For many, telling Christmas religious stories during the holidays is a family tradition.
Different Religious Christmas Stories
Christmas religious stories told from generation to generation sometimes evolve and change slightly as the years pass. Many though, stay the same. Whether you are looking to refresh your memory of an old religious story about Christmas you once heard, or learn a few new ones, there are plenty of stories from which to choose. Keep reading to learn about a few of them. Maybe you will find a new family favorite to include in your Christmas storytelling traditions.
General Christmas Religious Stories
The following religious stories are appropriate for people of all ages, though smaller children may have trouble with some of the bigger, philosophical concepts of the tales.
- Gabriel's Most Sensitive Mission - This story, written by Dr. Ralph Wilson, is about the angel Gabriel coming down from heaven to tell Mary that she was chosen to serve God by bearing his son. Read the full story at www.joyfulheart.com
- Shepherds, Angels and a Manger - A story about Passover.
- The Real St. Nick - A story about Saint Nicholas and his generosity.
- Christmas Travelers - A Christmas story about the three Wisemen.
- Snowy Christmas Eve - This is a tale about how Christ came to help a family out of a terrible storm.
- No Room at the Inn - A classic Christmas story about Mary and Joseph searching for shelter.
- Hope Lives - A story about hope and the holiday season.
- Christmas Angel - An inspirational story about a woman and her Christmas angel.
Christmas Religious Stories for Children
If you want to share religious stories about Christmas that are easy for children to understand and grasp the basic concepts of kindness and generosity, take a look at the following list.
- A Christmas Star - Capture young children's attention with this sweet story about the star of Bethlehem.
- Little Gretchen and the Wooden Shoe - The tale is about the spirit of truly giving and at how any age, people can be selfless.
- The Voyage of the Wee Red Cap - This is about faith. Though the concept of faith is vast, The Voyage of the Wee Red Cap is told in a manner in which children can easily understand.
- The Shepherds and the Angels - A short story about the birth of Jesus Christ.
- A Story of the Christ Child - A story about a young Christ child who wanders through a village on Christmas Eve and blesses everyone who welcomes him into their homes.
- The Voice of Christmas - A more contemporary story about a young girl who hears the voice of Jesus on Christmas and thinks that [Candy Canes|candy canes]] are not canes at all but the letter "J".
- The Little Shepherd - A story about a shepherd that falls ill and has to send his son to tend to the flock of sheep.
Other Christmas Stories
Religious Christmas stories are a great way to share your faith and spend time with your family during the season. It's a way to sit down from all the crazy running around we all do during the holidays. When you are trying to decide which Christmas stories to share with your family, why not include a few traditional stories as well like Twas the Night Before Christmas, The Gift of the Maji and Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus? All Christmas stories, whether religious or not, are told in the spirit of the season, as they have been for generations.