THE MEANING OF EASTER
Sometimes it is just fun to read what makes us ponder what Eastertide means in our world today. Enjoy these inspiring and motivating Easter quotations and scriptures:
"If Easter says anything to us today, it says this: You can put truth in a grave, but it won't stay there." -Clarence W. Hall
"Christ the Lord is risen today, sons of men and angels say. Raise your joys and triumphs high; Sing, ye heavens and earth reply." -Charles Wesley
"For I remember it is Easter Morn and life and love and peace are all newborn." -Alice Freeman Palmer
"The very first Easter taught us this: that life never ends and love never dies." -Kate McGahan
All of heaven is interested in the cross of Christ, hell afraid of it, while men are the only ones to ignore its meaning. – By Oswald Chambers
And all that is therein; Invisible and visible, their notes let all things blend, For Christ, the Lord is risen. Our joy that hath no end. – By Saint John of Damascus
And he departed from our sight that we might return to our heart, and there find Him. He departed, and behold, He is here. – By St. Augustine
During this Easter and from now on, forgive someone, tell someone you love them and let your light shine. – Unknown
Easter is love. Easter is the love of Christ and God our Father. Easter is the time to show appreciation to all those who mean the most. Thank You and Happy Easter – Unknown
John 11:25-26: "Jesus said to her, 'I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?'"
Peter 1:3: "Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead."
Corinthians 15:21: "For since death came through a man, the resurrection of the dead comes also through a man."
Philippians 3:10: "I want to know Christ—yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death."
Luke 24:6-7: "He is not here; he has risen!"
Philippians 2:8: "And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to death— even death on a cross!"
Romans 6:9: "We know that Christ, being raised from the dead, will never die again; death no longer has dominion over him." (Happy Easter Quotes)
Romans 6:8-11:"The death he died, he died to sin once for all; but the life he lives, he lives to God. In the same way, count yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus."
Romans 6:8-11: "Now if we died with Christ, we believe that we will also live with him. For we know that since Christ was raised from the dead, he cannot die again; death no longer has mastery over him." (Happy Easter Quotes)
Acts 3:15: "You killed the author of life, but God raised him from the dead."
Corinthians 5:17: "Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!"
Luke 24:2-3: "They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus."
Acts 4:33: "With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. And God's grace was so powerfully at work in them all."
Ephesians 1:20: "He exerted when he raised Christ from the dead and seated him at his right hand in the heavenly realms." (Happy Easter Quotes)
Mark 16:5-6: "As they entered the tomb, they saw a young man dressed in a white robe sitting on the right side, and they were alarmed. 'Don’t be alarmed,' he said. 'You are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who was crucified. He has risen! He is not here. See the place where they laid him.”
O God, who by the glorious resurrection of thy Son Jesus
Christ didst destroy death and brought life and immortality to
light: Grant that we, who have been raised with him, may
abide in his presence and rejoice in the hope of eternal glory;
through the same Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with thee
and the Holy Spirit, be dominion and praise for ever and
ever. Amen. (Book of Common Prayer)