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"To a Christian, Easter Sunday means everything, when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ." - Bernhard Langer

"The primary metaphor for the Easter season is the church as the resurrected people living a resurrected spirituality. Because of Easter we are in union with Christ and are called to live in our baptismal identity in his resurrection. This essential theme of Easter cannot be communicated in a day. It takes a season." - Robert E. Webber

"I like Easter. But let's remember that Christ's resurrection is not truer at Easter than at any other time of the year." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"There would be no Christmas if there had not been Easter. The babe Jesus of Bethlehem would be but another baby without the redeeming Christ of Gethsemane and Calvary, and the triumphant fact of the Resurrection." - Gordon B Hinckley

"Easter may seem boring to children, and it is blessedly unencumbered by the silly fun that plagues Christmas. Yet it contains the one thing needful for every human life: the good news of Resurrection." - Frederica Mathewesgreen

"Jesus Christ's claim of divinity is the most serious claim anyone ever made. Everything about Christianity hinges on His carnation, crucifixion, and resurrection. That's what Christmas, Good Friday, and Easter are all about." - Luis Palau

"For many people, the big feast of the year is Christmas, but for Christians, the truly great feast is Easter. Without Easter, without the Resurrection, we would not have the gift of salvation. Jesus had to rise from the dead or else he would have just been another failed Messiah and his birth would be a forgotten footnote of history." - Robert Barron

"I accept the resurrection of Easter Sunday not as an invention of the community of disciples, but as a historical event." - Pinchas Lapide

"During my life I have heard many sermons on the Resurrection. I can recite the events of that first Easter Sunday. I have marked in my scriptures passages regarding the Resurrection." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"I was over in Australia during Easter, which was really interesting. You know, they celebrate Easter the exact same way we do, commemorating the death and resurrection of Jesus by telling our children that a giant bunny rabbit ... left chocolate eggs in the night. Now ... I wonder why we're f-ked up as a race. I've read the Bible. I can't find the word "bunny" or "chocolate" anywhere in the f-king book." - Bill Hicks

"I am the resurrection, and the life." - Bible

"Christmas and Easter are attitudinal bookends for an enlightened world view. With an enlightened view of Christmas, we understand that it is within our power through God to give birth to a divine self. With an enlightened view of Easter, we understand that this self is the power of the universe before which death itself has no real power. Resurrection is the symbol of joy, it is the great 'ah-ha!' The acceptance of the resurrection is the realization of the fact that we need wait no longer to see ourselves as healed and whole." - Marianne Williamson

"I accept the resurrection of Easter Sunday not as an invention of the community of disciples, but as a historical event. If the resurrection of Jesus from the dead on that Easter Sunday were a public event which had been made known...not only to the 530 Jewish witnesses but to the entire population, all Jews would have become followers of Jesus." - Pinchas Lapide

"The resurrection completes the inauguration of God's kingdom. . . . It is the decisive event demonstrating thet God's kingdom really has been launched on earth as it is in heaven." "The message of Easter is that God's new world has been unveiled in Jesus Christ and that you're now invited to belong to it." - N T Wright

"I went to church every Sunday...I understood Christmas and what Easter was about. I understood the persecution of Christ, the crucifixion of Christ, the Resurrection of Christ. I understood all that but I have to say that beyond that...for me, my knowledge after that was quite vague." - Juan Pablo Di Pace

"The Jews spend at Easter." - George Herbert

"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." - T D Jakes

"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."" - Richard Le Gallienne

"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." - Richard Le Gallienne

"Anyone can be sentimental about the nativity; any fool can feel like a Christian at Christmas. But Easter is the main event; if you don't believe in the resurrection, you're not a believer." "If you don't believe in Easter," Owen Meany said. "Don't kid yourself-Don't call yourself a Christian." - John Irving

"Anyone can be sentimental about the nativity; any fool can feel like a Christian at Christmas. But Easter is the main event; if you do' believe in the resurrection, you're not a believer." "If you do' believe in Easter," Owen Meany said. "Do' kid yourself-Do' call yourself a Christian." - John Irving

