Our 10 Favorite Christmas Books This Year

Get into the spirit of the season with some of our all-time favorite Christmas gift books, including three new books from popular authors that are making their debut this year! Here are 10 of our favorite, most touching and inspirational Christmas books that will prepare your heart for Christmas! Books always make a great gift and you can celebrate Christmas this year by sharing these Christmas books with your family and friends.

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Christmas: A Gift for Every Heart

In his first ever Christmas book, beloved pastor Dr. Charles Stanley takes us back to our truest and best reason for celebration—the birth of the Christ child. By revisiting the people and events of that first Christmas, Dr. Stanley reveals the unique lessons that long ago starry night offers to each of us still today. Such timeless truths as . . .

  • True peace and joy are found only in Christ, not in the things of this world;
  • Christmas itself is undeniable evidence that God always keeps His promises;
  • The Lord God not only lives and reigns, but He is intimately involved in every circumstance of our lives; and
  • The perfect gift for us to give Jesus is the gift of our own heart.

Filled with Scriptures, insights, and Dr. Stanley’s own personal thoughts and memories, Christmas: A Gift for Every Heart is a treasure you’ll want to open again and again. Read more…

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Waiting Here for You

Life is full of waiting – we can’t escape it. We find ourselves in the middle of it every day – waiting on a prognosis to be given…a verdict to be reached…a promotion to be announced. And in these seasons of waiting that anxiety, desperation and hopelessness creep in. Waiting Here For You takes us through the advent – the season of waiting. In it we see the story of the coming of Jesus. It teaches us that waiting is the means God often uses to carry his plans in our lives. And it brings us back to the truth that our waiting is never wasted when we are waiting on God. Read more…

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The Angel Answer Book

Angels have been present since the beginning of time, yet we’re filled with more intrigue and myth than with facts about these heavenly creatures. In this practical Q&A format, bestselling author and pastor Robert J. Morgan uncovers the mystery of angels—in the teachings of the Bible, in their role in relation to Christ, how they impact Christian beliefs, and in personal accounts of our present-day lives. This is an up close and revealing look at what angels do for us as they carry out their purpose in God’s overall plan for His kingdom. Read more…

 

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12 Stories of Christmas

Experience the wonderment of Christmas with this endearing collection of original stories. Even though he has 3.5 million copies of books in print, Pastor Robert Morgan writes only one short fiction story each year—an original work he shares with his church on Christmas Eve. Now with a fresh new cover and six new stories, the entire collection of twelve is available in this beautiful volume. Beginning is a foreword by David Jeremiah, followed by adventures that evoke the splendor and love found at the manger over 2000 years ago. Read more…

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When Holidays Hurt by Bo Stern

Are you struggling to connect with the joy of the season? Divorce. Financial stress. Chronic illness. Losing a loved one. Experiencing any of these situations can make the holidays difficult. Through stories, devotions, and scriptures, Bo Stern offers a way to redeem your pain and ideas for engaging with the holidays and special occasions in different ways that offer a tangible outlet for healing. At the heart of this message is that Christ came—to bring hope and healing to those who are hurting. Read more…

On This Holy NightOn This Holy Night

Rekindle the true meaning of Christmas with the help of six gifted Christian authors, including:

  • Max Lucado — a look into Joseph’s story, a man caught between what God says and what makes sense
  • Rick Warren — the real gift of Christmas is that God sent His own Son to connect with the human race
  • David Jeremiah — why the name of Jesus is so important and perfect
  • And many more! Read more…  

One Incredible SaviorOne Incredible Savior by Max Lucado

This bestselling Lucado Christmas classic is now updated with a new title and a beautiful new design. But the heart of the message— the miracle and wonder of the birth of our Lord—remains the same. Max combines warm, personal stories with the ultimate story— one that has reformed the world since Christ was born more than 2,000 years ago. Read more and watch the video…

 

The Glory of ChristmasThe Glory of Christmas

Max Lucado, Charles Swindoll, Anne Graham Lotz, and Henry & Richard Blackaby have combined their own touch of inspiration with the true Spirit of Christmas— the birth of Jesus Christ— and created this classic collection of stories and excerpts to be treasured for years to come. Read more…

Mary Did You KnowMary Did You Know?

Author and music artist Mark Lowry offers an expanded view of his highly successful Christmas song, Mary, Did You Know? in this classic gift book. Includes a CD with the song sung by Lowry and the Gaither Vocal Band plus reflections from Lowry about his sentiments as he wrote about Mary’s view, heartbreak, and unwavering faith as the mother of the Savior. Read more…

 

The 12 Ways of Christmas

The 12 Ways of Christmas by David Jeremiah

Oftentimes we find ourselves so caught up in the busyness of Christmas that we don’t take time to experience the true sense of wonder and awe around us. In The 12 Ways of Christmas, New York Times best-selling author, David Jeremiah touches on twelve aspects that make the season more meaningful for everyone: wonder, sacrifice, humility, charity, creativity, simplicity, affection, reflection, giving, children, music, and tradition. Read more…

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Bonus: In the Manger by Max Lucado

Bestselling author Max Lucado, invites readers to witness the birth of Christ as they’ve never seen it before, through twenty-five inspirational selections from his most popular books. Selections are taken from 3:16God Came NearThe Applause of Heaven, and more. Join Mary and Joseph inside a stable, beside a shepherd, at the feet of the King in the manger. Read more…

 

Your Turn

What are your favorite Christmas books of all time? Do you have any family traditions around books at Christmas – perhaps you give a picture book to your kids,  grandchildren, or nieces and nephews each year? Or do you change your bookshelves and coffee tables with Christmas books during parties and other festivities as a way to share your faith and remember the Reason for the Season? We’d love to hear how books are a part of your life during the Christmas season. Please leave your comments below!

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