Between toys galore and sugar overload, its easy for our children to forget the real reason that we celebrate Christmas. That’s why we need to bring scripture into our homes, so they don’t forget why we celebrate this beautiful holiday. These 23 Children’s Bible Verses for Christmas will help you to keep Jesus at the center of this holiday season.
Last year, I found my toddler would get caught up in all the exciting (and very fun parts) of Christmas. Although we don’t want to stop doing these things, it’s important that we remind her that this is a time when we celebrate Jesus.
I decided to put together some of our favorite Children’s Bible Verses for Christmas in hopes that it will encourage you and your family this holiday season.
The BEST Children’s Bible Verses for Christmas
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1. Psalm 72:11
"May all kings bow down to him and all nations serve him."
2. Isaiah 7:14
"Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel."
3. Isaiah 9:6
"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."
4. Matthew 1:21
"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.”
5. Matthew 1:23
"The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel”
6. Matthew 2:10
"When they saw the star, they were overjoyed."
7. Matthew 2:11
"On coming to the house, they saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh."
8. Mark 1:3
"“a voice of one calling in the wilderness, ‘Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him.’”"
9. Luke 1:32
"He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David,"
10. Luke 1:35
"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."
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11. Luke 2:10
"But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people."
12. Luke 2:11
"Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord."
13. Luke 2:14
"“Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.”"
14. John 1:5
"The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it."
15. John 1:9-10
"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."
16. John 1:14
"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."
17. John 1:29
"The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!"
18. John 3:16
" 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."
19. Romans 15:13
"May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit."
20. Galatians 4:4-5
"But when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law, to redeem those under the law, that we might receive adoption to sonship."
21. 2 Corinthians 9:15
"Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!"
22. 1 John 5:11
"And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son."
23. James 1:17
"Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows."
How to Use Bible Verses During Christmas for Kids
I also wanted to share a few tips of advice on how to use scripture during the holidays! I have found that the more I incorperate it into our everyday lives, the more focused on the Lord we are.
- Use them in an Advent Calendar (Read my Favorite Children’s Verses for Advent Here)
- Write them on Holiday Cards
- Make a Graham Cracker Nativity and Read them Aloud
- Read them Each Morning on the Way to School/Daycare
- Read one at dinner each night
- Use them to inspire your prayer time
Keeping Christ at the center of the holiday season can feel difficult when there are so man distractions around. Use thes Children’s Bible Verses for Cristmas to remember that Christ is the reason for the season!
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