Rejoice, that the immortal God is born, so that mortal men may live in eternity.— Jan Hus
Sublime Religious Christmas quotations
For it is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas, when its mighty Founder was a child Himself.
Christmas is the day that holds all time together.
Don't let the past steal your present. This is the message of Christmas: We are never alone.
The very purpose of Christ's coming into the world was that He might offer up His life as a sacrifice for the sins of men. He came to die. This is the heart of Christmas.
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.
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.
To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To you, respect.
The hinge of history is on the door of a Bethlehem stable.
All the Christmas presents in the world are worth nothing without the presence of Christ.
He was created of a mother whom He created.
He was carried by hands that He formed. He cried in the manger in wordless infancy. He, the Word, without whom all human eloquence is mute.
Nothing in fiction is so fantastic as is this truth of the Incarnation.
Great little One! whose all-embracing birth Lifts Earth to Heaven, stoops Heaven to Earth.
Xmas Trivia: Before it became a major shopping holiday, Christmas is believed to have had a "religious" meaning.
Where's Barack Obama when Christmas references are being erased from civic calendars? Is he crying out in defense of religious liberty and our First Amendment? Nope. He's as silent as a church mouse. And animosity toward religion continues to grow.
I am always amazed by the novel angles that people come up with for kids' Christmas books. Even if a family is not religious, who could resist, say, "Olive, the Other Reindeer," about Olive the dog who thinks the song refers to her and heads for the North Pole to help Santa out?
Let us remember that the Christmas heart is a giving heart, a wide open heart that thinks of others first.
Christmas day is a day of joy and charity. May God make you very rich in both.
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.
God seeks to influence humanity. This is at the heart of the Christmas story. It is the story of light coming into the darkness, of a Savior to show us the way, of light overcoming the darkness, of God's work to save the world.
Only in souls the Christ is brought to birth, And there He lives and dies.
Christmas is built upon a beautiful and intentional paradox;
that the birth of the homeless should be celebrated in every home.
Why are we not grateful to God for filling our stockings with legs?
I love Christmas! I'm not religious, but I love the trappings of the season.
I love the decorations, and the music, and Santa, and the festive food, and the cinnamon- and vanilla-infused aromas.
Christmas began in the heart of God. It is complete only when it reaches the heart of man.Why wait for a call when you have a command?
When you give up yourself, that's when you will feel the true spirit of Christmas. And that's giving that's serving others and that's when you feel Which Christmas is the most vivid to me? It's always the next Christmas.
Christmas is joy, religious joy, an inner joy of light and peace.
A scientist said, making a plea for exchange scholarships between nations, "The best way to send an idea is to wrap it up in a person." That was what happened at Christmas. The idea of divine love was wrapped up in a person.
Yeah, but actually, I've got the same questions about God.
Religious symbols should be visible in public space, in a dignified and non-provocative manner. Christmas trees here, Jewish menorahs there and, further along, a minaret - these symbols represent human life in all its diversity.
I wanted to have more songs with religious backgrounds.
The Christmas record has strong, traditional hymns, but it also has a song called 'Christmas in Heaven' about missing someone that you love that's passed on, and wondering what's going on up there on Christmas.
Christmas is a season which almost all Christians observe in one way or another.
Some keep it as a religious season. Some keep it as a holiday. But all over the world, wherever there are Christians, in one way or another Christmas is kept.
The simple shepherds heard the voice of an angel and found their Lamb;
the wise men saw the light of a star and found their Wisdom.
Do give books - religious or otherwise - for Christmas.
They’re never fattening, seldom sinful, and permanently personal.
Most Christmas carols have no obvious religious content, or at least that's noticeable to most people. I mean, it is almost by definition, a cultural phenomenon, all these songs, even though they point to this very religious holiday. They're not religious songs in effect anymore.