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Now, more than ever, I believe that people are looking for peace in their hearts in honor of the Christmas season and spending some alone time contemplating a devotional or specific scripture helps me to get into that frame of mind. With that being said, my top 10 Bible verses for Christmas I posted three years ago is already being found and shared. So, I've decided to update my list of Christmas Bible verses for 2020 because for me, Christmas is not only a time of reflection, it's a time of great joy! After all, Christmas isn't about material gifts under the tree, it's about our Father's gift, the celebration of the birth of Jesus, who died on the cross and rose from the dead, paying the price for our sins.

If you're drawn to reflection this time of year as I am, here are some of my favorite scriptures to meditate on.

  • 1

    Matthew 1:21

    And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus: for he shall save his people from their sins.

  • 2

    John 3:16

    For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

  • 3

    Romans 12:10

    Love each other with genuine affection, and take delight in honoring each other.

  • 4

    Proverbs 17:22

    A merry heart does good like medicine.

  • 5

    Matthew 1:23

    Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.

  • 6

    John 1:14

    And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.

  • 7

    2 Corinthians 9:15

    Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!

  • 8

    Luke 1:37

    For nothing will be impossible with God.

  • 9

    Romans 15:13

    Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.

  • 10

    James 1:17

    Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.

  • 11

    Proverbs 11:25

    A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.

  • 12

    Matthew 6:2

    So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored by others. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full.

  • 13

    John 1:9-10

    The true light, which gives light to everyone, was coming into the world. He was in the world, and the world was made through him…

  • 14

    Titus 3:4-5

    But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy.

  • 15

    Luke 10:27

    And he answered, 'You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself.

  • 16

    Luke 2:14

    Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.

  • 17

    John 1:14

    And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.

  • 18

    John 16:33

    These things I have spoken to you, so that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world.

  • 19

    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.

  • 20

    Romans 15:13

    Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.