No one truly preaches the Gospel unless they preach Jesus and the resurrection. Wherever the disciples went, they preached that Christ died for our sins, that He was buried, and that He rose again on the third day, according to the Scriptures.
There is no Biblical connection between the resurrection of Jesus Christ and the common modern traditions related to Easter Sunday.
In order to make Christianity more approachable to non-Christians, the ancient Roman Catholic Church mixed the celebration of Jesus’ resurrection with celebrations that involved spring fertility rituals. These spring fertility rituals are the source of the egg and bunny traditions.
For believers, Easter isn’t simply the changing of a season, but a celebration of the way Jesus changed the world. The meaning of Easter is that the Son of God paid the price for our sins and rose again to reconcile us to God (see Romans 4:25).
Only Jesus Christ can give us new and eternal life.
“… be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” John 16:33
“Jesus said to him, “Thomas, because you have seen Me, you have believed. Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.” John 20:29
Paul wrote that the Resurrection is the greatest display of God’s power ever to be demonstrated, nor can it ever be surpassed. It is the greatest event in the history (past, present, or future) of the entire cosmos!
Romans 10:9-10; Revelation 1:18
All honor, praise, and glory to our risen King!
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