Christians mark Easter at Jerusalem site of Jesus's resurrection

Violet Powell
April 17, 2017

Christians have been advised to proclaim the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to signify the finished work of faith and eternal life through salvation. On Sunday he plans to ask his congregation the question, "Will Easter make a difference in your life?"

Ayade noted that Christ's resurrection was not to engage in wild and elaborate celebration "but to give our lives meaning and direction and the opportunity to close ranks, no matter our differences and circumstances".

On Easter, Christians around the world celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

In Western Christianity, Easter will always fall between March 22 and April 25.A council of Christian bishops was convened by Roman Emperor Constantine I in AD 325, the First Council of Nicea, which was Christianity's first effort to get a consensus on what the church taught. In a sense, things seem very much the same as they were before Easter Sunday, and the reality of our same old lives still cry out for redemption. More than 60 percent will buy Easter gifts. Some people go to church to celebrate Easter, but I wonder how many are celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ? The quotes and Bible verses below capture the spirit of the holiday and what it means for the millions who recognize it.

Easter customs vary across the Christian world, but decorating Easter eggs is a common motif.

"...just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life". That connects with the church's view that every Sunday is a celebration of Easter.

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When the women arrived at the tomb, they saw that the stone had already been rolled away.

Good Friday is observed by Christians as the day which the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ is commemorated in the church.

Let's have a look at the collection of happy easter images, verses, quotes, inspirational messages which celebrate hope and spring. "This is the story, which our nation needs to hear again and again at a time like this that we can rise above our present national challenges and see better days ahead". It is only later when Jesus joins the disciples. In Gulberg Saint Merry Church a special prayer ceremony was arranged in which children performed religious singing.

Also, the week before Easter is known as Holy Week as it includes the days of the Easter Triduum, Maundy Thursday.

Hot cross buns are also a traditional snack for this time of year.

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