fondest memories of Christmas include our family traditions of putting treasured ornaments and lights on the tree, decorating our home, and placing special Christmas books on the coffee table.
25. This whole Santa Claus thing just doesn’t make sense. Why all the secrecy? Why all the mystery?If the guy exists why doesn’t he ever show himself and prove it?
Best Christmas Quotes for Friends
1. Christmas mornings are such an exciting time. Many people wake up with a sense of expectation. Something exciting. For children, it’s a time of absolute craziness.
2. Christmas has been, as for many, something of a challenge to find the best way of being together across distance and differences. The biggest difference and perhaps distance has been between the family and the rituals of Christmas at home and then Christmas and its message in church – which speaks of poverty as well as generosity.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. God’s love is a gift beyond measure … Mary SoutherlandGod’s love is a gift beyond measure that surrounds us and covers us when the fire of life rains down. It is God’s love and the very reason for the season we call Christmas – or it should be.
6. All around us at Christmas this year there will be those less fortunate than we are. But don’t pass up the opportunities God gives you this Christmas to personally “be charitable” to others.
7. The festive lights and the gifts and ornaments are fine, but they are only a setting for the real jewel: the birth of a Baby that marked the descent of God himself to mankind. That’s where the true meaning of Christmas lies.
8. But I became convinced that if you drill down to its core, Christmas is based on a historical reality – the incarnation: God becoming man, spirit taking on flesh, the infinite entering the finite, the eternal becoming time-bound.
9. God made no mistake, then, he gave us no small and common gift, but he did his best and gave the world the greatest possible Christmas Gift when this Child was born.
10. Let us wrap each gift we give with kind, loving thoughts about all those who have helped to make the gift possible and the person who will receive the gift.
11. My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?
12. Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime.
13. How can we best keep Christmas? How can we best defeat the little bit of Scrooge in all of us and experience the glory of the Great Day? By sinking the shafts of our spirits deep beneath the sparkling tinsel of the surface of Christmas and renewing within us the radiance of the inner meaning of the season.
14. I heard the bells on Christmas DayTheir old, familiar carols play,
And wild and sweet
The words repeat
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!
15. Jesus is God’s perfect, indescribable gift. The amazing thing is that not only are we able to receive this gift, but we are able to share it with others on Christmas and every other day of the year.
16. It amazes me that something that happened over 2000 years ago is still recognized today. The birth of Jesus Christ – the reason for Christmas.
17. Christmas is built upon a beautiful and intentional paradox; that the birth of the homeless should be celebrated in every home.
18. “The Christmas season is a time when churchgoers and non-church goers alike tend to experience strong spiritual longings. Whatever the longing looks like on the outside, for most of us, deep down it’s a longing for an experience of something holy, something beautiful.
19. In God’s sight, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas whenever we rediscover the simplicity of His love and bow down in thankfulness and worship, where we are and whatever our circumstances.
20. “During the holiday season, I watch as people scurry about swiping those plastic cards through the credit card machines faster than a speeding bullet. And yet, God has already shown us that the most precious gift cannot be bought or sold.”
21. Oh look, yet another Christmas TV special! How touching to have the meaning of Christmas brought to us by cola, fast food, and beer…. Who would have ever guessed that product consumption, popular entertainment, and spirituality would mix so harmoniously?
22. There is a new spiritual energy to the beginning of Advent. It has little to do with the countdown of shopping days to Christmas. It has to do with Advent’s intrinsic, embedded hope of a new life, a changed life, in Christ.
23. 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 backdrop of God’s gift to us: the Prince of Peace who was announced by angels on that original ‘midnight clear’.
24. I will live this day as if it were Christmas. I will be a giver of gifts and deliver to my enemies the gift of forgiveness; my opponents, tolerance; my friends, a smile; my children, a good example, and every gift will be wrapped with unconditional love.
25. The Christmas presents once opened are Not So Much Fun as they were while we were in the process of examining, lifting, shaking, thinking about, and opening them. Three hundred sixty-five days later, we try again and find that the same thing has happened. Each time the goal is reached, it becomes Not So Much Fun, and we’re off to reach the next one, then the next one, then the next.
Best Religious Christmas Quotes
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. Christmas brings many pleasures; from tree trimming, to special music, exchanging 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 Catherine Pulsifer
5. We think of our homes as places of warmth, familiarity and love – of shared stories and memories – which is perhaps why, at this time of year, so many return to where they grew up. There is a timeless simplicity to the pull of home.
6. So before we get too far into the holiday festivities, let’s pause and take a fresh look at this amazing event we call Christmas. Think of it as an invitation from God, delivered by His Son, offering salvation to mankind.
7. 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.
8. Singing the “Happy Birthday” song to Jesus brings the Baby in the manger to life and clearly places Christ at the center of the annual holiday season. Ace Collins, Stories Behind the Great Traditions of ChristmasHappy Birthday Wishes.
9. Christmas is for everyone, adults and children alike.Allow this season fill your heart, and let go of the things you dislike.
10. Many people pray and only dream of what we often take for granted. Especially at Christmas, help change the world one person at a time, help change a person’s life by giving to the less fortunate.
11. Memories of Christmas past make me smile when I think of you little Sis. We would shake, try to peak, and you were always the one who got caught. But now Christmas means so much more and I am so thankful for the blessing of a Sister like you!
12. What joy the glorious music of Christmas brings to our celebration of Christ’s birth! No other season offers such an abundance of spiritual enrichment.
13. We can participate in every festivity of the Christmas season, but until we receive the gift of Jesus Christ, we will never truly experience Christmas.
14. 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.
15. What a wonderful story it is, the Christmas story. Only God could have thought of it. Norman Vincent Peale What a wonderful story it is, the Christmas story. Only God could have thought of it. Here the greatest storytellers of the ages have found their art outmatched.
16. Did you know the word ‘joy’ appears 8 times in the Christmas Story? And if we aren’t careful, we will miss out on the joy that God promises us this Christmas.
17. 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.
18. People say there are no more miracles, that God does not exist. But just look at Christmas – a time when people express kindness, a time when the world stops and actually has peace, a time when people share with others – a miracle, part of God’s plan!
19. Who can add to Christmas? The perfect motive is that God so loved the world. The perfect gift is that He gave His only Son. The only requirement is to believe in Him. The reward of faith is that you shall have everlasting life.
20. I don’t want a Christmas you can buy. I don’t want a Christmas you can make. What I want is a Christmas you can hold. A Christmas that holds me, remakes me, revives me. I want a Christmas that whispers, Jesus.
21. I have come to discover material gifts aren’t the important things of Christmas. I learned this through an experience even as a young child. I now know relationships, traditions, and the greatest gift of all – Jesus, are the important gifts to treasure.
22. Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childish days; that can recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth; that can transport the sailor and the traveller, thousands of miles away, back to his own fire-side and his quiet home!
23. Christmas celebrates a similar moment for us – God breaking through to our world. In a feeding stall of all places. He will not leave us in the dark. He is the pursuer, the teacher. He won’t sit back while we miss out. So He entered our world. He sends signals and messages: H-o-p-e. L-i-f-e.
24. Once a year, each Christmas, for a few days at least, we and millions of our neighbors turn aside from our preoccupations with life reduced to biology or economics or psychology and join together in a community of wonder.
25. Every Christmas a thousand, thousand preachers ask if we will make more room for Jesus than the Bethlehem innkeeper of long ago ever did.