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Amid the busyness and commercialization of the holiday season, it is important to remember the true reason for our celebration: Jesus Christ. He is the heart and soul of Christmas, the ultimate gift of love and salvation. The Bible provides us with verses that beautifully articulate the significance of Jesus as the reason for our rejoicing. In this article, we will explore a selection of Bible verses that remind us of the central role Jesus plays in our lives and the true meaning of Christmas.

These verses serve as a beacon of light, guiding us back to the essence of our faith and reminding us to keep Jesus at the centre of our celebrations. Let us immerse ourselves in these powerful scriptures and allow them to deepen our understanding and appreciation of the profound gift we have in Jesus.

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Jesus Is The Reason Bible Verse

1. John 1:1

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”

1 16

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2. Colossians 1:15

“The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.”

3 20

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3. John 14:6

“Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.'”

3 19

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4. Hebrews 1:2-3

“…but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, and through whom also he made the universe. The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of his being…”

4 16

5. Acts 4:12

“Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.”

5 16

6. 1 Timothy 2:5

“For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus.”

7. John 10:30

“I and the Father are one.”

8. Philippians 2:9-11

“Therefore God exalted him to the highest place and gave him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.”

9. Matthew 1:23

“Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel,” which is translated, “God with us.”

10. Revelation 1:8

“I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End,” says the Lord, “who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.”

Understanding Jesus’ Significance in Biblical Context

11. John 3:16

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”

12. 1 John 4:9-10

“This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him. This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.”

13. Romans 5:8

“But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”

14. 1 Corinthians 1:30

“It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God—that is, our righteousness, holiness, and redemption.”

15. Ephesians 1:7

“In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace.”

16. Hebrews 2:14

“Since the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might break the power of him who holds the power of death—that is, the devil.”

17. 2 Corinthians 5:21

“God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.”

18. John 1:14

“The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.”

19. 1 Peter 1:18-19

“For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were redeemed from the empty way of life handed down to you from your ancestors, but with the precious blood of Christ, a lamb without blemish or defect.”

20. Colossians 2:9-10

“For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form, and in Christ you have been brought to fullness.”

Jesus’ Central Position in Scripture Passages

21. Matthew 16:16

“Simon Peter answered, ‘You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.'”

22. John 10:10

“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.”

23. John 8:12

“When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.'”

24. John 11:25

“Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die.'”

25. John 6:35

“Then Jesus declared, ‘I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never go hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.'”

26. Acts 4:12

“Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.”

27. 1 Timothy 2:5

“For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus.”

28. John 14:6

“Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.'”

29. Colossians 1:18

“And he is the head of the body, the church; he is the beginning and the firstborn from among the dead, so that in everything he might have the supremacy.”

30. Acts 10:43

“All the prophets testify about him that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name.”

Revealing Jesus’ Impact on Biblical Verses

31. Romans 10:9

“If you declare with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord,’ and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.”

32. 1 Corinthians 15:3-4

“For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures.”

33. 1 John 5:11

“And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.”

34. Galatians 2:20

“I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.”

35. John 3:36

“Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life, but whoever rejects the Son will not see life, for God’s wrath remains on them.”

36. Romans 6:23

“For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

37. 1 Peter 3:18

“For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive in the Spirit.”

38. 1 John 4:14

“And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent his Son to be the Savior of the world.”

39. John 1:12

“Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God.”

40. Ephesians 2:8-9

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast.”

Emphasizing Jesus’ Significance in the Bible

41. John 1:14

“The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.”

42. John 8:58

“Jesus said to them, ‘Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I am.'”

43. Philippians 2:5-8

“In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus: Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with God something to be used to his own advantage; rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to death—even death on a cross!”

44. Hebrews 4:15

“For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are—yet he did not sin.”

45. John 10:30

“I and the Father are one.”

46. John 14:9

“Jesus answered: ‘Don’t you know me, Philip, even after I have been among you such a long time? Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show us the Father’?'”

47. Colossians 1:15

“The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation.”

48. Hebrews 1:3

“The Son is the radiance of God’s glory and the exact representation of his being, sustaining all things by his powerful word. After he had provided purification for sins, he sat down at the right hand of the Majesty in heaven.”

49. John 14:6

“Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.'”

50. Colossians 2:9

“For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form.”

