What is Easter all about? Here’s a hint – it is not about bunnies and chocolate.
Easter is all about Jesus and nothing else. It is about Jesus’ death and
resurrection. People might say “but that is only for Christians.”
John 3:16 a well-known Bible verse says: “For God so loved the world that he
gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but
have eternal life.”
Jesus died on the cross because God loved not a certain group of people but
because God so loved the world!! What is even better – God did not expect us to
change and become different people before he hung on the cross: “While we
were yet sinners, Christ died for us.” (Romans 5:8)
On Good Friday we remember Jesus’ death. Many ask what is so ‘good’ about
this day when Jesus was tortured and hung on a cross. Dying for our sins sounds
pretty good to me!
We can’t hold onto the day Jesus died; important as it is. We have to let go and
move past it. Jesus’ death on the cross is not the end. The best is yet to come!!
It’s Friday but Sunday is coming!
Jesus’ Resurrection is the greatest event of the Christian faith. When the women
went to the tomb to prepare Jesus’ body for burial, they found the tomb empty.
Jesus’s body was not there – He had risen from the dead!!
Hallelujah!! He is risen!
Though celebrating Easter will be very different again this year; I encourage you
to find on-line services to watch; whether on YouTube, FB Live or some other
platform. The Easter story doesn’t change – Jesus died for the sins of the world,
he overcame death and rose again that those who believe in him may have
EASTER SERVICES: 10 am Good Friday, 10 am Easter Sunday (celebrating Communion). All services live-streaming on FB