Capture the Essence of Christmas With These Religious Quotes

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Christmas is one of those holidays that can a mean a variety of different things to each person who celebrates! To some, it's all about gathering (and sharing Christmas gifts) with your loved ones for the first time in who knows how long. To others, it's more about the festiveness of it all—making sure they show up and show out with their holiday home decorations. Though, some choose to reflect on the history of the holiday and its religious undertones each year—which means they would greatly appreciate these religious Christmas quotes that commemorate it!

While these may not be Christmas prayers, these Christmas quotes still hold spiritual meaning and are enough to make you feel sentimental. This quote by Max Lucado is sure to bring some hope: “The story of Christmas is the story of God's relentless love for us.” There are also a bunch of inspirational quotes on here as well, for when you may need a little spark. This quote by Alicia Bruxvoort sets the scene: “The good news of great joy changed the course of every silent night to come.”

Take a moment to read through these, and get yourself in the Christmas spirit! Plus, they might even spark some Christmas Instagram caption inspo!

Isaiah 9:6-7

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given...”

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Pope Francis

“If He gives us the gift of Christmas it is because we all have the ability to understand and receive it.”

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C.S. Lewis

“Once in our world, a stable had something in it that was bigger than our whole world.”

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Corrie Ten Boom

“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.”

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Max Lucado

“Were it not for the shepherds, there would have been no reception. And were it not for a group of stargazers, there would have been no gifts.”

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Craig D. Lounsbrough

“Jesus was born into a feeding trough that nourished the bodies of animals so that He could feed the souls of men.”

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Rick Warren

“And there's no better time than Christmas to become the kind of seekers the wise men embodied. Wise people still seek Christ.”

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Maya Angelou

“Christmas is based on an exchange of gifts, the gift of God to man – His unspeakable gift of His Son, and the gift of man to God – when we present our bodies a living sacrifice.”

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Kin Hubbard

“For Christians, Christmas is a celebration of Jesus' birth — that light has come into darkness and, as the Gospel of John says, 'the darkness could not overcome it.'”

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Howard W. Hunter

“During the hurry of the festive occasion of this Christmas season, find time to turn your heart to God.”

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Mother Teresa

“At this Christmas when Christ comes, will He find a warm heart? Mark the season of Advent by loving and serving the others with God's own love and concern.”

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Thomas Merton

“The ox and the donkey understood more of the first Christmas than the high priests in Jerusalem.”

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George F. McDougall

“Best of all, Christmas means a spirit of love, a time when the love of God and the love of our fellow men should prevail over all hatred and bitterness...”

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Pope Francis

“If He gives us the gift of Christmas, it is because we all have the ability to understand and receive it.”

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James 1:17

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.”

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Max Lucado

“When Christ was born so was our hope.”

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David Jeremiah

“All the Christmas presents in the world are worth nothing without the presence of Christ.”

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Helen Steiner Rice

“Peace on earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas everyday.”

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Agnes M. Pharo

“What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present, hope for the future.”

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Suzie Eller

“Jesus exchanges our hurts for joy.”

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William Parks

“Christmas is not just a day, an event to be observed and speedily forgotten. It is a spirit which should permeate every part of our lives.”

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Mother Teresa

“It is Christmas every time you let God love others through you... yes, it is Christmas every time you smile at your brother and offer him your hand.”

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Max Lucado

“The story of Christmas is the story of God's relentless love for us.”

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Alicia Bruxvoort

“The good news of great joy changed the course of every silent night to come.”

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Rick Warren

“Peace with God, peace with others, and peace in your own heart.”

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Handel H. Brown

“To prepare our hearts for Christmas, we must cultivate the spirit of expectancy.”

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Robbie Robertson

“In a dream I heard a voice saying 'fear not, come rejoice. It's the end of the beginning, praise the newborn King.'”

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Robert Flatt

“The giving of gifts is not something man invented. God started the giving spree when He gave a gift beyond words, the unspeakable gift of His Son.”

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Pope Francis

“Christmas is joy, religious joy, an inner joy of light and peace.”

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Charles Dickens

“For it is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas, when its mighty Founder was a child himself.”

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Hamilton Wright Mabie

“Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.”

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Amy Grant

“Faith is salted and peppered through everything at Christmas.”

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Pope Paul VI

“We consider Christmas as the encounter, the great encounter, the historical encounter, the decisive encounter, between God and mankind.”

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John MacArthur

“If we could condense all the truths of Christmas into only three words, these would be the words: 'God with us.'”

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Timothy Keller

“If Christmas is just a nice legend, in a sense you are on your own. But if Christmas is true, then you can be saved by grace.”

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Toni Sorenson

“The brightest Christmas ever was lit by a single star and swaddled in the most drab colors, but offered mankind the greatest gift of all…true and lasting love.”

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John Piper

“Look to Jesus this Christmas. Receive the reconciliation that he bought.”

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Matt Chandler

“We celebrate the first Christmas because we know there's a second coming.”

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Dan Schaeffer

“Christmas celebrates the awesome and amazing fact that God is grander, wiser and more mysterious than we could have ever imagined.”

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John R. Rice

“You can never truly enjoy Christmas until you can look up into the Father’s face and tell him you have received his Christmas gift.”

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