Celebrating the Season of Easter


~ The period between now and Pentecost is called “the season of Easter.” ~  Celebrating the Season of Easter The Easter season is here. The ancient church calendar calls this day “the first Sunday after Easter.” The period between now and Pentecost is called “the season of Easter.” Pentecost always falls 50 days after Easter. … Read more

The Real Reason We Celebrate Easter

Painting by Kathryn E. Darden

~ Thoughts on the real reason we celebrate Resurrection Day and the Easter season ~ It’s Easter—the day we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Christ has overcome death. Hallelujah! The Reason We Celebrate Easter Yes, we celebrate our risen Lord today. But without His death, suffering and sacrifice there would … Read more

Easter: Christ Is Risen!

Easter painting

~ Easter: Christ Is Risen! He is risen indeed! ~ Resurrection Day, more commonly known as Easter, is arguably the most important holiday for on the Christian calendar. Our faith hinges on this cornerstone event. Easter commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ three days after his death on the cross. Luke 24:6-7 tells us, “He has risen!” … Read more

Good Friday: Jesus Before Pilot

Painting by Kathryn E. Darden

~ Resurrection Week: Good Friday–The Gospel of Mark describes the events that led up to Jesus’ death ~ Jesus Before Pilate 15 Very early in the morning, the chief priests, with the elders, the teachers of the law and the whole Sanhedrin, made their plans. So they bound Jesus, led him away and handed him over to Pilate. … Read more

Good Friday: The Cross

Painting by Kathryn E. Darden

~ Good Friday: The Cross of Jesus ~ The prophet Isaiah spoke these words, foreshadowing the death of a Savior, about 700 years before the birth of Christ. In approximately 33AD, this prophecy was fulfilled. Jesus was arrested, questioned, brutally beaten, mocked, scourged, stripped, tried, passed back and forth between Pontus Pilate and Herod (the … Read more

Maundy Thursday: The Covenant

~ Maundy Thursday: The Covenant of the Passover ~ Maundy Thursday: The Covenant Today is Maundy Thursday. Maundy means covenant. It is the day that Jesus shared the Passover meal with His disciples and gave them a new covenant. This covenant was one of freedom from death and was based on His sacrifice – that … Read more


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