Here is a list of 101 inspirational Christmas messages and quotes to get them in the Christmas spirit.
#1 There’s no better time than Christmas to reflect on the past year and remember all the fond memories of the people you’ve shared it with. I am thinking of you this Christmas season. Merry Christmas.
#2 Christmas is a time of good food, time with family, joy, gifts, and fond memories in the making. May this Christmas bring you all of the above and more! Merry Christmas to you and your family.
#3 The greatest gift that people can give on Christmas is time spent together and love shared. This year we are so happy to be able to do both with you as we give this year a proper close. Merry Christmas.
#4 Merry Christmas! As the firewood crackles in the fireplace and the snow falls to the ground, let’s enjoy the spirit of the season and be thankful for all we have. Have the most wonderful Christmas and may your heart overflow with joy and contentment.
#5 Whether you have a turkey with all of the fixings or a ham roasted to perfection, Christmas dinner isn’t complete without being surrounded by a loving family. Welcome to the table and Merry Christmas.
#6 Merry Christmas! After the Christmas gifts have lost their luster, know that your gifts of time and love to me through the years will forever remain shiny and new. Thank you for these everlasting treasures.
#7 Christmas isn’t about giving gifts and eating good food, though we gladly do plenty of that. It’s about all of the memories and love in your house and in your heart. Have yourself a Merry Christmas.
#8 May the love of your family and friends keep you warm this Christmas and the kindness of strangers feed your soul. Merry Christmas.
#9 With Christmas comes gifts, entertainment, food, and drink. But regardless of how much is spent on these things, time spent with loved ones is the greatest, most lasting investment of all. May yours be used wisely. Merry Christmas.
#10 The miracles of Christmas are restoration and hope. May the love of this Christmas season heal you from the pain of the past and fill you with inspiration and hope for a rebirth in the new year. Merry Christmas.
#11 Never think that you need to spend money to make another person’s Christmas happy. Just be you and be there for those who love you. The gift of your presence is the greatest treasure of all. Have a Merry Christmas.
#12 As you look at your Christmas tree this year with its ornaments from long ago, I hope the love of this most beautiful season lifts your heart as high as the Bethlehem Star. Merry Christmas to you.
#13 Christmas is a time for hatchets to get buried, divisions to be forgotten, and differences to be put aside, even if it’s just for the day. Let’s all play our part to make this a Merry Christmas for all.
#14 Merry Christmas! I’d like to extend my warmest and best wishes for you this Christmas season and for an outstanding New Year. I treasure our friendship and hope to see you soon.
#15 To you and your family this Christmas season, may your holiday be filled with all of the good things that you deserve. Merry Christmas.
#16 What would winter be like without being able to celebrate Christmas? May you and yours never find out. Have a Merry Christmas.
#17 The only blues on Christmas day should be on the lights woven through your Christmas tree. Let the joy of the holiday come into your heart. Merry Christmas.
#18 May the peace of the Lord flood your life with all good things this Christmas season, bringing into remembrance what this holiday is all about. Have a Merry Christmas.
#19 I look forward to the warmth that comes with us being together this Christmas amidst a cold and brisk winter. Until then, have a wonderful Christmas season and Merry Christmas.
#20 Be inspired this Christmas to push aside the piles of glitter and discover all of the wonderful things in your life worthy of remembrance. May your Christmas be a merry one.
#21 Merry Christmas to you and your family from all of us. May it be filled with all the joy, warmth, love, and memorable experiences that you can handle.
#22 Here’s to another Christmas, another year coming, and to making the best out of every moment ahead. Merry Christmas.
#23 On the silent night of Christmas, may the spirit of the season find its way into your heart and fill it with love and joy. Merry Christmas.
#24 As snow covers the earth and the world falls silent, I hope you find a moment to absorb the magic of the season which unites people around the globe. Merry Christmas to you.
#25 May Santa Claus make a special stop for you this year to bring you beautifully wrapped boxes full of the happiness you deserve. I will be thinking of you often this Christmas season. Have a Merry Christmas.
