Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.
Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life.
We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won't need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don't fire cannons to call attention to their shining- they just shine.
And he departed from our sight that we might return to our hearts and find him there. For he left us, and behold, he is here.
We live and die; Christ died and lived!
Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.
Let every man and woman count himself immortal. Let him catch the revelation of Jesus in his resurrection. Let him say not merely, "Christ is risen," but "I shall rise."
The joyful news that He is risen does not change the contemporary world. Still before us lie work, discipline, sacrifice. But the fact of Easter gives us the spiritual power to do the work, accept the discipline, and make the sacrifice.
Here is the amazing thing about Easter; the resurrection Sunday for Christians is this, that Christ in the dying moments on the cross gives us the greatest illustration of forgiveness possible.
See the land, her Easter keeping, Rises as her Maker rose. Seeds, so long in darkness sleeping, Burst at last from winter snows. Earth with heaven above rejoices.
It is the hour to rend thy chains, The blossom time of souls.
For I remember it is Easter morn, And life and love and peace are all new born.
He takes men out of time and makes them feel eternity.
Well pleaseth me the sweet time of Easter. That maketh the leaf and the flower come out.
There is not room for Death, Nor atom that his might could render void: Thou - Thou art Being and Breath, And what Thou art may never be destroyed.
I lied on my Weight Watchers list. I put down that I had 3 eggs... but they were Cadbury chocolate eggs.
Easter is so disappointing. You suffer all the way through lent, and what do you get for it? A ham.
Unfortunately there is nothing more inane than an Easter carol. It is a religious perversion of the activity of Spring in our blood.
It is difficult to say what is impossible, for the dream of yesterday is the hope of today and the reality of tomorrow.
Comedy is the only hope for humanity.
Christ appeared alive on several occasions after the cataclysmic events of that first Easter.
Celestial spirit that doth roll; The heart's sepulchral stone away, Be this our resurrection day, The singing Easter of the soul - O gentle Master of the Wise, Teach us to say: "I will arise."
There would be no Christmas if there was no Easter.
Jesus's resurrection is the beginning of God's new project.
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