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Merry Christmas Greetings For Friends

It’s that time of year again to be prepared for Christmas greetings and wishes. The Christmas season is just around the corner.

May this collection of Christmas greetings for you so you can say what you mean without worrying about whether it’s “too much” or “not enough.”

These greetings will help you express love and affection during this special time of year.

Merry Christmas Greetings.

Nice Merry Christmas Greetings

We’ve all been there: trying to find the right words to send to friends and loved ones but not knowing how to express our feelings.

Here are “Merry Christmas Wishes” that you can use for the holiday season.

1.) A little more sparkle, a little less stress. This Christmas, I wish you the very best!

A little more sparkle.

2.) You have a permanent place on my “Nice List” — and I don’t even have to check twice.

You have a permanent place on my Nice List.

3.) Consider this a rain check for a belated Christmas hug.

Consider this a raincheck for a belated Christmas hug.

4.) Merry Christmas with lots of love!

Merry Christmas with lots of love!

5.) Have yourself a merry little Christmas.

Have yourself a merry little Christmas.

6.) The office Christmas party is an excellent opportunity to catch up with people you haven’t seen for… 20 minutes!

The office Christmas party meme.

7.) You put the merry in my Christmas.

You put the merry in my Christmas.

Best Christmas Greetings

8.) May you have the gift of faith, the blessing of hope, and the peace of His love at Christmas and always!

9.) I wish you a season full of light and laughter for you and your family.

10.) I am sending you hugs this Christmas season. Take some time to care for yourself.

11.) We’re there through the ups, and we’re there through the lows; this Christmas season, we might be there through the snows!

12.) The gift of love. The gift of peace. And the gift of happiness. May all these be yours at Christmas.

13.) Merry Christmas! I hope you receive one blessing after another this coming year.

14.) I hope you get bestowed with God’s numerous blessings in the upcoming year. Have a happy and merry Christmas.

Funny Christmas Greetings

The holiday season is here, and it’s time to celebrate with our friends and family! Here is a list of funny Christmas Greetings for you.

15.) Don we now our ugly Christmas sweaters, fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la.

16.) Christmas is mainly for children. But we adults can enjoy it too until the credit card bills arrive.

17.) The office Christmas party is an excellent opportunity to catch up with people you haven’t seen for… 20 minutes!

18.) You have a permanent place on my Nice List (and I don’t even have to check twice).

19.) I wish all my colleagues a nice and quiet Christmas with all your family and friends, lots of love, and lots of presents.

20.) I’ll miss celebrating with you this Christmas. Eat a few extra cookies for me!

21.) Please note: Christmas is canceled. You told Santa you have been good this year — he passed out laughing.

22.) Merry Christmas! I put so much thought into your gift that it’s too late to get it.

Short Christmas Wishes

The Christmas spirit is something that we all want to feel and experience! So, why not spread the joy and send your loved ones a sweet greeting? Here are some of the most beautiful short Christmas greetings you can use this festive season.

23.) Eat. Drink. Be Merry. Have a wonderful Christmas!

24.) All I want for Christmas is you.

25.) I’m so lucky that I have you to meet under the mistletoe.

26.) You put the merry in my Christmas.

27.) I wish you love and light in this challenging season.

28.) I hope the holidays bring a chance to rest and recharge.

29.) May your holidays sparkle with joy and laughter.

30.) Merry Christmas with lots of love.

31.) Merry Christmas! May God bless you richly throughout the year.

32.) May God’s blessings be yours this Christmas.

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Best Christmas Card Greetings

Sharing Christmas greetings and wishes with family, friends, and colleagues is a traditional Santa tradition. And if you’ve been pondering what to write in your holiday cards for the past few weeks, here’s a list of the best Christmas card wishes to help you get started.

33.) Consider this card a raincheck for a belated Christmas hug.

34.) Every Christmas is a miracle that brings us light and love on the darkest days of the year. All we have to do is open our eyes to it.

35.) Wishes are sent to you this day in hopes that your Christmas is magnificent.

36.) A little more sparkle, a little less stress. This Christmas, I wish you the very best.

