13 Clever Christmas Quotes by Liz Curtis Higgs

One of my absolute favorite Christmas experiences is reading the story of Jesus. Author Liz Curtis Higgs brings her readers into the Christmas setting and story. It’s a magnificent Christmas Bible study based on the eyewitness story of Elizabeth, Mary, and Anna. Grab a hot cinnamon tea, some homemade ginger cookies, and put a log on the fire. Take some time to read this magnificent Bible study with Lisa Curtis Higgs and we revisit the Christmas story.

Long before silver bells jingled, Christmas lights twinkled, and horse-drawn sleighs went dashing through the snow, God reached down from heaven with the best gift of all. Love, wrapped in swaddling clothes. Hope, nestled in a manger. Liz Curtis Higgs

When God’s blessings are piled on our heads, it’s easy to be faithful. The real test comes when disappointment calls and sorrow pulls up a chair. Liz Curtis Higgs

Faith is believing what isn’t seen, what isn’t apparent. Liz Curtis Higgs

Every conception has a touch of the miraculous. Liz Curtis Higgs

Only when we’re filled with the Holy Spirit can we see what matters to God. Liz Curtis Higgs

What we call miraculous, God calls business as usual. Liz Curtis Higgs

Being loved by God would not spare his mother Mary the heartaches and tragedies of life. Liz Curtis Higgs

God met the needs of his people—practically, spiritually, financially, emotionally. Liz Curtis Higgs

God never forgets and never neglects his people. Liz Curtis Higgs

The first person to hold the newborn Christ was Mary of Nazareth, and the first person to touch the newly risen Christ, however briefly, was Mary of Magdala. Liz Curtis Higgs

When I hear women rail that the Bible is misogynistic, I wonder if we’re reading the same book. God loves women, redeems women, empowers women—then and now. Liz Curtis Higgs

The Lord chose to be born into poverty, to identify with the unseen of society—the unkempt, the unpopular, the undernourished. His earthly parents had nothing the world counts as valuable. Liz Curtis Higgs

Jesus would bear much influence, but he would not always be liked. Liz Curtis Higgs

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The Women of Christmas by Liz Curtis Higgs, Waterbrook Press, 2013.

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12 Surprising Christmas Quotes by Pastor Rick Warren

Pastor Rick Warren Christmas Quotes are unforgettable. Well-known Baptist preacher at Saddleback Church for more than 40 years, pastor Rick has impacted many people with his Christmas message. In his book The Purpose of Christmas, Rick Warren reflects on the greatest gift of God. Here are some favorite Christmas quotes from Rick Warren.

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God’s Christmas gift to you has three qualities that make it unique. First, it is the most expensive gift you’ll ever receive. It’s priceless. Jesus paid for it with his life. Second, it’s the only gift you’ll ever receive that will last forever. Finally, it is an extremely practical gift—one you’ll use every day for the rest of your life. Interested? Rick Warren

No two human beings, even twins, are exactly alike. God doesn’t make clones or copies. Every one of us is an original. After you were born, God broke the mold. Rick Warren

Love is the essence of God’s character. Rick Warren

Although there are accidental parents, there are no accidental babies. The parents may not have planned them, but God did. Rick Warren

Because God’s love for you is unconditional, he loves you on your bad days as much as on your good days. Rick Warren

You weren’t meant to live disconnected from God, so when you do, you feel the tension. You feel spiritually empty. Rick Warren

No matter what you do in life, some people aren’t going to like it. And the brighter the light, the more bugs it attracts. Rick Warren

It’s not what you do, but whom you trust, that gets you into heaven. Rick Warren

If you prayed as much as you complain and quarrel, you’d have a lot less to argue about and much more peace of mind.  Rick Warren

The more you pray, the less you’ll panic. The more you worship, the less you worry. Rick Warren

Christmas, the season of “peace on earth, good will toward men,” is the perfect time to offer the gift of grace to others, while celebrating the grace God has shown you. Who do you need to make peace with this Christmas? Rick Warren

 

SOURCE: The Purpose of Christmas by Rick Warren

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