There are many times in the life of a Christian individual or family that are marked with ceremonies and celebrations, and quite often, the giving of a gift is an appropriate gesture from those who are friends or family. While money or gift cards are always appreciated, it’s nice to reward the honored individual with a present that reflects their faith.

Personalized Christian gifts are ideal presents for a variety of occasions. For children, baptism/christening is often the first important rite in their Christian life, though they’re usually too young to remember the event. However, gift givers can commemorate this occasion by presenting the child and his/her parents with a personalized cross bearing the child’s name, date of the baptism, and an appropriate Scripture verse or religious poem. Most are available in a wide variety of designs and colors.

Similarly, there are many personalized Christian gifts, including crosses, available for those celebrating their First Communion. Other options might include personalized frames that include the name of the child celebrating their first Holy Eucharist and the date of the event. These frames are the perfect place to display that memorable photo and will be treasured long after the child has grown into a caring, responsible Christian adult. Similar items are also available for Confirmation and are appropriate for any Christian denomination.

Other personalized Christian gifts include Bibles, both pictorial versions for little ones and standard versions for older children, teens, or adults. Picture Bibles usually include abbreviated versions of the Bible’s most endearing stories, including The Good Samaritan, Daniel and the Lions Den, many of the Parables, and Jesus’ birth, death, and resurrection. A gift that the Christian individual can treasure throughout their lives, a personalized Bible often includes a lovely leather or vinyl cover with the name of the recipient appearing on the front.

For the Christian bride and groom, consider selecting a unity candle that includes some sort of Christian icon and an appropriate Scripture verse as well as the name of the couple and the date of the wedding. Christian couples might also enjoy a handsome wooden personalized cross they can hang on the wall in the home that they will share now that they are husband and wife. Like many Christian gifts, this is one that can remain with them as they grow old together. Regardless of where they live, this symbol of their faith will always be there to offer comfort, strength, and joy.

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