Celebrating the Season of Easter

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~ 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

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Franklin Graham Easter Special with Michael W. Smith Available through April 28

~ The Franklin Graham Easter Special with Michael W. Smith Available through April 28 at BillyGraham.org ~ Franklin Graham Easter Special with Michael W. Smith Readers can still watch the special Gospel message Franklin Graham recently recorded in Israel. This TV program—featuring powerful new music from my friend Michael W. Smith—is available at BillyGraham.org through April 28. … 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

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A Collection of Easter Poetry

Photo of Celtic cross at sunset

Happy Easter! This is a collection of three poems, my trinity of Easter poetry, with a link to the third, an Easter acrostic poem. Easter Haiku Easter morning dawns.Behold the empty chamber:Jesus is risen! Wonder – an Easter Poem Was it an ordinary day? Were shepherds in the fieldwith sheep idly ambling through Judean grass?Did … Read more

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Easter 2024: Articles, Poetry & More

# crosses of Easter

~ Easter 2024 is coming up March 31 ~ Franklin Graham Easter Special with Michael W. Smith Available through April 28 ~ The Franklin Graham Easter Special with Michael W. Smith Available through April 28 at BillyGraham.org ~ Read more As Easter approaches, we present a selection of articles, poems and daily Easter Week devotionals … Read more

My Easter Prayer & Reflection

Wedding flowers, marriage, relationship

Once again we come to the time of the year when we celebrate and pay honor to our Father for sending his son to die for us. Easter is a time of remembrance, a time of emotion, a time of praise for the gift given to each and every one of us by our Lord … Read more

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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

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