23 Best Nativity Story Bible Verses

The story of Jesus Christ’s birth is told in the book of Matthew. Christmas is the Christian Holy Day where the birth of Jesus is marked and celebrated. Here is a look at some of the best nativity story Bible verses that focus on the coming of Christ.

“And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh.” | Matthew 2:11 

“And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn.” | Luke 2:7

“Behold, the days are coming, declares the LORD, when I will raise up for David a righteous Branch, and he shall reign as king and deal wisely, and shall execute justice and righteousness in the land.” | Jeremiah 23:5 

“Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and they shall call his name Immanuel (which means, God with us).” | Matthew 1:23

“But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born  of woman, born under the law,” | Galatians 4:4

“But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are too little to be among the clans of Judah, from you shall come forth for me one who is to be ruler in Israel,    whose coming forth is from of old, from ancient days.” | Micah 5:2  

“Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not highminded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy;” | 1 Timothy 6:17 

“Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, [so let him give]; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.” | 2 Corinthians 9:7

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” | John 3:16 

“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.” | Isaiah 9:6 

“I have shewed you all things, how that so labouring ye ought to support the weak, and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he said, It is more blessed to give than to receive.” | Acts 20:35

“I will surely bless you [Abraham] and make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and as the sand on the seashore. Your descendants will take possession of the cities of their enemies, and through your offspring all nations on earth will be blessed, because you have obeyed me” | Genesis 22:17-18

“May all kings fall down before him, all nations serve him!” | Psalms 72:11

“And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.” | John 1:14

“Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost.” | Matthew 1:18

“Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion!   Shout aloud, O daughter of Jerusalem!    Behold, your king is coming to you; righteous and having salvation is he,  humble and mounted on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.” | Zechariah 9:9

“The angel said to her, ‘Do not be afraid, Mary, you have found favor with God.  You will be with child and give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus.  He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High…’  ‘I am the Lord’s servant,’ Mary answered. ‘May it be to me as you have said.’ Then the angel left her” | Luke 1:30-32, 38

“The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned” | Isaiah 9:2

“Then Herod, when he saw that he was mocked of the wise men, was exceeding wroth, and sent forth, and slew all the children that were in Bethlehem, and in all the coasts thereof, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had diligently enquired of the wise men.” | Matthew 2:16

“There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit.” | Isaiah 11:1 

“Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign.  Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.” | Isaiah 7:14

“Thus saith the LORD, Learn not the way of the heathen, and be not dismayed at the signs of heaven; for the heathen are dismayed at them. ” | Jeremiah 10:2

“When the angels had left them and gone into heaven, the shepherds said to one another, ‘Let’s go to Bethlehem and see this thing that has happened, which the Lord has told us about.’  So they hurried off and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in the manger” | Luke 2:15-16

The following video captures some of the top bible verses or you and your family. These verses will help to life up your spirit and remind you that God’s love is near.

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