Here are some of the most Popular Easter Quotes, Sayings and Blessings 2016 that I collected for you to inspire you.
“If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies through his Spirit who dwells in you.” Romans 8:11
“If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.” Romans 10:9
“We know that Christ, being raised from the dead, will never die again; death no longer has dominion over him.” Romans 6:9
“But he was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; on him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and by his stripes we are healed.” Isaiah 53:5
The resurrection of Jesus changes the face of death for all His people. Death is no longer a prison, but a passage into God’s presence. Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won’t stay there. Clarence W. Hall
“Live in the awareness that Christ lives and that He lives in His people.” Julien B. Weil
We live and die; Christ died and lived! John Stott
“The cross is the victory, the resurrection is the triumph…The resurrection is the public display of the victory, the triumph of the crucified one.” Leon Morris
Hear the bells ringing they’re singing “Christ is risen from the dead!” The angel up on the tombstone said, He is risen just as he said! Keith Green, The Easter Song
There is more evidence that Jesus rose from the dead than there is that Julius Caesar ever lived or that Alexander the Great died at the age of thirty-three. Billy Graham
The entire plan for the future has its key in the resurrection. Billy Graham
In Russia, the festive table is arranged with a Passover cake of pressed curds called kulich, painted eggs and lamb, roasted dough with lots of sugar and butter. These symbols serve as a reminiscent of the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross. Since Easter is the celebration of the resurrection people put on the tables wheat germ or oat, because the grain symbolizes death and the budding leaves - the resurrection and rebirth. Kulich is baked to remind us the farewell dinner of Jesus and his disciples. This type of cake is made from less dough and baked in high cylindrical forms with a capacity of 1 - 1 1/2 l. In ancient Russian the kulich was baked in large ten-liter forms.
In the Philippines Easter begins with a midnight feast, which where people serve traditional meat dishes, such as adobo. Children also participate in this dinner, because if they sleep, and not eat with the adults, they will become deaf!?!
In Norway, Easter is called Peske. Although the celebration is not very different from the festival celebrated in the other parts of the world, the Easter features here are characterized by more colorful days and longer vacations. In Norway, Easter holidays start on Wednesday and end on Tuesday after Easter, which is a great time for long ski holidays in the mountains.
In Canada, the traditional Easter dinner includes dishes with potatoes, baked beans, and apple pies. In theaters there are organized Easter plays with a lot of songs. Another symbol of the celebration except the Easter bunny are the Easter lilies.
Easter is a celebration of the resurrection and new life, rebirth, renewal, faith, awareness, donating and sharing.
Let the upcoming holidays bring you peace, tranquility and unity, and the light of Christ's resurrection illuminate your life!
Let health, prosperity and happiness be with you and your family!
Let's try to spiritually renew and revitalize our mind and soul, clean our hearts and be open to each other, feel the warmth and presence of love everywhere.
Let the light of the resurrection brighten up your life, fill it with tenderness, splendor and beauty. Let's resurrect the virtues, patience, forgiveness and wisdom in us. Let the light overflow in our hearts and faith inspire us to hope and do good!