Emphasizing Jesus’ Significance in the Bible

51. John 20:31

“But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name.”

52. Acts 3:14-15

“You disowned the Holy and Righteous One and asked that a murderer be released to you. You killed the author of life, but God raised him from the dead. We are witnesses of this.”

53. 1 John 5:12

“Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life.”

54. Acts 13:38-39

“Therefore, my friends, I want you to know that through Jesus the forgiveness of sins is proclaimed to you. Through him everyone who believes is set free from every sin, a justification you were not able to obtain under the law of Moses.”

55. John 14:1

“Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me.”

56. 1 John 4:15

“If anyone acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, God lives in them and they in God.”

57. Acts 10:36

“You know the message God sent to the people of Israel, announcing the good news of peace through Jesus Christ, who is Lord of all.”

58. Romans 10:4

“Christ is the culmination of the law so that there may be righteousness for everyone who believes.”

59. John 5:39

“You study the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you have eternal life. These are the very Scriptures that testify about me.”

60. 1 Timothy 2:5-6

“For there is one God and one mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus, who gave himself as a ransom for all people.”

Jesus’ Presence in Key Scriptural Passages

61. Luke 24:27

“And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself.”

62. John 5:46

“If you believed Moses, you would believe me, for he wrote about me.”

63. Luke 4:17-21

“The scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. Unrolling it, he found the place where it is written: ‘The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.’ Then he rolled up the scroll, gave it back to the attendant and sat down. The eyes of everyone in the synagogue were fastened on him. He began by saying to them, ‘Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing.'”

64. Acts 26:22-23

“But God has helped me to this very day; so I stand here and testify to small and great alike. I am saying nothing beyond what the prophets and Moses said would happen—that the Messiah would suffer and, as the first to rise from the dead, would bring the message of light to his own people and to the Gentiles.”

65. John 1:45

“Philip found Nathanael and told him, ‘We have found the one Moses wrote about in the Law, and about whom the prophets also wrote—Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.'”

66. Hebrews 10:7

“Then I said, ‘Here I am—it is written about me in the scroll—I have come to do your will, my God.’”

67. Luke 24:44

“He said to them, ‘This is what I told you while I was still with you: Everything must be fulfilled that is written about me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets and the Psalms.'”

68. Acts 10:43

“All the prophets testify about him that everyone who believes in him receives forgiveness of sins through his name.”

69. John 12:41

“Isaiah said this because he saw Jesus’ glory and spoke about him.”

70. Romans 1:2-3

“…the gospel he promised beforehand through his prophets in the Holy Scriptures regarding his Son, who as to his earthly life was a descendant of David…”

Unveiling Jesus’ Meaning in Bible Verses

71. John 20:31

“But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name.”

72. John 6:68-69

“Simon Peter answered him, ‘Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. We have come to believe and to know that you are the Holy One of God.'”

73. Matthew 16:16

“Simon Peter replied, ‘You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.'”

74. Hebrews 7:25

“Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him because he always lives to intercede for them.”

75. Acts 4:12

“Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.”

76. John 14:6

“Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.'”

77. Romans 5:17

“For if, by the trespass of the one man, death reigned through that one man, how much more will those who receive God’s abundant provision of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one man, Jesus Christ!”

78. 1 Corinthians 1:30

“It is because of him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God—that is, our righteousness, holiness, and redemption.”

79. 1 John 5:11-12

“And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life.”

80. Colossians 2:9-10

“For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form, and in Christ you have been brought to fullness.”

Conclusion

The Bible verses that declare Jesus as the reason for our celebration embody the true essence of Christmas. Amid the holiday rush, these verses serve as a gentle reminder to refocus our hearts and minds on the central figure of our faith: Jesus Christ. As we navigate through the festivities, may these scriptures guide us back to the core of our celebrations and help us cultivate a deeper appreciation for the gift of Jesus in our lives. Let us embrace the truth that Jesus is the reason for our joy, hope, and salvation. May the knowledge of His presence fill our hearts with gratitude and awe as we celebrate the birth of our Savior.

As we gather with loved ones and exchange gifts, let us never forget that the greatest gift we have received is Jesus Himself. May we carry this truth in our hearts, not only during the Christmas season but throughout the year, and may it transform our lives and inspire us to share the love and grace of Jesus with others.

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