37.) Christmas is not just for little girls and boys; Christmas is more than all those toys. Christmas is a time to reflect on the season and remember that Jesus is the one valid reason.

38.) May the spirit of Christmas be with you all year round.

39.) May you have the same wonderment and belief that children have filled your heart during this holiday season. You are wishing you childlike excitement this season.

40.) I wish you a merry and bright season with the light of God’s love.

See Xmas Riddles.

Happy Holidays messages.

Sweet Christmas Wishes

41.) It’s always exciting to greet your family and friends at the start of a new year. A beautiful text message can bring some light into their life. Here are sweet Christmas greetings for you.

42.) Christmas will never lose its sparkle… and neither will you.

43.) This time of year makes me realize how lucky I am to share my life with you.

44.) Though we are apart, you are in my heart this Christmas.

45.) You’re at the top of my Christmas wish list.

46.) You’re the most outstanding achievement of my life. I always want to see you smile, especially during this Christmas season. Have a great time!

47.) You’re all the present I need.

48.) When you see the Christmas tree lights and the tinsel sparkle, may it remind you of my love for you.

Inspirational Christmas Greetings

49.) May the wonder of that first Christmas, the joy of God’s abundant blessings, and the peace of Jesus’ presence be with you always.

50.) Christmas is an occasion to reflect on the past year and recognize its achievements. At the same time, Christmas is an opportunity to set new goals for the coming year. In this sense, I wish you all a Merry Christmas!

51.) Merry Christmas wishes to you! – Santa is coming to town, so watch out and keep a lookout for those black boots, as they will be making their way down your chimney before you know it. May every Nativity scene you see this season remind you of the birth of our Lord. You are wishing you the peace of Christ this Christmas.

52.) May this occasion bring you new joy, happiness, and hope. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Best wishes to you and your family this holiday season!

53.) I am sending prayers and hearty Christmas greetings to you. May you receive the most special of God’s blessings during this fantastic Christmas season!

54.) Are you looking for what you can write on your greeting cards? Here are some of the religious Christmas greetings you can choose from:

55.) Jesus is the reason for the season. Merry Christmas!


56.) May Jesus always guide you and help you in life. Let this Christmas bring good vibes and good news for you and your family. Merry Christmas.

57.) May the wonder of that first Christmas, the joy of God’s abundant blessings, and the peace of Jesus’ presence be with you always.

58.) May God fill your Yuletide season and all your days with immeasurable prosperity and joy! Merry Christmas!

59.) May the Lord grant you and all your loved ones peace, joy, and goodwill.

60.) May your heart be lifted in praise this Christmas for the beautiful gift of Jesus and the joy He brings to our lives.

Meaningful Christmas Card Messages

While Christmas is a few weeks away, it’s never too early to start planning the festivity. But what is Christmas without sharing your good wishes with your near and dear ones? Here are some of the most inspirational Christmas greetings that you can share:

61.) You have always been an idol to me. I always try to follow in your footsteps in everything that I do. May this Christmas bring you peace, prosperity, and success!

62.) Even if things don’t go as planned this Christmas, I implore you to keep a positive outlook, and I’m confident that by the turn of the New Year, you will feel much better. And by the way, I’m going to make it my mission to ensure you enjoy the holidays, whether you want to!

63.) This Christmas is not only about the here and now. You are also sowing seeds for Christmases in the future – Christmases you may not be present for but are still influenced by the selflessness you show people today.

64.) The best Christmas gift is to realize how much you already have.

65.) As you go dashing through the busy holiday season, take time to appreciate the true blessings of Christmas: the moments with family, the companionship of friends, and the fellowship with all.

Christmas Greetings to Family and Friends

66.) Christmas is the most important festival in the Christian community. Aside from the religious aspect, it is also a great social time. With that, I have compiled a list of the best Christmas Greetings for you to share with your family and friends.

67.) I may not be nearby, but you are in my mind and heart this holiday. Merry Christmas!

68.) As a family, we have so many memories. This year we hope your best Christmas memory will be blown away by the great Christmas you will have.

69.) Spending money on someone is nice, but spending time with them is nicer. The Christmas gifts will one day lose their luster – the memories of loved ones never will.

