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Meaningful Quotes of Christmas

posted: December 21st, 2012 by Kelly VE

We recently asked listeners, "What is a quote from a person or song that has been meaningful to you during the Christmas season?" - we recieved over 300 responses. After reading through the submissions we decided to share some of them with you as some extra inspiration this holiday week.

Todd Agnew

Did you know? Did the cross cast a shadow on your cradle? Did you shudder each time your hammer struck a nail? How much heaven and how much earth were in this baby at his birth? Did you know, or did you wonder? (from the song "Did You Know") -submitted by Brenda B. from Cygnet, OH

Miroslav Volf

Christ came to transform us from never enough people - to more than enough people; that through his poverty we may become rich. - submitted by Lydija T. from Wheaton, IL

C.S. Lewis

The Son of God became a man to enable men to become the sons of God. - submitted by Daniel R. from Schenectady, NY

Andrew Peterson

So he held her and he prayed. Shafts of moonlight on his face. But the baby in her womb, He was the maker of the moon. He was the author of the fate that could make the mountains move. (from the song "Labor of Love") - submitted by Colter J. from Katy, TX

W.J. Cameron

Christmas is the gentlest, loveliest festival of the revolving year - and yet, for all that, when it speaks, its voice has strong authority. - submitted by Katheryn S. from Mundelein, IL

Charles Dickens

Christmas may not bring a single thing; still, it gives me a song to sing. (from the novel A Christmas Carol) - submitted by Anthony F. from Murfreesboro, TN

Sara Groves

But it's true, kingdoms and crowns, a God who came down to find you. It's true, angels on high sing through the night, Alleluia. (from the song "It's True") - submitted by Brooke D. from Helena, AL

Josh Wilson

I wish that I was there on that silent night. When Your tiny heart started beating for mine ... so go and tell the world that death has died because Jesus is alive, Jesus is alive! (from the song "Jesus is Alive") - submitted by Julie V. from Tinley Park, IL

Future of Forestry

Lonely hearts strung across the land, they'd been waiting long for a healing hand. My heart was there and it felt the chill when love came down and the earth stood still. (from the song "The Earth Stood Still") - submitted by Laura S. from Hartland, MI

Dr. Seuss

Christmas can't be bought from a store ... maybe Christmas means a little bit more. (from the children's book How the Grinch Stole Christmas) - submitted by Mike P. from Maryland Heights, MO

John Piper

We need a Savior. Christmas is an indictment before it becomes a delight. (from the novel Good News of Great Joy) - submitted by Mallory H. from Millington, TN

Over the Rhine

The baby in the manger grew to a man one day, and still we try to listen now, to what he had to say. Put up your swords forever, forgive your enemies. Love your nieghbor as yourself, let your little children come to me. (from the song "Little Town") - submitted by Luke H. from Grayslake, IL

Charles Wesley

Come to earth to taste our sadness, He whose glories knew no end. By His life He brings us gladness, our Redeemer, Shepherd, Friend. Leaving riches without number, born within a cattle stall. This, the everlasting wonder, Christ was born the Lord of all. - submitted by Nathaniel S. from Osseo, MN

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Then pealed the bells, more loud and deep, God is not dead, nor does He sleep. The wrong shall fail, the right prevail; with peace on earth, good will to men. (from the poem "Christmas Bells") - submitted by Benjamin P. from Centreville, AL

Michael Card

But the Promise showed their wildest dreams had simply not been wild enough. (from the song "The Promise) - submitted by John M. from Baxter, TN

Do you have a quote that you'd like to share with our readers? Don't hesitate to post some more Christmas wisdom below.

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