If we could condense all the truths of Christmas into only three words, these would be the words: 'God with us.'— John F. MacArthur
Practical Meaning Of Christmas quotations
Rejoice, that the immortal God is born, so that mortal men may live in eternity.
We tend to focus our attention at Christmas on the infancy of Christ.
The greater truth of the holiday is His deity. More astonishing than a baby in the manger is the truth that this promised baby is the omnipotent Creator of the heavens and the earth!
Christ was born in the first century, yet he belongs to all centuries.
He was born a Jew, yet He belongs to all races. He was born in Bethlehem, yet He belongs to all countries.
Love came down at Christmas, Love all lovely, Love Divine;
Love was born at Christmas; Star and angels gave the sign.
Christmas is the day that holds all time together.
Christmas is most truly Christmas when we celebrate it by giving the light of love to those who need it most.
Christmas: It's the only religious holiday that's also a federal holiday.
That way, Christians can go to their services, and everyone else can sit at home and reflect on the true meaning of the separation of church and state.
Whatever else be lost among the years, Let us keep Christmas still a shining thing: Whatever doubts assail us, or what fears, Let us hold close one day, remembering Its poignant meaning for the hearts of men. Let us get back our childlike faith again.
I truly believe that if we keep telling the Christmas story, singing the Christmas songs, and living the Christmas spirit, we can bring joy and happiness and peace to this world.
Christmas is a necessity. There has to be at least one day of the year to remind us that we're here for something else besides ourselves.
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, a time when our thoughts and deeds and the spirit of our lives manifest the presence of God.
My boy is a mean kid. I came home the other day and saw him taping worms to the sidewalk, he sits there and watches the birds get hernias. Well, only last Christmas I gave him a B-B gun and he gave me a sweatshirt with a bulls-eye on the back. I told my kids, "Someday, you'll have kids of your own." One of them said, "So will you."
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. The only requirement is to believe in Him. The reward of faith is that you shall have everlasting life.
I am not alone at all, I thought. I was never alone at all. And that, of course, is the message of Christmas. We are never alone. Not when the night is darkest, the wind coldest, the world seemingly most indifferent. For this is still the time God chooses.
To catch the real meaning of the Spirit of Christmas, we need only drop the last syllable, and it becomes the Spirit of Christ.
With the song 'This Christmas' I wanted to do something that was kind of different. I mean, Donny Hathaway is an amazing artist. So I wanted to bring my flavor to the song so when people over the age of 45 or 50 hear it they'll be like 'OK, he did his thing with that record.' It's like I can appeal to everybody and not just a younger demographic.
All the Christmas presents in the world are worth nothing without the presence of Christ.
The true meaning of Christmas is actually centuries of gullibility.
Good news from heaven the angels bring, Glad tidings to the earth they sing: To us this day a child is given, To crown us with the joy of heaven.
That does it," said Jace. "I'm going to get you a dictionary for Christmas this year." "Why?" Isabelle said. "So you can look up 'fun.' I'm not sure you know what it means.
For centuries men have kept an appointment with Christmas.
Christmas means fellowship, feasting, giving and receiving, a time of good cheer, home.
CHRISTMAS DAY Jesus came! - and came for me.
Simple words! and yet expressing Depths of holy mystery, Depths of wondrous love and blessing. Holy Spirit, make me see All His coming means for me; Take the things of Christ, I pray, Show them to my heart today.
Any one thinking of the Holy Child as born in December would mean by it exactly what we mean by it; that Christ is not merely a summer sun of the prosperous but a winter fire for the unfortunate.
Christmas is a bridge. We need bridges as the river of time flows past. Today's Christmas should mean creating happy hours for tomorrow and reliving those of yesterday.
Let us remember that the Christmas heart is a giving heart, a wide open heart that thinks of others first.
Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, a special day spent in the warm circle of family and friends." ~ (1925- ), English political leader.
You see the Earth as a bright blue and white Christmas tree ornament in the black sky. It's so small and so fragile - you realize that on that small spot is everything that means everything to you; all of history and art and death and birth and love.
Christmas! The very word brings joy to our hearts.
At this time of year it's easy to forget the true meaning of Christianity - the lies, the corruption, the abuse.
The earth has grown old with its burden of care, But at Christmas it always is young.
Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?
Aren't we forgeting the true meaning of Christmas? You know, the birth of Santa.
Oh look, yet another Christmas TV special! How touching to have the meaning of Christmas brought to us by cola, fast food, and beer... Who'd have ever guessed that product consumption, popular entertainment, and spirituality would mix so harmoniously?
It's the first day of spring. That means this weekend I'll take down my Christmas lights.