"...left to ourselves we lapse into a kind of collusion with entrophy, acquiescing in the general belief that things may be getting worse but that there's nothing much we can do about them. And we are wrong. Our task in the present...is to live as resurrection people in between Easter and the final day, with our Christian life, corporate and individual, in both worship and mission, as a sign of the first and a foretaste of the second." - N T Wright

"What happened on that day (of Easter) became, was and remained the centre around which everything else moves. For everything lasts its time, but the love of God - which was at work and was expressed in the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead - lasts forever. Because this event took place, there is no reason to despair, and even when we read the newspaper with all its confusing and frightening news, there is every reason to hope." - Karl Barth

"The past is dead, and has no resurrection." - Henry Kirke White

"The resurrection confronts our world with wonder, mystery, and miracles." - Rob Bell

"If the Resurrection is resurrection from the dead, all hope and freedom are in spite of death." - Paul Ricoeur

"Christ is risen! There is life, therefore, after death! His resurrection is the symbol and pledge of universal resurrection!" - Henry Ward Beecher

"'Twas Easter-Sunday. The full-blossomed trees Filled all the air with fragrance and with joy." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Twas Easter-Sunday. The full-blossomed trees Filled all the air with fragrance and with joy." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Sherrill On Easter Day the veil between time and eternity thins to gossamer." - Douglas Horton

"Easter was when they nailed Him to the cross. And He never said a mumbling word." - Thomas Jefferson

"Easter is the demonstration of God that life is essentially spiritual and timeless." - Charles M. Crowe

"On Easter Day the veil between time and eternity thins to gossamer." - Douglas Horton

"Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song." - Pope John Paul Ii

"I use to believe in Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, and Tom Cruise too." - Barbara Bretton

"The death, and the burial, and the resurrection of Jesus happened over three days. Friday was the day of suffering and pain and agony. Saturday was the day of doubt and confusion and misery. But Easter, that Sunday, was the day of hope and joy and victory. You will face these three days over and over and over in your lifetime. And when you do, you'll find yourself asking, as I did, three fundamental questions: Number one, what do I do in my days of pain? Two, how do I get through my days of doubt and confusion? Three, how do I get to the days of joy and victory? The answer is Easter." - Rick Warren

"Faith in the resurrection of Jesus says that there is a future for every human being; the cry for unending life which is a part of the person is indeed answered... God exists: that is the real message of Easter. Anyone who even begins to grasp what this means also knows what it means to be redeemed." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"Well pleaseth me the sweet time of Easter. That maketh the leaf and the flower come out." - Bertran de Born

"Well pleaseth me the sweet time of Easter That maketh the leaf and the flower come out." - Bertran de Born

"They have Easter egg hunts in Philadelphia, and if the kids don't find the eggs, they get booed." - Bob Uecker

"I read the Scriptures at the American Cathedral on Christmas and Easter; that's it. It's a task I love." - Olivia De Havilland

"Here's the problem with Easter. The Catholic Church needs to pick a date because it keeps moving. And I think the reason they always have Easter moving to different dates is to catch us." - Denis Leary

"My favorite Catholic holiday is Easter. For those of you that don't know, Easter is the day we celebrate Jesus rising from the grave and coming back to Earth as a rabbit that hides colored eggs." - Adam Ferrara

"Easter is so disappointing. You suffer all the way through lent, and what do you get for it? A ham." - Garrison Keillor

"Philadelphia fans would boo funerals, an Easter egg hunt, a parade of armless war vets and the Liberty Bell." - Bo Belinsky

"Obedience is the burial of the will and the resurrection of humility." - John Climacus

"Women are the first witnesses to the resurrection and pillars of the early church." - John Ortberg

"Politics can be the graveyard of the poet. And only poetry can be his resurrection." - Langston Hughes

"At the heart of Christian faith is the story of Jesus death and resurrection." - John Ortberg

"At the heart of Christian faith is the story of Jesus' death and resurrection." - John Ortberg

