Easter is arriving!!! Childrens get excited about it. In my younger days I used to watch when my neighbor family celebrating Easter with fun and passion. My friends used to colour the eggs, we also go share their works. Aunty used to arrange for treasure hunt for us that we friends enjoy a lot. Those golden days are unforgettable… but when my kids started growing whenever they attend such parties they began to are more intersted in knowing the facts behind us of which I would like to share some informations with you friends..
Resurrection of the Lord, Jesus Christ on Sunday is celebrated as EASTER it falls on the first full moon after the vernal (spring) equinox. Christians believe that Jesus came back to life, or raised from the death, after three days his crucification. Christianism considers that Jesus died to save the world. With his sinless blood shed on the cross, was poured out to justify man and restore man’s fallen position.
Lent: Easter marks the end of Lent, a 6 weeks or 40-day fasting period, repentance, moderation and spiritual discipline in preparation for Easter.
Ash Wednesday: This is held on the first day of Lent, a Wednesday
Good Friday: When Jesus was crucified and sacrifice is remembered by Christians as the day of their Lord suffered for them.
Easter Sunday: Christians celebrate the day of resurrection of Jesus Christ from the death. They celebrate the love that God has shown to them. His great love which made him sends his one and only Son to save sinners.
Easter Eggs and rabbits:
Both eggs and rabbits are considered to be the symbol of rebirth. Both represent fertility and rapid reproduction habit.
Easter Candles – On the eve of Easter Sunday in the churches Candle are lit to welcome the rebirth/resurrection of the Christ.
Easter is celebrated mainly by attending special church services along with others, they share Easter baskets, a family get together with a special Easter meal, treasure hunt for kids.
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