Christmas Prayers and Poems

Celebrate Christ's Birth With Christmas Prayers and Poems

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Enjoy this collection of Christmas prayers and poems as you celebrate the gift of Christ this season.

Not Only Christmas Day

Lord, this is my prayer
Not only on Christmas Day
But until I see You face to face
May I live my life this way:

Just like the baby Jesus
I ever hope to be,
Resting in Your loving arms
Trusting in Your sovereignty.

And like the growing Christ child
In wisdom daily learning,
May I ever seek to know You
With my mind and spirit yearning.

Like the Son so faithful
Let me follow in Your light,
Meek and bold, humble and strong
Not afraid to face the night.

Nor cowardly to suffer
And stand for truth alone,
Knowing that Your kingdom
Awaits my going home.

Not afraid to sacrifice
Though great may be the cost,
Mindful how You rescued me
From broken-hearted loss.

Like my risen Savior
The babe, the child, the Son,
May my life forever speak
Of who You are and all You've done.

So while this world rejoices
And celebrates Your birth,
I treasure You, the greatest gift
Unequaled in Your worth.

I long to hear the same words
That welcomed home Your Son,
"Come, good and faithful servant,"
Your Master says, "Well done."

And may heaven welcome others
Who will join with me in praise
Because I lived for Jesus Christ
Not only Christmas Day

-- Mary Fairchild

The Magic of Christmas

"Joy to the World," the carolers sang out
As last minute shoppers scurried about,
Desperately seeking that one special gift
That would give Christmas morning a magical lift.

As an old man stood standing, listening to the song,
Midst all the madness of the bustling throng,
In a shaky, hoarse voice he began to join in
Singing the words of the famous old hymn.

...Read more of The Magic of Christmas by Tom Krause.

As Long as There's a Christmas

The first few lights glow brightly,
as you watch the season start.

You know you should be happy,
but don't feel it in your heart.

Instead you think about a time
when someone laughed with you,
and the love you shared then filled your soul.
But too soon it was through.

...Read more of As Long as There's a Christmas by Jack Zavada.

More Christmas Poems and Prayers for Christians

The True Meaning of Christmas
The Holiday Prayer
The Carolers
A Christmas Miracle
A Christmas Lesson
Manger Maker
• A Christmas Carol
The Very First Christmas Day
Emmanuel - God With Us is God For Us
Santa in the Manger
Precious Gift
The Purpose of Christmas
The Stranger in the Manger
The Woman, the Dragon and the Child
A Christmas Dinner Prayer
Christmas Eve Prayer
Christmas Prayers for Children

Christmas Poems

Traditional Christmas Poems

New Year's Prayers & Poems

New Year's Prayer
A New Year's Poem for Christians
More Prayerful New Year's Poems