"New Rule: Someone must x-ray my stomach to see if the Peeps I ate on Easter are still in there, intact and completely undigested. And I'm not talking about this past Easter. I'm talking about the last time I celebrated Easter, in 1962." - Bill Maher

"All our losses and sufferings will be made up to us in the resurrection." - Bruce R. McConkie

"The birth, death, and resurrection of Jesus means that one day everything sad will come untrue...." - J R R Tolkien

"The resurrection of Jesus is rooted in history, grounded in scripture and confirmed in experience." - Nicky Gumbel

"I believe in the redemptive death and resurrection of Jesus Christ." - Barack Obama

"Without the resurrection, the cross is meaningless." - Billy Graham

"It is love that believes the resurrection." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"Cancel my subscription to the resurrection." - Jim Morrison

"The rabbit of Easter. He bring of the chocolate." - David Sedaris

"Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life." - S. D Gordon

"Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life." - S.D. Gordon

"In your Easter bonnet, with all the frills upon it, you'll be the grandest lady in the Easter parade." - Irving Berlin

"What did the last Easter Islander say as he chopped down the last tree? The Easter Islanders didnt have anthropologists." - Jared Diamond

"Let the resurrection joy lift us from loneliness and weakness and despair to strength and beauty and happiness." - Floyd W. Tomkins

"Passover and Easter are the only Jewish and Christian holidays that move in sync, like the ice skating pairs we saw during the winter Olympics." - Marvin Olasky

"'Rapa Nui' is about the conflict in the 1600s on Easter Island. It's about the clash of the royal clan and the working class." - Jason Scott Lee

"Death to the Christian is the funeral of all his sorrows and evils, and the resurrection, of all his joys." - John Aughey

"This is the Easter message, that awakening is possible, to the goodness of God, the sacredness of human life, the sisterhood and brotherhood of all." - Anne Lamott

"The Resurrection is the eucatastrophe of the story of the Incarnation - This story begins and ends in joy." - J R R Tolkien

"The resurrection and the judgement will demonstrate before all worlds who won and who lost. We can wait!" - David Berg

"The resurrection gives my life meaning and direction and the opportunity to start over no matter what my circumstances." - Robert Flatt

"Easter is all about remembering the importance of change, responsibility, and doing the right thing for the good of our children." - David Cameron

"In the New Testament outside the Gospels and the beginning of Acts, again and again, the fact of Jesus' resurrection is closely linked to our own ultimate resurrection, which isn't life after death - it's life after life after death." - N T Wright

"The Crucifixion, Atonement, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ mark the beginning of a Christian Life, not the end of it." - Jeffrey R. Holland

"The task of the Church after Jesus' resurrection and ascension was to proclaim the forgiveness of sins to all nations." - Charles Stanley

"Take with you the joy of Easter to the home, and make that home bright with more unselfish love, more hearty service..." - John Ellerton

"I still believe in Santa, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy and true love. Don't even try to tell me different." - Dolly Parton

"I know of no place where the wind can be as icy and the damp so penetrating as in Oxford round about Easter time." - Vera Brittain

"Easter celebrations are evidence of the increased benign influence of the Russian Orthodox Church and other traditional churches in our country on society." - Vladimir Putin

"Mornings are mysteries; the first world's youth, Man's resurrection, and the future's bud Shroud in their births." - Henry Vaughan

"Mornings are mysteries; the first world's youth, Man's resurrection, and the future's bud Shroud in their births." - Henry Vaughan

"The primary source of the appeal of Christianity was Jesus - His incarnation, His life, His crucifixion, and His resurrection." - Kenneth Scott Latourette

"There are resurrection themes in every society that has ever been studied, and it is because not just only do we fantasize about the possibility of resurrection and recovery, but it actually happens. And it happens a lot." - Sherwin B Nuland

"Happy Easter everyone! Jesus dies, comes back from the dead - and we get chocolate eggs. It's like turn-down service from God." - Denis Leary

"The message of Easter is that God's new world has been unveiled in Jesus Christ and that you're now invited to belong to it." - N T Wright

