By Vernalee
On Easter Day, we see children all dressed up in their gorgeous Easter outfits carrying their candy filled Easter baskets and pails. The Easter egg hunts are held … and dozens of eggs are cooked and colorfully decorated. Churches are packed. Chocolate bunnies and the Easter Bunny are everywhere! But Easter is more than a Sunday dress up day and the Bunny Rabbit. Its significance exemplifies the fundamentals of the Christian faith. It is truly the most important date of Christianity. On this day, the Heavenly Father gives us a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ. For me, watching the movie, “The Passion of Christ” was unbearable. It was too devastating to view the humiliation, degradation, and torture that our Lord received. So Easter is a holy day; a day of forgiveness; a day that Jesus was resurrected three days after his crucifixion; three days after he died for our sins. Thank you Jesus for your sacrifices and love! What a mighty God we serve!
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