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8 Best Christmas Devotionals to add to Your Daily Advent Reading

Christmas is one of the most exciting times of year for many people. It gives us a chance to slow down and enjoy the season with loved ones, decorate our houses, and reflect on all that we are thankful for.

One simple habit that we can incorporate into our holiday traditions that can help deepen our faith is reading Christmas devotionals during Advent. We’ve compiled 8 of the best Christmas devotionals to read this holiday season which will help you focus on what the true meaning of the season is.

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Best Christmas Devotionals

Taking the time to share the story of Christmas and really focus in on preparing your heart for the rememberance of the birth of the Christ is a cornerstone of our celebrating the Christmas season. Incorporating a daily devotional as a family or as your personal quiet time activity is a great way to spend the holidays in a meaningful way! Here are my top picks for Christmas devotionals for this year.


by Danielle Ripley-Burgess

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This Advent devotional was wonderfully created by author Danielle Ripley-Burgess. In this devotional she focuses on advent topics instead of just the chronology and brings a fresh way to view the coming of Christ. This devotional is the perfect way to prepare and reflect during the holiday season with short and easy to read devotionals that guide you to Christmas.

Unwrapping the Names of Jesus

by Asheritah Ciuciu

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While many of us understand that the holiday season is all about Jesus, many of us find ourselves busily working on everything but preparing our hearts for him. In Unwrapping the names of Jesus, Asheritah helps us to refocus our attention on the person and character of Jesus.

This book is great for those who may not have grown up observing advent. Each week starts with a Sunday devotion, prayer, and then a set of activities to focus on a certain part of the preparation of advent.

Prepare Him Room: A Daily Advent Devotional

by Susie Larson

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In Prepare Him Room, we are invited to give God sacred space in our holiday season. Each daily devotional includes special sections to give you an opportunity to deepen your relationship with Jesus during this season and honestly throughout the year.

This book isn’t just a great book to read with your family but also an amazing gift to share the gift of knowing Jesus more with those you love.

Bring on the Merry

by Candace Cameron Bure

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This Christmas devotional written by Hallmark Channel Actress Candace Cameron Bure encourages you to dig deeper into the story of Christmas. Each daily entry includes a devotional written by Candace along with a fun activity and coordinating Christmas Story. Each activity and devotion was created to help draw you nearer to the Savior.

A Meaningful Christmas

by Carrie D. Rogers

When we get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it is devotionals like A Meaningful Christmas that help us to refocus on what is important. This Christmas devotional is the perfect way to start your day focusing on God and the true meaning of Christmas. With a 15 minute daily study this devotional helps you keep your heart on Jesus.

Unwrapping Christmas: Viewing the Nativity Through Luke’s Eyes

by Sue Boldt

This 26 day Christmas devotional is an interactive daily devotional that is perfect for the busiest time of year. It is Holy Spirit inspired and guaranteed to be a gift to your soul. Each devotional takes the reader through scripture and commentary as well as has a reflective section where the reader can apply the daily topic to their own lives. It brings you through the Gospel of Luke and more. This devotional is beautifully written and will bring much needed refreshment in a season of business and distraction.

Unwrapping Christmas: Viewing the Nativity Through Luke’s Eyes

by Sue Boldt

This daily Christmas devotional is perfect for pre-holiday gift-giving to encourage a more peace-filled Christmas Season. These Christmas-focused devotions are written by Our Daily Bread female authors.

Each day features a morning and evening reading so that you can start and end your day focused on the Lord. It marries current stories with bible stories to give you a well rounded devotional for your holiday season.

Let Earth Receive Her King

by T Scott Daniels

During advent we practice hope, peace, joy, and love. While the season offers us so many distractions preparing for advent and focusing on advent ideas that encourage you to dwell on all we are celebrating is imperative to not being caught between the times. This devotional speaks to that incorporating small group engagement, personal reflection, and individual prayer as you progress through the four virtues that mark Advent

Looking for more FREE and PREMIUM devotional resources? Check out our Devotional resource library full our favorite devotionals!

Additional Advent Devotional Resources

Looking for more Christmas and advent activities? Here is a collection of additional resources to help you grow your faith while also slowing down and focusing on the meaning of the season.

Season of Waiting Devotional from Busy Blessed Women

Advent Christmas Bible Journaling from Divine Creative Faith

25 Advent Bible Verses + Printable Advent Cards from Healing Home

25 Christmas Bible Verses for Cards to Share the Love of God from Lessons from Home

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