70.) Christmas Eve is a time of excitement for the children waiting for Santa to arrive. Our hope for you this Christmas is that once the kids are tucked in their beds, you will feel a special feeling this season brings.

71.) From far away, I send a special wish, a holiday hug, and a Christmas kiss!

72.) It’s not what’s under the tree that matters most; it’s who’s around it. Every year I’m so grateful to have you there.

73.) I don’t care if I land on the Naughty List this year. With all the wonderful people in my life (including you), I already have everything I need.

74.) Christmas comes, but once a year, lights, trees, and gifts we choose. But we take the time to express our thoughts for a Merry Christmas and hope you get lots. And let us not forget to send you best wishes for a Happy New Year too!

Merry Christmas message ideas.

Christmas Greetings for Colleagues or Coworkers

75.) Sending Christmas Greetings to Colleagues or Coworkers is a great way to share the festive season with your colleagues. This collection will make sure you share the holiday spirit with everyone.

76.) You all are gems of the workplace—Merry Christmas to every beautiful and hard-working soul.

77.) You’ve done a great job all year long, and it shows in the success you’ve helped our company achieve. Thank you for being an outstanding member of our team. Merry Christmas!

78.) You’re one of the few priceless connections I made in my job life. I am so happy that you are my colleague. Merry Christmas to you and your beautiful family!

79.) I feel lucky to share the workplace with such an amazing and helpful person like you. Enjoy your holiday. May God always bless you. Merry Christmas!

80.) This holiday season, we are looking back with appreciation for your loyalty and looking forward to moving into the New Year together. May God bless you and your family during this holy time of the year!

81.) Coworkers like you make work much easier and the workplace much friendlier. Enjoy Christmas with all your family and friends, and lots of love!

82.) Thank you for a successful year and excellent cooperation in the company. Let’s meet again next year with many new ideas and positive energy.

Christmas Greetings for Sisters and Brothers

83.) Do you want to share and exchange Christmas messages with your brother or sister? You should check out this list of Christmas greetings that you can use yourself.

84.) Having a brother like you makes the Christmas season so special to me. Thanks for all your love and care. Merry Christmas!

85.) Merry Christmas, my sweet sister! Let me admire my love and believe that you have been more than a sister to me. You are God’s greatest gift to me. Happy New Year!

86.) Christmas time is a time of giving. And you, my sister, give all year long through your love, kind deeds, and willingness to help others. This Christmas, I wish you receive all you give and have a joyous and peaceful Christmas.

87.) Dearest Brother, I hope your Christmas is filled with the same happiness, hope, and magical time you experienced as a child. Merry Christmas!

88.) Little boys and lots of toys. Snakes and ladders, you make so much clatter. May this season bring that special thing that will make you happy, and we will hear you sing.

Romantic Christmas Messages for Wife

89.) Since exchanging the vows, you have been cherishing her with all your heart. As you spend the holidays, send romantic Christmas messages to your wife, and your days will be even more special.

90.) Three words express what I feel for you. “Life. Love. Happiness”. I love you! Merry Christmas to My Wife!

91.) As I reflect on the fun and memorable times we’ve shared this year, at Christmas, I am reminded of how blessed I am to be married to you, my lovely wife.

92.) I wanted to wrap my love up this year and give it to you on this special day, but I couldn’t find a box big enough, so please accept this gift instead—all my love on this special Christmas day.

93.) Merry Christmas, the love of my life. Thanks for lighting up my heart in every possible way. Every day feels like Christmas since I have had you in my life, dear wife. I hope you feel the same.

94.) Love shines brighter at Christmas, it seems. However, when I am with you, love shines brilliantly. May you have a Merry Xmas and feel my love shining over you every day of the year!

95.) As the spirit of Christmas is upon us and the New Year slowly approaches, I want to thank you for your love and your selfless and kind nature. May your Christmas be blessed.

Christmas Messages for Husband

96.) Do you want a special Christmas message to make your spouse feel special? Here is a list of some of the best Christmas messages for your husband.

97.) Holidays like Christmas make me so grateful to share life with you.

98.) Some years before we met, my life had no direction, but since the day I married you, it has been a blessing all because of you. I am filled with joy when I wish you a merry Christmas.

