25 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar With Scriptures

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This 25 Days of Christmas is a special and simple way to keep Christ as the focus all month long. Grab the printable advent calendar to make it easy to start! 

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25 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS- A CHRIST-CENTERED TRADITION

Looking for a way to keep Christ in Christmas? In addition to our new book See Christ in Christmas: 12 Symbols of Christmas, this is one of our favorite Christ-Centered Christmas traditions).

This advent calendar tradition is a simple way to keep you and your family remember the meaning for the season!

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THE HISTORY OF THIS CHRISTMAS TRADITION

One of my favorite traditions as a child was our 25 Days of Christmas.  My parents would gather all  7 of us children in the living room, light our  advent candle, pull our Bible and read a few verses about Christ.

This tradition was was special because it helped my family slow down and focus on the reason for the season.

PERFECT FOR YOUR BUSY SCHEDULE

Despite all that you may have going on during December, this 25 Days of Christmas tradition is easy to fit into any busy schedule.

The 25 Days of Christmas scripture advent calendar list contains a few verses about a trait of Jesus Christ.

Each day as you read these verses, you will learn about Christ-like attribute. Reading the verses will only take about 5 minutes per night. As you learn about a trait of the Savior, you will grow closer to him and remember why the birth of Jesus was so special.

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25 DAYS OF CHRIST-MAS DIRECTIONS

    1. Download the 25 Days of Christmas Printable
    2. Laminate or put it in a page protector so it will last all December long. 
    3. Keep it in a place where you will see it every day.
    4. Make or buy an Advent Candle to burn while you are reading the scriptures each night. 
    5. Starting December 1, read the assigned verses about Christ. You will finish on Christmas! 

NUMBERED ADVENT CANDLES 

These are the best advent candles I’ve seen. And the price is reasonable! 

 

Or use this DIY Advent Candle tutorial to make your own. 

 

EASY NEIGHBOR CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEA

One year, I prepared this 25 Days of Christ scripture list plus a DIY Advent Candle well before Thanksgiving. Just before December came around, we delivered these Christ-Centered Christmas gifts to our close neighbors and friends.

The advent candles cost less than $1 to make (especially if you use coupons at the craft store). Roll up a printed scripture list with the candle, tie with baker’s twine, and you have a simple, yet meaningful Christmas gift.

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OTHER CHRIST-CENTERED GIFT IDEAS

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What Christ-Centered Christmas traditions do you love? I’d love to hear!

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