25 Bible Verses for Christmas Cards
Christmas... It's the most wonderful time of year. But, what makes this season so joyful?
Is it gifts? Christmas music? Gingerbread cookies?
Or... maybe it's because we get to celebrate the greatest gift God has given to us—His Son, Jesus Christ.
The holidays give us the perfect opportunity to share the good news of our savior with the ones we love.
Whether you’re looking for Christmas verses to share with your family or want to send a meaningful greeting card, this collection of scriptures reminds us what Christmas is all about.
Here are 25 Bible verses for Christmas cards to encourage your loved ones this Christmas season:
25 Inspiring Christmas Bible Verses
These are our favorite Christmas Bible verses we feel are the best to put in your Christmas cards this holiday season..
“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”
“Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.”
“For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. And this will be a sign for you: you will find a baby wrapped in swaddling cloths and lying in a manger.”
“And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God and saying, ‘Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!’”
“She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins. All this took place to fulfill what the Lord had spoken by the prophet: ‘Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel.’”
“And the angel answered her, ‘The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be called holy—the Son of God.’”
“And going into the house, they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him. Then, opening their treasures, they offered him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh.”
“When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy.”
“And the angel said to her, ‘Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. And the Lord God will give to him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and of his kingdom there will be no end.’”
“They hurried to the village and found Mary and Joseph. And there was the baby, lying in the manger.”
“Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, saying,‘Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.’”
“But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are too little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me one who is to be ruler in Israel, whose coming forth is from of old, from ancient days.”
More Bible Verses About Jesus’ First Coming
If you’re looking for a more unique verse, consider these less common ones that still declare the truth of our Savior’s first coming.
Here are 13 more verses you can use in your Christmas greeting cards:
“And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.”
“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.”
“For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation for all people.”
“For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
“But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit, whom he poured out on us richly through Jesus Christ our Savior, so that being justified by his grace we might become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.”
“Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.”
“Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners—of whom I am the worst. But for that very reason I was shown mercy so that in me, the worst of sinners, Christ Jesus might display his immense patience as an example for those who would believe in him and receive eternal life. Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only God, be honor and glory for ever and ever. Amen.”
2 Samuel 7:12-13
“When your days are fulfilled and you lie down with your fathers, I will raise up your offspring after you, who shall come from your body, and I will establish his kingdom. He shall build a house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever.”
“Behold, the days are coming, declares the Lord, when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch, and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the land.”
“There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit.”
“Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion!Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, your king is coming to you; righteous and having salvation is he, humble and mounted on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.”
“And he shall stand and shepherd his flock in the strength of the Lord, in the majesty of the name of the Lord his God. And they shall dwell secure, for now he shall be great to the ends of the earth. And he shall be their peace.”
“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.”
12 Free Printable Greeting Cards
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Still looking for Christmas cards to send to your friends and family?
Want to wish your loved ones "Merry Christmas" in a meaningful way?
Well, if you'd prefer to make your own cards at home for free, you'll want to check out our 12 printable greeting cards.
We recently released this collection of 12 FREE Christian scripture arts. You can print these beautiful artworks right from your home printer and gift them to your loved ones as greeting cards.
Here at God's fingerprints, our mission has always been to declare the truth of God's Word through artwork.
That's why we created this beautiful collection of Christian wall art.
• “Wait on the Lord; be strong, take heart, and wait on the Lord.” (Psalm 27:14)
Some scriptures within this free collection include:
It features 12 original Scripture artworks and designs that you can easily print off right from the comfort of your home.
Not only does this free bundle feature a variety of designs… But, each artwork highlights a different truth from God's Word.
These God-centered art pieces are a simple way you can give your loved ones a blessed Christmas this year.
These printable artworks make great greeting cards.
Here's a short video from Bible Journaling Ministries showing what they look like printed off in Christmas greeting card format:
The art prints are formatted so you can easily print them off with your home printer. Each print is 8 ½ x 11. To print them off in greeting card format, simply select "2 pages per sheet" on the printing preview.
Many people print these off and frame them to put on their walls at home. Others put them on their fridge. And some give them as encouraging greeting cards as a unique way to share the good news of eternal life in Jesus Christ to friends and family.
If you want a beautiful free option for your Christmas greeting cards this holiday season, this is a great choice.
Whether you’re looking for a Christmas card that can spark conversations about God’s Word…
Or you want to encourage a friend with God's Word in a unique way…
You’ll want to check out our greeting card collection below.
You can download them for free by following this link:
Looking for other unique ways to bless your friends and family?
You can also print off our Bible Coloring Pages to give to your loved ones.
This free printable is the perfect gift as a stocking stuffer for artists.
This collection of free printable Bible coloring pages allows you to meditate on the truth of God's Word as you color intricate designs. They make great gifts for friends. Plus, you can also use them to help with Scripture memorization and in homeschooling. These original designs come in an 8.5" x 11" printable PDF. Print them out and enjoy..
You can also get some creative ideas for using your coloring pages at our blog post here.
Some scriptures within our Bible Coloring Pages include:• "Taste and see that the Lord is Good." (Psalm 34:8)
May these free Scripture Art resources be a blessing to you. Feel free to share these links with your friends and family.
Premium Greeting Cards with Bible Verses
If you still need to buy Christmas greeting cards, but you'd rather skip the lines during this busy season, then check out our premium Scripture artwork: Tiny Verses - 1st Edition.
Tiny Verses - 1st Edition
These small scripture art prints are perfect for giving as greeting cards, as they declare the glory of our mighty God visually.
With 30 Tiny Verses to choose from, each artwork is printed on a high-quality matte paper, at 4" x 6" (standard postcard size), making them the perfect size for an encouraging card. When you purchase a Tiny Verse bundle, you get to pick 4 Tiny Verse artworks from our collection of 30. You can frame them and put them on your walls, or you can give them as gifts to friends and family.
Some scriptures within Tiny Verses 1 include:• "The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want." (Psalm 23:1)
These prints are a creative way to fill your home or office with Scripture Art.
Or, you can give them as unique gifts to members of your family or small group—whether framed or given as a Christmas card.
Tiny Verses - 2nd Edition
We’ve had such encouraging feedback from our first edition of Tiny Verses that we decided to release Tiny Verses 2 (our second edition). Our Tiny Verses are special because you get to create a unique bundle just for you.
They're a great way to bless many people at once.
With 32 new artworks to choose from, you're sure to find a Tiny Verse for each member of your family or your friends. They also make encouraging gifts for pastors.
It's a great way to buy meaningful gifts for those close to you who love God's Word.
• "As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord." (Joshua 24:15)
Some scriptures within Tiny Verses 2 include:
Premium Deckled Envelopes
We also introduced beautiful deckled envelopes as an optional add-on.
These premium deckled envelopes offer a subtle yet distinct, true felt finish on the surface of both sides, while one long grain edge exhibits a feathery deckled edge.
Whether you frame them for your walls or desk, or give them as encouraging cards to those close to you, we hope these original watercolor and ink artworks are a blessing to you and your loved ones.
What are your favorite Christmas Bible Verses?
While many will be gathering around their Christmas tree to open up their gifts on December 25...
Our prayer is that these Bible verses for Christmas cards and Scripture artworks would draw you and your loved ones closer to the greatest gift of all: eternal life in Jesus Christ.
What about you? What are your favorite Christmas Bible Verses?
Is there a verse that you think we missed? Let us know. Please feel free to share your favorite Christmas verses in the comments below.
And… If you loved this collection of Bible verses about Christmas...
Don't forget to check out our other popular blog post—15 Bible Verses About Waiting on the Lord.
God bless you and Merry Christmas...