"Most people outside of America won't get it. It's the Easter bunny. It's another lie and I don't understand why we had to invent this character." - Todd Rundgren

"God's kingdom is launched through Jesus and particularly through his death and resurrection; but, by the Spirit, this kingdom is not an escape from the present world but rather its transformation, already in the present (starting with Jesus' resurrection) and in the ultimate future (the new heaven and earth including our own resurrection)." - N T Wright

"We understand and acknowledge that the Resurrection has placed a glorious crown upon all of Christ's sufferings!" - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Stars of earth, these golden flowers; emblems of our own great resurrection; emblems of the bright and better land." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Man is born dead and he remains dead till he attains wisdom! Wisdom is the only resurrection man can obtain!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Never did Christ utter a single word attesting to a personal resurrection and a life beyond the grave." - Leo Tolstoy

"If the resurrection of Jesus cannot be believed except by assenting to the fantastic descriptions included in the Gospels, then Christianity is doomed. For that view of resurrection is not believable, and if that is all there is, then Christianity, which depends upon the truth and authenticity of Jesus' resurrection, also is not believable." - John Shelby Spong

"The literal resurrection of every soul who has lived and died on earth is a certainty, and surely one should make careful preparation for this event. A glorious resurrection should be the goal of every man and woman, for resurrection will be a reality." - Ezra Taft Benson

"So with Easter. It was fun, as a child, to bound down the stairs to find seasonal sweet-treats under each plate, but again, with the passing of time, and the shadow of death over our broken family circle, I've seen Easter as highest necessity. If hope is to flourish, it had better be true." - Gerhard E Frost

"God expects from men something more than at such times, and that it were much to be wished for the credit of their religion as well as the satisfaction of their conscience that their Easter devotions would in some measure come up to their Easter dress." - Robert South

"Salvation is the root-the resurrection is the fruit." - T D Jakes

"The spring is a lively emblem of the Resurrection." - Anne Bradstreet

"Resurrection is a belief and hope in restoring this world." - Rob Bell

"The message of Easter is not that Jesus is alive, it is so much more. The message of Easter is that Jesus has risen!" - Colin S. Smith

"Poetry is not truth, it is the resurrection of presences." - Octavio Paz

"It is the resurrection that makes Good Friday good." - Ravi Zacharias

"Jesus's resurrection is the beginning of God's new project." - N T Wright

"The resurrection is God's way of getting our attention." - Peter J. Gomes

"The goal of human life is not death but resurrection." - Karl Barth

"Jackie considered his resurrection, the world's best return performance." - Audrey Meadows

"The Scriptures bear ample and continuous evidence that the faith of the resurrection of the body lies in the faith that Jesus Christ died and rose again." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"The relationship between the obedience of Gods people and the triumph of Gods cause is not a relationship of cause and effect but one of cross and resurrection." - John Howard Yoder

"Never be afraid to bring the transcendent mysteries of our faith, Christ's life and death and resurrection, to the help of the humblest and commonest of human wants." - Phillips Brooks

"At the resurrection, there will be the return of spirits to their bodies, the revivification of the bodies, and the remaking of the bodies." - Said Nursi

"The tricks of magic follow the archetypes of narrative fiction - there are tales of creation and loss, death and resurrection, and obstacles that must be overcome." - Marco Tempest

"The tricks of magic follow the archetypes of narrative fiction - there are tales of creation and loss, death and resurrection, and obstacles that must be overcome." - Marco Tempest

"The Jewes spend at Easter, the Moors at marriages, the Christians in sutes." - George Herbert

"As for me, my charter is Jesus Christ, the inviolable charter is His cross and His death and resurrection, and faith through Him." - Ignatius Of Antioch

"The resurrection blasts apart the finality of death, providing an alternative to the stifling, settling dust of death and opens the way to new life." - Billy Graham

"If America is ever going to be saved, it will be through a church flowing both in the message of the cross and the miracle of the resurrection." - Rod Parsley

"Jesus on the Cross feels the whole weight of the evil, and with the force of God's love he conquers it, he defeats it with his resurrection." - Pope Francis

