Start a new tradition in your family with these creative ways to celebrate Christmas in the Scripture!
Christmas in the Scripture- The Real Reason for Christmas
Santa. Christmas Trees. Wreaths, Decorating.
Christmas decorations seem to pop up earlier and earlier each and every year.
And with that, the true meaning of Christmas gets pushed aside as it becomes more and more decentralized around the birth of the Lord.
Christmas has turned into a commercialized frenzy as businesses hawk their wares in promotion so the average person can go into debt to please an unspoken requirement that every relative and person must receive a gift.
Christmas has become a breeding ground for selfishness and gain. The focus has shifted from the birth of Jesus to one of greed and commercialism.
I hate to say that it doesn’t surprise me.
But I want to make a change in the little corner of my world to go back to the basics of what Christmas in the Scripture should be
And I’d love to have you join me!
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Christmas Verses in the Bible- Scriptures are Truth
If you’ve clicked over to read this blog from google, you might not know that I’m a Christian. My life and my blog is based upon the cross of Christ as the foundation. I have put my faith in the Lord Jesus and believe in the infallibility of God’s word.
I believe that the Christmas verses in the Bible are solid truth. From Genesis to Revelation, God’s word is more than simple pages in a book. It’s the living and breathing Word of God.
If you’re one of my faithful readers (and I’m glad to have you here) let’s delve into a myriad of ways to creatively apply these Christmas Scripture Verses
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Learn Bible Verses on Jesus Birth and Start a New Tradition
How can you learn Bible verses on Jesus birth and absorb the wonderful truth of Christmas?
I’ve got some WONDERFUL ideas for you!
New Traditions using Christmas Verses in the Bible
Read the Christmas story as a Family on Christmas Eve
Look no further than the Word of God itself where you can find Christmas Scripture to read as a family together.
Read a verse a day for 20 days or read the verses as a family on Christmas Eve before going to bed.
Do a Daily Jesse Tree Advent Devotional as a Family
What is a Jesse Tree Advent? An ordinary advent is a simple countdown for Christmas but a Jesse Tree Advent is where each day a Scripture is read that points to the birth of our Saviour. My friend Lisa over at Graceful Abandon does the Jesse Tree Advent tradition every year with her family every and shares moments of
Set up the Nativity with Biblical Christmas hymns and songs
Set up the Nativity while listening to Biblical Christmas hymns and songs accompanying you in the background.
This Nursery rhyme Christmas album is a wonderful way to get even the toddlers in your family singing about our Saviour.
Younger kids will love Bible Truth Kids Christmas Songs.
Have a Birthday Party for Jesus
Set the table, bake a cake and sing Happy Birthday, Jesus while having a birthday party in the Lord’s honor. Christie Thomas has a great article about throwing a big bash of a birthday party for the Lord HERE.
Read a Book
Read a bedtime story sharing the birth of Jesus
Watch a Video
We know the old standards of Frosty the Snowman and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, but what about sitting down and watching a video together as a family with the birth of Christ as the center. Watch a Video on the Birth of Jesus
Do the Legend of the Candy Cane Printable with Scriptures
Pass out candy canes and do the Legend of the Candy Cane Christmas printable with Scriptures.
Bible Journal the Birth of Christ together as a family
Couple your creativity and your faith as a family and Bible journal the scriptures on the birth of Jesus.
These helpful sticker sets, here, here and here, will help everyone in your family creatively dig into the Word.
Dig into the word and write the Bible account as a family with this great Christmas Scripture Writing Plan.
Bible Verses on Jesus Birth
John 1:14 And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.
Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Galatians 4:4-5 But when the fullness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law, 5 to redeem them that were under the law, that we might receive the adoption of sons.
Matthew 1:21 And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.
Isaiah 7:14 Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel
Isaiah 9:6 For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.
Luke 2:17-20 And when they had seen it, they made known abroad the saying which was told them concerning this child. 18 And all they that heard itwondered at those things which were told them by the shepherds. 19 But Mary kept all these things, and pondered them in her heart. 20 And the shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things that they had heard and seen, as it was told unto them.
Zechariah 9:9 Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh unto thee:
he is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass,
and upon a colt the foal of an ass.
John 3:16 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.
Matthew 2:1-2 Now when Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judæa in the days of Herod the king, behold, there came wise men from the east to Jerusalem, 2 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 2:10 When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.
Luke 1:35 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 2:10 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 2:11 For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.
Luke 2:14 Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.
Philippians 2:8-10b and being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross. 9 Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name: 10 that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth;
Have you creatively implemented the Bible into your Christmas celebration of times past?
Will you be implementing Christmas in the Scripture in your family traditions?
If so, I’d love to hear about it in the comment section!