For people of faith, Christmas is more than just candy canes and tinsel. It’s about the birth of that child in a manger long ago. Sending a Christmas card with a message of faith is a great way to spread good will and celebrate the true “reason for the season.”
When it comes to religious Christmas card sayings, there are many options – from powerful Bible verses to profound quotes about the Christian faith. Of course, you can always come up with your own original sentiment as well. But even then, it always helps to look to the wisdom of the past when searching for wording ideas.
To that end, here’s a list of 25 religious Christmas card messages, including many famous quotes and sayings that have been passed down through the years. Write them in your Christmas cards, share them with friends online, or just read them for your own edification.
She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins.
Religious Christmas Quotes
Great little One! whose all-embracing birth
Lifts Earth to Heaven, stoops Heaven to Earth.
Joy to the world! The Lord has come!
Let earth receive her King!
Joy To The World
And so, this Christmas season
may our hearts with gladness glow,
As we read the blessed story,
That took place so long ago.
Alpha L. Buntain
Christmas is built upon a beautiful and intentional paradox; that the birth of the homeless should be celebrated in every home.
Only in souls the Christ is brought to birth. And there He lives and dies.
O come, let us adore Him!
O Come All Ye Faithful
Are you part of the “inn” crowd, or one of the “stable” few?
How many observe Christ’s birthday! How few, His precepts!
Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love.
The magic of Christmas is not in the presents, but in His presence.
Go tell it on the mountain
That Jesus Christ is born
Go Tell It On The Mountain
Christmas day is a day of joy and charity. May God make you very rich in both.
Behold! The virgin will conceive a child! She will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel, which means “God is with us.”
Hark the herald angels sing,
Glory to the new-born king.
Hark the Herald Angels Sing
Wise men still seek Him.
Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.
And when we give each other Christmas gifts in His name, let us remember that He has given us the sun and the moon and the stars, and the earth with its forests and mountains and oceans – and all that lives and move upon them. He has given us all green things and everything that blossoms and bears fruit and all that we quarrel about and all that we have misused – and to save us from our foolishness, from all our sins, He came down to Earth and gave us Himself.
Love the giver more than the gift.
Noel, Noel, Noel, Noel
Born is the King of Israel!
O Christmas Sun! What holy task is thine!
To fold a world in the embrace of God!
Guy Wetmore Carryl
Fail not to call to mind, in the course of the twenty-fifth of this month, that the Divinest Heart that ever walked the earth was born on that day; and then smile and enjoy yourselves for the rest of it; for mirth is also of Heaven’s making.
When we were children we were grateful to those who filled our stockings at Christmas time. Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?
Gilbert K. Chesterton
For it is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas, when its mighty Founder was a child Himself.
And this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger.