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10 Best Bible Verses for Christmas Cards 2014

( [email protected] ) Dec 19, 2014 05:41 PM EST
This Christmas, reflect on these ten beautiful verses to help keep Christ at the center of your holiday celebration.
The Christmas story is recounted in entirety in the Biblical passage Luke 2:1-20. ThinkStock/iStockphoto

Christmas is often a very busy time, filled with family, friends, and plenty of food. Often, we become too busy to remember the true reason for the season--Jesus Christ. This Christmas, take a moment aside from all the busyness and meditate on these ten Christmas Bible verses, full of hope and joy, to encourage you this wonderful season.

10. "Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and call his name Immanuel." - Isaiah 7:14

9. "She will bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus, for he will save his people from their sins." - Matthew 1:21

8. "Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In His great mercy He has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead." -1 Peter 1:3

7. "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life." - John 3:16

6. "Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change." - James 1:17

5. "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." - Romans 15:13

4. "And the angel answered and said to her, "The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Highest will overshadow you; therefore, also, that Holy One who is to be born will be called the Son of God."- Luke 1:35

3. "In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it." -John 1:4-5

2. "And this is the testimony: that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son." - 1 John 5:11

1. "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." - Isaiah 9:6