Inside: Enjoy these classic printable Christmas Bible verses for preschoolers and kids this season. These lovely printable cards will help teach your child the true Christmas story. Even little children can learn about the heart of Christmas with these simple Christmas Bible verses!
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Tis the season for celebration! Christmas is undoubtedly, unashamedly, my favorite holiday of the year.
Yes, I’m one of those people who hangs garland in October and leaves their tree up well into January, y’all. Guilty!
I love the smell of the tree in our living room.
I love reading Christmas stories to my children.
I love the lights, giving gifts, and the festive atmosphere.
But Christmas is so much deeper than that.
Here’s the dilemma: How can we give our children a sense of the wonder of Christmas without losing the power of God’s plan revealed in baby Jesus?
When Christmas comes around, I like to give my children visible reminders of the reason, the motivation, the purpose of all these festivities.
Why? Well, because it’s simply miraculous that at just the right time, when all hope seemed lost, the Rescuer stepped down to Earth.
It’s a beautiful picture of God’s saving plan. “Like a seed you were sown, for the sake of us all. From Bethlehem’s soil, came Calvary’s sequoia.”
10 Christmas Bible Verses (Plus conversation starters to connect with your child!)
These Christmas Bible verses for kids will teach your child the heart of Christmas, straight from God’s word. Don’t forget to grab the free printable Christmas Bible verses cards at the end of this post!
Take time to read these verses to your child. Then have a simple conversation to help them understand and think more deeply about the Scripture!
I’ve included a conversation starter question with each verse to make it super convenient for you. Enjoy!
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#1 Isaiah 7:14
Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.
Conversation Question: What does the name Immanuel mean? Let’s look it up together!
#2 Isaiah 9:6
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.
Conversation Question: Did you know Isaiah made this prophecy about Jesus hundreds of years before Jesus was even born? God knows your future, too.
#3 Isaiah 11:1
There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit.
Conversation Question: Who is the “Root of Jesse?” Did you know that Jesus comes from a line of Kings?
#4 Luke 2:10-11
And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.
Conversation Question: Why did the angel call Jesus the Savior? Why would this news make people joyful or happy?
#5 John 3:16
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
Conversation Question: Who did God send Jesus to save? What does God promise us if we believe in Him?
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#6 Matthew 2: 10
When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy.
Conversation Question: Read Matthew 2: 1-10 together. Why were the wise men overjoyed to see the star in Bethlehem?
#7 Matthew 1: 21
She will bear a Son; and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.
Conversation Question: What did Jesus come to Earth to do? Why is Christmas an important part of God’s big plan?
#8 Galatians 4: 4-5
But when the fullness of the time came, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under the Law, so that He might redeem those who were under the Law, that we might receive the adoption as sons.
Conversation Question: Why do you think it was the perfect time to send Jesus into the world?
#9 Micah 5: 2
But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times.
Conversation Question: Did you know Micah made this prophecy that a Savior would come out of Bethlehem hundreds of years before Jesus was born? Let’s look up what other important Bible events happened in Bethlehem!
#10 Luke 2: 13-14
Suddenly a great company of the heavenly host appeared with the angel, praising God and saying, “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favor rests.”
Conversation Question: What does God promise to us? How does God give us peace?
This Christmas, introduce your children to the wonder of Christmas and God’s master plan.
Print out these Christmas Bible verses for your family!
You can download these Christmas bible verses and print them out. Then use these conversation starter ideas to get your kids talking about the real celebration behind Christmas!
And from my family to yours, Merry Christmas!