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Christmas Holiday

Find practical information about the Christmas holiday for Christians, including tips, celebration ideas, Bible verses, Christian customs, and many more resources associated with the Christmas holiday.
  1. Christmas Devotionals
  2. Christmas Prayers & Verses
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The Christmas Story - The Birth of Jesus
The Christmas story gives a biblical account of the events surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ. The Christmas story is paraphrased from the New Testament books of Matthew and Luke in the Bible.

Do You Celebrate Christmas?
Many Christians believe Christmas should not be celebrated or observed. Every year during the holidays, I hear from numerous believers who say that God never intended for Christians to commemorate Christ's birth. What do you say? Do you celebrate Christmas?

What is Your Favorite Christmas Memory?
Part of the wonder of Christmas comes with the sights, sounds, and smells of the season that carry a certain nostalgia, allowing us to relive the magical moments of our favorite Christmas memories. Take a few moments and relive the magic this holiday by sharing your favorite Christmas memory.

10 Ways to Keep Christ in Christmas
The best way to keep Christ in your Christmas celebrations is to have Him present in your daily life. If you've accepted Jesus as your Savior and made Him the center of your life, keeping Christ in Christmas is more about the way you live your life than the things you say. Here are simple ways to keep Christ the central focus of your life this...

Christmas Bible Quiz
Learn the facts and fiction surrounding the birth of Jesus Christ with this fun Christmas Bible quiz.

Ways to Save Money at Christmas
As our economy presses many of us into even tighter financial restraints, more and more we're looking for creative ways to save money at Christmas. Cutting back and saving money, however, doesn't have to mean that our Christmas celebrations become less memorable. Just the opposite!

Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on December 25?
The history of Christmas reveals quite a bit of controversy over the date of December 25 and the pagan origins of this holiday. Today all Christian...

How to Feel Less Stressed and More Christian at Christmas
Do you want to learn how to feel less stress and enjoy the holidays more? Do you need to be more of a Christian at Christmas? Karen Wolff of...

Help for Christian Singles at Christmas
Need help getting through the holidays as a single Christian? Discover three things to focus on that will help you beat the holiday blues.

The 12 Days of Christmas - Christmas Devotionals
The 12 Days of Christmas is a collection of twelve daily devotionals to inspire and encourage the spirit of Christmas and prepare you for the New...

Christmas Words
Learn the meaning and origins of Christian terms associated with the Christmas season. This list is an ongoing project to be updated with new Christmas words each year.

Christmas Bible Verses
This collection of Christmas Bible verses is arranged according to various Christmas themes and Bible events surrounding the birth of Jesus. Take a few minutes to meditate on these Bible verses and make Jesus Christ the central focus of your Christmas this year.

Christmas Prayers and Poems
A collection of prayers and poems for the Christmas and New Year's season.

Top 10 Unique Christmas Gift Ideas for Christians
You can show the ones you love just how much you appreciate them this holiday by giving them the perfect Christmas gift. If you're like me, you often run out of ideas to express just the right personal touch. With Christians in mind, I've put together a few suggestions to stir your thinking toward choosing uniquely personal Christmas gifts.

Christian Gifts - What Do You Covet for Christmas?
Please allow me to explain. The goal here is not to make Christians envious for worldly things! I simply want to give you the chance to share the ultimate gifts on your Christmas wish list and help others know what Christians really want for Christmas.

Top Christmas Movies
I've selected a few favorite Christmas movies and holiday films that are sure to appeal to Christian families. Not only will these Christian-themed movies make great Christmas gifts, they will also provide an opportunity for you to establish a memorable family tradition during the holiday season.

Top 5 Family Christmas Books
Each of these family Christmas stories tells a meaningful tale geared toward children and youth, but appealing to children and adults of all ages. Not only are they great for giving as gifts, they can be enjoyed by families again and again each Holiday season.

Heartwarming Christmas Stories and Meditations
This collection of heartwarming Christmas stories and meditations brings together my favorite Christian books to read at Christmastime.

Top Christmas Music by Christian Artists
You'll find something for everyone in this top selection of Christmas CDs by Christian artists--from contemporary choices to classic Christmas favorites, and from children's picks to nostalgic and memorable adult collections.

Maximize Your Charitable Giving in a Receding Economy
With a declining economy and recession fears on the rise, even the most generous donors are trimming back on their charitable giving this year....

Top 5 Christmas Charity Projects
Many of us look for ways to reach out to needy and hurting children at Christmastime. Choosing a trustworthy and reliable charity for your special...

What is Epiphany?
Epiphany, also known as "Three Kings Day" and "Twelfth Day," is a Christian holiday commemorated on January 6. It is primarily observed in Orthodox, Catholic, and Anglican churches. Though many different cultural and denominational customs are practiced, in general, Epiphany celebrates the manifestation of God in the form of human flesh through...

The Christmas Angel Gabriel
Gabriel, the Christmas angel, served as God's divine messenger to deliver important information. He appeared to Daniel, to the father of John the Baptist, and to the virgin Mary.

Who Were the Three Kings from the East?
Three Kings followed a star to find the young Messiah, Jesus Christ. God warned them in a dream that the child might be murdered, and told them how to protect him. Learn the amazing story of the Three Kings from the East.

Manger Maker - Christmas Poem
This Christmas poem, Manger Maker, submitted by an About.com member, arouses compassion for the needy children in our world.

A Christmas Miracle
This Christmas poem, A Christmas Miracle, submitted by an About.com member, tells the story of a mother's desperate prayer and a Christmas miracle for her little boy.

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