"But the great moment was over - here in Orizaba it was like Galilee between the Crucifixion and the Resurrection - all the enthusiasm had been spent." - Graham Greene

"To speak of sin without grace is to minimize the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the fruit of the Spirit, and the hope of shalom." - Cornelius Plantinga

"The apathy of the people is enough to make every statue leap from its pedestal and hasten the resurrection of the dead." - William Lloyd Garrison

"'A.D.' will focus on life after the crucifixion and the dangers that the disciples faced in the aftermath of Jesus' resurrection." - Roma Downey

"Here's the simplest answer: Within weeks, the disciples proclaimed the resurrection of Jesus Christ, that He had been bodily raised from the dead and appeared to them." - Josh Mcdowell

"When we die, our spirits go to the spirit world, and our bodies return to the elements of the earth until the resurrection." - John Bytheway

"So live in the light of the resurrection and renewal of this world, and of yourself, in a glorious, never-ending, joyful dance of grace." - Timothy Keller

"O Charidas, what of the under world?" "Great darkness." "And what of the resurrection?" "A lie." "And Pluto?" "A fable; we perish utterly." - Callimachus

"The Christian "doctrines" are translations into our concepts and ideas of that which God has already expressed in language more adequate, namely the actual incarnation, crucifixion, and resurrection" - C S Lewis

"O Charidas, what of the under world? Great darkness. And what of the resurrection? A lie. And Pluto? A fable; we perish utterly." - Callimachus

"The story of Easter is the story of God's wonderful window of divine surprise." - Carl Knudsen

"Easter is not limited to the passion and death of Christ; it also includes the dismal tragedy of life unlived by the many, and all the loss of passion and truth that goes with it." - Michael Leunig

"Owe money at Easter and Lent will seem short to thee." - James Howell

"If it's easter than east and wester than west, it must be north." - Jessica Day George

"Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life." - Janine Di Giovanni

"The Legionaries have been called by God to sound the trumpet for the resurrection of Romania after centuries of darkness and oppression." - Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

"First need in the reform of hospital management? That's easy! The death of all dietitians, and the resurrection of a French chef." - Martin H Fischer

"The resurrection of Jesus Christ was necessary to establish the truth of his mission and put the stamp of all-conquering power on his gospel." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"By His life, death, and resurrection, our Savior has conquered our enemies, and by His Spirit He has granted us to share in the victory." - R C Sproul

"And let it direct your passion with reason, that your passion may livethrough its own daily resurrection, and like the phoenix rise above its own ashes." - Khalil Gibran

"We cannot give up in the face of evil. God is Love and he has defeated evil through Christ's death and resurrection." - Pope Francis

"And with childlike credulous affection We behold their tender buds expand; Emblems of our own great resurrection, Emblems of the bright and better land." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"We cannot give up in the face of evil. God is Love and he has defeated evil through Christ's death and resurrection." - Pope Francis

"Easter is always the answer to "My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me!"" - Madeleine L'Engle

"So this chocolate princess. Her knight in shining armor is the Easter Bunny." - Rachel Cohn

"The Easter Bunny is a major reason for heroin addiction in America." - John Waters

"Easter is about Jesus: the Jesus who announced God's saving, sovereign kingdom..." - N T Wright

"I said, 'The nice thing about Alzheimer's is you get to hide your own Easter eggs.'" - John Mccain

"He's the only man I know of who can hide his own easter eggs." - Bobby Heenan

"Easter is about Jesus: the Jesus who announced God's saving, sovereign kingdom..." - N T Wright

"Christ appeared alive on several occasions after the cataclysmic events of that first Easter." - Josh Mcdowell

"I think of the garden after the rain; And hope to my heart comes singing, At morn the cherry-blooms will be white, And the Easter bells be ringing!" - Edna Dean Proctor

"Let us consider this settled, that no one has made progress in the school of Christ who does not joyfully await the day of death and final resurrection." - John Calvin

"Christ's resurrection is the ground-work of our hope. And the new birth is our title or evidence of our interest in it." - John Flavel



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