December 2018 Content
It’s the most wonderful time of the year – December! Time to set up your Christmas decorations, blast your speakers with Christmas carols and shop for Christmas gifts. For December, we got you Christmas content and fun engagement cards for you and your church. Start unwrapping our Christmas content package by right-clicking the image you like and choosing “Save as…”. Don’t forget you can download entire bundles at once by clicking on the Download Buttons below. Enjoy and have a wonderful Christmas!
December 2018 Bonus Content CollectionBonus Content for December 2018 is a collection of Facebook Cover Photos. You can download them by right-clicking and choosing "Save As...". To download the entire collection at once, click here
Pre Written Social Statuses for December 2018Don't let a blank status box stress you out! Use our pre-written social statuses!
International Children's Day December 9
New Year's Eve December 31
Here are the answers to this month's riddles:
The French word “Noel” is often used around Christmas, but what was its original meaning in Latin? BIRTH
In what country did the custom of putting up a Christmas tree originate? GERMANY
|Burst into songs of joy together, you ruins of Jerusalem, for the LORD has comforted his people, he has redeemed Jerusalem.
|What a wonderful promise God has for His people!
|And the glory of the LORD will be revealed, and all people will see it together. For the mouth of the LORD has spoken.
|God's glory is revealed to us daily.
|I will raise up for them a prophet like you from among their fellow Israelites, and I will put my words in his mouth. He will tell them everything I command him.
|The coming of Jesus Christ on this earth is not an afterthought. It is part of God's plan.
|Let I will sing of the LORD’s great love forever; with my mouth I will make your faithfulness known through all generations.
|How did God show His faithfulness in your life today?
|I will declare that your love stands firm forever, that you have established your faithfulness in heaven itself.
|Truly, the God we serve is a faithful God -- One whose faithfulness is known throughout the generations.
|He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver; he will purify the Levites and refine them like gold and silver. Then the LORD will have men who will bring offerings in righteousness,
|As we are purified by God, His reflection in our life will become more and more clear to those around us.
|In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning.
|This is the truth about Jesus and the foundation of all truth. If we cannot believe, we will not have enough faith to trust our eternal destiny with Him.
|Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God
|Have you asked Christ to make you a new creation? This fresh start in life is available to those who believe in Him.
|The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.
|Jesus came as a sacrifice for our sins, and His death satisfied God's requirements for the payment for sin.
|No one has ever seen God, but the one and only Son, who is himself God and is in closest relationship with the Father, has made him known.
|In Christ, God revealed His nature and essence in a way that could be seen and touched. In Christ, God became a man who lived on earth.
|In a loud voice she exclaimed: “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the child you will bear!"
|Rejoice! For the Son of God came here on earth to save us from our sins.
|Praise be to the Lord, the God of Israel, because he has come to his people and redeemed them.
|Fear not, because God already paid for our sins on the cross. All you need to do is to recognize you're a sinner and believe God will save you from it.
|But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God. You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus."
|If sorrow weighs you down and dims your hope, think of Mary and patiently wait for God to finish working out His plan for you.
|For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
|The true essence of Christmas is THIS.
|She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.
|Jesus came to earth to save us because we can't save ourselves from sin and its consequences. No matter how good we are, we can't eliminate the sinful nature present in all of us. Only Jesus can do that.
|“The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel” (which means “God with us”).
|God is literally among us, "with us". Through the Holy Spirit, Christ is present today in the life of every believer. Praise God for He will never leave us and He holds our future.
|1 JOHN 4:19
|We love because he first loved us.
|God's love is the source of all human love, and it spreads like wildfire. Are we treating others with love just like God loves us?
|1 TIMOTHY 5:8
|Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
|Disrespect and lack of care provide harmful examples that will eventually turn on us. Always remember to take the initiative and look for ways to serve your family and the community that surrounds you.
|Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you.
|Whenever it is difficult for you to forgive someone who has wronged you, remember how much God has forgiven you and let God worry about the things you've suffered.
|Yet whatever gains I had, these I have come to regard as loss because of Christ.
|Remember C.T. Studd's poem, "only what’s done for Christ will last."
|Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.
|Parents should act in love, treating their children as Jesus treats the people He loves. This is vital to children's development and their understanding of what Christ is like.
|Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you.
|This is the first commandment attached with a promise.
|Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.
|Train your children to always choose the right and godly way.
|My son, keep your father’s command and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.
|For the young adults: Are you struggling with a decision or looking for insights? Always check with your parents or older adults who know you well. Their years of experience may have given them the wisdom you seek.
|Children are a heritage from the LORD, offspring a reward from him. Like arrows in the hands of a warrior are children born in one’s youth.
|God values children so highly. What is your view on children? A nuisance or an opportunity to shape the future?
|Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.
|Sons and daughters, take note of this.
|The greedy bring ruin to their households, but the one who hates bribes will live.
|God knows what's best for us. The question is, do you trust that God will provide for all of your needs?
|A wise son brings joy to his father, but a foolish man despises his mother.
|To be wise in your decisions means to follow Christ. If you're doing what God says in the Bible, you're on the right track.
|But from everlasting to everlasting the LORD’s love is with those who fear him, and his righteousness with their children’s children
|The Lord's love is abundant. It extends from generation to generation.
|Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. “Honor your father and mother” which is the first commandment with a promise.
|Children are to obey while under their parents' care, but the responsibility to honor parents is for life.
|Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is the Messiah, the Lord.
|The greatest event in the history had just happened! The Messiah has been born! Jesus is our Messiah; our Savior. Do you look forward to meeting Him in prayer and in His Word everyday?
|But when the set time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law,
|Are you waiting for God's timing? Trust His judgments and trust that He has your best interest in mind.
|2 CORINTHIANS 9:7
|Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.
|A giving attitude is more important than the amount given.
|2 CORINTHIANS 9:6
|Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.
|Don't let a lack of faith keep you from giving cheerfully and generously.
|2 CORINTHIANS 9:11
|You will be enriched in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God.
|Do others see generosity in your actions?
|1 JOHN 5:11
|God gave us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.
|Whoever believes Jesus Christ has eternal life. He is all you need.
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