A Christmas Alphabet Poem
A Christmas Alphabet Poem lists different Christian items for Christmas according to the letters of the alphabet from A to Z.
A is for Angels, appearing so bright, telling of Jesus that first Christmas night.
“Suddenly there was a multitude of the heavenly host with the angel, praising God and saying:” (Luke 2:13, HCSB)
B is for Bethlehem, crowded and old, the birthplace of Jesus by prophet foretold.
“Bethlehem Ephrathah, you are small among the clans of Judah; One will come from you to be ruler over Israel for Me. His origin is from antiquity, from eternity.” (Micah 5:2, HCSB)
C is for Cattle, their manger His bed, there in the trough where He laid His head.
“Then she gave birth to her firstborn Son, and she wrapped Him snugly in cloth and laid Him in a feeding trough—because there was no room for them at the lodging place.” (Luke 2:7, HCSB)
D is for David and his ancient throne promised forever to Jesus alone.
“He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High, and the Lord God will give Him the throne of His father David.” (Luke 1:32, HCSB)
E is for East, where shone the bright star which Magi on camels followed afar.
“After Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of King Herod, wise men from the east arrived unexpectedly in Jerusalem, saying, “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we saw His star in the east and have come to worship Him.”” (Matthew 2:1–2, HCSB)
F is for Frankincense, with myrrh and gold, brought by the Wise Men as Matthew has told.
“Entering the house, they saw the child with Mary His mother, and falling to their knees, they worshiped Him. Then they opened their treasures and presented Him with gifts: gold, frankincense, and myrrh.” (Matthew 2:11, HCSB)
G is for God, who from heaven above sent down to mankind the Son of His love.
““For God loved the world in this way: He gave His One and Only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life.” (John 3:16, HCSB)
H is for Herod, whose murderous scheme was told to Joseph in a nocturnal dream.
“After they were gone, an angel of the Lord suddenly appeared to Joseph in a dream, saying, “Get up! Take the child and His mother, flee to Egypt, and stay there until I tell you. For Herod is about to search for the child to destroy Him.”” (Matthew 2:13, HCSB)
I is for Immanuel, “God with us,” for Christ brought man back to the Father’s house.
“Therefore, the Lord Himself will give you a sign: The virgin will conceive, have a son, and name him Immanuel.” (Isaiah 7:14, HCSB)
J is for Joseph so noble and just, obeying God’s word with absolute trust.
“When Joseph got up from sleeping, he did as the Lord’s angel had commanded him. He married her” (Matthew 1:24, HCSB)
K is for King, A true king He would be, coming in power and authority.
“Rejoice greatly, Daughter Zion! Shout in triumph, Daughter Jerusalem! Look, your King is coming to you; He is righteous and victorious, humble and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey.” (Zechariah 9:9, HCSB)
L is for Love that He brought down to earth God enfleshed in lowly birth.
“God’s love was revealed among us in this way: God sent His One and Only Son into the world so that we might live through Him.” (1 John 4:9, HCSB)
M is for Mary, His mother so brave, counting God faithful and mighty to save.
N is for Night, when the Savior was born for nations of earth and people forlorn.
“In the same region, shepherds were staying out in the fields and keeping watch at night over their flock.” (Luke 2:8, HCSB)
O is for Omega, meaning “the last;” He’s eternal present, future, and past.
“I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End.” (Revelation 22:13, HCSB)
P is for Prophets, when living on earth foretold His redemption and blessed birth.
“I see him, but not now; I perceive him, but not near. A star will come from Jacob, and a scepter will arise from Israel. He will smash the forehead of Moab and strike down all the Shethites.” (Numbers 24:17, HCSB)
Q is for Quickly, as shepherds who heard hastened to act on that heavenly word.
“They hurried off and found both Mary and Joseph, and the baby who was lying in the feeding trough.” (Luke 2:16, HCSB)
R is for Rejoice. The sorrow of sin is banished forever when Jesus comes in.
“There will be joy and delight for you, and many will rejoice at his birth.” (Luke 1:14, HCSB)
S is for Savior. To be this He came; the angel of God assigned Him His name.
“She will give birth to a son, and you are to name Him Jesus, because He will save His people from their sins.”” (Matthew 1:21, HCSB)
T is for Tidings of joy, not of danger, telling of Him who was laid in a manger.
“But the angel said to them, “Don’t be afraid, for look, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people:” (Luke 2:10, HCSB)
U is for Us, to whom Jesus was given to show us the way and take us to heaven.
“Today a Savior, who is Messiah the Lord, was born for you in the city of David.” (Luke 2:11, HCSB)
V is for Virgin, foretold by the sage, God’s revelation on prophecy’s page.
“See, the virgin will become pregnant and give birth to a son, and they will name Him Immanuel, which is translated “God is with us.”” (Matthew 1:23, HCSB)
W is for Wonderful, His works and His words, the King of all Kings, the Lord of all Lords.
“For a child will be born for us, a son will be given to us, and the government will be on His shoulders. He will be named Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.” (Isaiah 9:6, HCSB)
X is for Christ, It’s X in the Greek, Anointed, Messiah, mighty, and meek.
“how God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power, and how He went about doing good and healing all who were under the tyranny of the Devil, because God was with Him.” (Acts 10:38, HCSB)
Y is for Yes, called God’s Yes in His Word; God’s answer to all is Jesus the Lord.
“For every one of God’s promises is “Yes” in Him. Therefore, the “Amen” is also spoken through Him by us for God’s glory.” (2 Corinthians 1:20, HCSB)
Z is for Zeal as it burned in Christ’s heart. Lord, by the Spirit to us zeal impart.
“And His disciples remembered that it is written: Zeal for Your house will consume Me.” (John 2:17, HCSB)