99.) There’s no need to spend time Christmas shopping for me. No gift is better than being married to you. It’s all I could want.

100.) I thank God for you every day. But on this Christmas day, I pray that God blesses you. You are a great husband, and I know I have been blessed because God in heaven sent me the best.

101.) You’ve been moving and changing my world since that first meeting. You are a natural gift that I never want to take for granted. I love you at Christmas and always. Merry Christmas, Love!

102.) Christmas makes me reflect on our great year and think about all we have to look forward to. And when I do, I feel even more grateful for this moment.

Memorable Christmas Sayings

103.) There’s snow place like home.

104.) It’s a Winter Wonderland.

105.) Hot cocoa vibes.

106.) Make it a December to remember.

107.) It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.

108.) May your days be merry and bright.

109.) Dear Santa, “Can we start with what you know?”

110.) All is calm; all is bright.

111.) Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle.

112.) First, let’s take an elfie.

113.) Dear Santa, “I was good at being naughty. Does that count?”

114.) All is calm; all is bright.

115.) My other ride is a sleigh.

116.) Merry Christmas, ya filthy animal!

117.) My favorite color is Christmas lights.

118.) Chillin’ with my gnomies.

119.) Better not pout.

120.) Rockin’ around the Christmas tree.

121.) There’s room for everyone on the nice list.

122.) Believe in the magic of Christmas.

123.) Most likely to be a last-minute shopper.

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124.) It’s beginning to cost a lot like Christmas.

125.) The best way to spread Christmas cheer is by singing loud for all to hear.

126.) Christmas is the day that holds all time together.

127.) I just like to smile. Smiling is my favorite.

128.) Believe in your elf!

129.) Son of a nutcracker!

130.) All spruced up and nowhere to go.

131.) If kisses were snowflakes, I’d send you a blizzard.

132.) Hurry down the chimney tonight.

133.) I’m a morning person on December 25!

134.) What type of singers are elves? Wrappers.

135.) Have a cool Yule!

136.) As sweet and twisted as a candy cane.

137.) Takes decorating the tree too seriously.

138.) Gangsta wrapper.

139.) Let’s be naughty and save Santa the trip.

140.) Are you serious, Clark?

141.) Permanent Grinch-face.

142.) We want to bake cookies and watch Christmas movies.

143.) Best Christmas Ever!

144.) It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

145.) Have a holly, jolly Christmas.

Happy Holiday Wishes

146.) May your life be filled with warmth and good cheer this holiday season and throughout the New Year.

147.) Wishing you and your loved ones a blessed Christmas.

148.) You are the best gift for Christmas. Have a very Merry Christmas.

149.) Sharing with you the Glory, the Wonder, the Miracle of this Holy Season.

150.) Warmest wishes for a wonderful holiday season filled with blessings.

Merry Christmas Quotes for Best Friends

151.) May this season find you among those you love, sharing in the twin glories of generosity and gratitude.
Oprah Winfrey

152.) I will honor Christmas in my heart and try to keep it all the year. Charles Dickens

153.) Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection.
Winston Churchill

154.) Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward men.
Luke 2:14

155.) Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
Norman Vincent Peale

156.) God bless us, everyone!
Tiny Tim, A Christmas Carol

157.) Just remember the true spirit of Christmas lies in your heart.
Santa Claus, The Polar Express

158.) An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them.
Luke 2:8-9

159.) Remembrance, like a candle, burns brightest at Christmastime.
Charles Dickens

160.) Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in hand.
Dr. Seuss

Merry Christmas Greetings FAQs

Here are some frequently asked questions on Christmas greetings.

What are some good, short Christmas greetings?

“Have a cool Yule,” “Believe in the magic of Christmas,” and “From far away, I send a special wish, a holiday hug, and a Christmas kiss!”

What’s a funny Christmas greeting?

Consider “Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle,” “Let’s be naughty and save Santa the trip,” and “Tell me what you want, what you really, really want.”

What is a good religious Christmas wish?

May you have the blessing of hope, the gift of faith, and the peace of His Love this Christmas and always.

Merry Christmas, all!

By Mike O’Halloran

Mike is the founder and editor of Greeting Card Poet.


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