Celebrating Jesus Christ rising from the dead

Anita Tucker
April 24, 2017

Senior Pastor of Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, on his part said: "The Lord will bless all Nigerians and the resurrection power will come in their lives".

"The Easter season is regarded as the highest point in the Catholic Church's liturgical season", said Father Larry Klein, the reverend at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Harlingen.

The real difference about Jesus and superheroes, according to Papandrea, is that "the resurrection of Christ is not something that happened on top of Mount Olympus before time, but God broke into time". "I just need to say yes and I am delivered", she added.

"You shouldn't presume that since you have accepted Christ as your saviour heaven is guaranteed, but you must also lead a life worthy of Christ's calling, " he stressed.

In many Christians' minds, Easter is the most important celebration in their calendar as it commemorates the momentous events that occurred when Jesus Christ was crucified, buried and miraculously rose from the dead more than 2000 years ago.

It is described in the New Testament as having occurred three days after Jesus Christ crucifixion at Calvary.

Kenyans Thursday spoke about the triumphs of faith as they ushered in the Easter holidays.

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Jesus was betrayed by one of his own disciples.

The President said all people of all faiths could identify with the challenges, setbacks and adversities encountered from time to time in the struggle to realise life dreams. This year, Easter is on Sunday, April 16.

Easter eggs today are dyed in a variety of vivid colours and designs, and chocolate eggs are favourite teat for children.

Easter is celebrating Jesus' victory over death and mankind's hope for eternal life.
It was followed by the chanting the Exsultet, also called the "Easter Proclamation". Jewish pilgrims streamed into Jerusalem every year in the hope that God's chosen people (as they believed themselves to be) would soon be liberated once more.

"It is the celebration and glorification of the greatest miracle the Earth has ever seen, the resurrection of the Son of God, which marks the redemption and renewal of life for the human race".

MANILA Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle called on Filipinos to remember Easter Sunday as a sign of hope amid suffering and despair in the world.

On this day, decorated eggs - known as Easter eggs are gifted to friends and family members.

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