#26 The greatest gift you can give to anybody is love. My wish for you is that your heart opens wide enough to accept all the love your family and friends can possibly give you. I am sending you my love. Hope I got my place in your heart first! I wish you the merriest of Christmases.
#27 This Christmas, may carols fill your ears, the smell of freshly baked cookies fill your nose, peace be in your house, and unity be in your heart. May this precious day of Christmas bring good tidings and priceless memories into your life. Merry Christmas.
#28 May the kindness and generosity you bring into this world return to you a hundredfold today. Have the most wonderful Christmas with your family and friends. Merry Christmas.
#29 I hope that your Christmas is filled with the magic and joy of the season. Share your kindness with strangers, have some laughs with friends, and pass on the goodness in our humanity. Merry Christmas.
#30 As the Christmas day comes closer, may you leave all the worries of this past year behind and step into the new year with new aspirations and a renewed hope for what is to come. May you see all of your dreams come true. Merry Christmas.
#31 Enjoy the spirit of Christmas this holiday. Sometimes, we just need to have another glass of eggnog, watch a classic Christmas movie, and spend a few days in an ugly Christmas sweater. It may not seem like much, but it’s so very good for the soul. Merry Christmas.
#32 Opening presents is nice but opening our hearts to each other is the true meaning of Christmas. Have yourself a merry one, and may this season bring you the utmost joy. Merry Christmas.
#33 Merry Christmas! Let’s appreciate all the important things this Christmas: talking to your loved ones, enjoying delicious food together, singing Christmas carols, and laughing. These simple pleasures are the true treasures in life. Enjoy the Christmas season to the fullest.
#34 A sense of deep fulfillment only comes through giving, and Christmas is the best time of the year to give love, kindness, and happiness. May your heart be full of love this holiday season and you experience fulfillment from your giving. Merry Christmas.
#35 We celebrate the birth of Jesus to remember that He is always with us, among us, and ready to help us. Open your heart to the beauty of Christmas, and you’ll find your soul lifted and heart lit up.
#36 Merry Christmas! Family is the greatest gift you’ll ever receive in life. May you spend time with your family and remind them of your precious love for them, for this is truly the spirit of Christmas.
#37 The sentiment of Christmas makes me look back and really appreciate all the gifts I’ve received this past year. Thank you for the priceless gift of love you have given to me and have the happiest of holidays. Merry Christmas.
#38 Merry Christmas! Another Christmas is here, and the new year is just around the corner. May your holidays be filled with joy and love.
#39 Let your heart be merry, and your soul filled with joy this Christmas season. Merry Christmas.
#40 The howling winds, the frigid snow, and the wintery temperatures make for a home to be a cozy and inviting sanctuary during the holidays. May your Christmas be filled with warmth, joy, and love.
The Most Famous Quotes to Include with Your Inspirational Christmas Message
“Your children need your presence more than your presents.”
“City sidewalks, busy sidewalks, dressed in holiday style, in the air there’s a feeling of Christmas.”
“Silver Bells” lyrics
“Christmas is not a myth, not a tradition, not a dream. It is a glorious reality.”
Rev. Billy Graham
“And so this is Christmas and what have you done, Another year over, a new one just begun, And so this is Christmas, I hope you have fun, The near and the dear ones, the old and the young.”
John Lennon and Yoko Ono
“Time was with most of us, when Christmas Day, encircling all our limited world like a magic ring, left nothing out for us to miss or seek; bound together all our home enjoyments, affections, and hopes; grouped everything and everyone round the Christ.”
“The spirit of Christmas is the spirit of love and of generosity and of goodness. It illuminates the picture window of the soul, and we look out upon the world’s busy life and become more interested in people than in things.”
Thomas S. Monson
“Christmas Shopping: Wouldn’t it be wonderful to find one gift that you didn’t have to dust, that had to be used right away, that was practical, fit everyone, was personal and would be remembered for a long time? I penciled in ‘Gift certificate for a flu shot.’”
“Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. What if Christmas…perhaps…means a little bit more!”
“Ah! Dearest Jesus, Holy Child, Make thee a bed, soft, undefiled; Within my heart, that it may be, A quiet chamber kept for thee.”
Martin Luther King, Jr.
“For they traveled by night and they slept by day, for their guide was a beautiful wonderful star.”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
“A little smile, a word of cheer, A bit of love from someone near, A little gift from one held dear, Best wishes for the coming year. These make a merry Christmas!”
John Greenleaf Whittier
“Blessed is the season, which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love.”
Hamilton Wright Mabi
“There are no strangers on Christmas Eve.”
“One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don’t clean it up too quickly.”
“As long as we know in our hearts what Christmas ought to be, Christmas is.”
“Christmas is not just a time for festivity and merry making. It is more than that. It is a time for the contemplation of eternal things. The Christmas spirit is a spirit of giving and forgiving.”
J. C. Penney
“It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.”
W. T. Ellis
“The Christmas spirit–love–changes hearts and lives.”
“The way you spend Christmas is far more important than how much.”
Henry David Thoreau
“Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It is forgetting self and finding time for others. It is discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values.”
Thomas S. Monson
“Christmas isn’t about candy canes or lights all aglow, it’s the hearts that we touch, and the care that we show.”
Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas
“It’s not what’s under the Christmas tree that matters, it’s who’s around it.”
Charles M. Schulz
“Christmas is a tonic for our souls. It moves us to think of others rather than of ourselves. It directs our thoughts to giving.”
B. C. Forbes
“Christmas gives us the opportunity to pause and reflect on the important things around us – a time when we can look back on the year that has passed and prepare for the year ahead.”
“At its best, Christmas is a mirror in which we see reflected the very best life can be. Where we see ourselves moved by generosity, inspired by hope, and uplifted by love, not only for ourselves but for the whole evolving universe.”
“Tis the season to be jolly!”
Deck the Halls
“Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love.”
“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.”
Rev. Billy Graham
“Peace on earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas every day.”
Helen Steiner Rice
“Christmas day is a day of joy and charity. May God make you very rich in both.”
“My idea of Christmas, whether old-fashioned or modern, is very simple: loving others. Come to think of it, why do we have to wait for Christmas to do that?”
“Christmas is the season of joy, of holiday greetings exchanged, of gift-giving, and of families united.”
Norman Vincent Peale
“Once in our world, a stable had something in it that was bigger than our whole world.”
“When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things – not the great occasions – give off the greatest glow of happiness.”
“Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand.”
“You can’t allow the forces of political correction to shut you up. I mean, why are people afraid to say, ‘Merry Christmas?’ Give me a break. If people don’t like it, yeah, they can go do something else.”
“May the beautiful lights of every holiday season remind us of Him who is the source of all light.”
David A. Bednar
“Christmas is not in tinsel and lights and outward show. The secret lies in an inner glow. It’s lighting a fire inside the heart. Good will and joy a vital part. It’s higher thought and a greater plan. It’s glorious dream in the soul of man.”
“Want to keep Christ in Christmas? Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, forgive the guilty, welcome the unwanted, care for the ill, love your enemies, and do unto others as you would have done unto you.”
“Christmas is forever, not for just one day, for loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away like bells and lights and tinsel, in some box upon a shelf. The good you do for others is good you do yourself.”
Norman W. Brooks
“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.”
“Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.”
“Baby it’s cold outside.”
“And when we give each other Christmas gifts in His name, let us remember that He has given us the sun and the moon and the stars, and the earth with its forests and mountains and oceans—and all that lives and move upon them.”
“Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings.”
It’s a Wonderful Life
“Christmas gift suggestions: to your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect.”
“Christmas is a holiday that we celebrate not as individuals nor as a nation, but as a human family.”
“Christmas is not an eternal event at all, but a piece of one’s home that one carries in one’s heart.”
“At Christmas, play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year.”
“The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.”
“Let’s just say that on this day a million years ago, a dude was born who most of us think was magic. But others don’t, and that’s cool. But we’re probably right. Amen.”
The Best Bible Verses to Include with Your Inspirational Christmas Message
“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.”
2 Corinthians 5:21
God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.
For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him. He is before all things, and in him all things hold together.
For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form.
A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit.
In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.”
After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.”
Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.
Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion! Shout, Daughter Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you, righteous and victorious, lowly and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.
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