Christians celebrate Easter because justice, mercy met at the cross

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Around the world, millions of Christians honored one of their holiest days on Sunday, celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

I love Easter because I love the fact that we still dye Easter eggs - not just because we HAVE to, but because we WANT to.

After the Easter egg hunt, many people stayed for the worship service. In the 19th chapter of the Gospel of John, verse 30, it is written: "So when Jesus had tasted it, He said, 'It is finished!' Then he bowed his head and released his spirit". For kids, it's about prayer, food and making the flawless colourful eggs.

Ayokunle, who gave the assurance yesterday in his Easter message, which was signed by his Special Assistant (Media & Communications), Adebayo Oladeji in Abuja, prayed to God to end economic hardship the way He rolled away the stone from the tomb of Jesus Christ.

Klein said Easter Sunday is a reminder of "how truly blessed we are".

"It's also really nice to see old friends whom I may not seen for a long time", said Mary.

I asked myself the question, "How did Easter come about?"

Tinubu in her Easter message entitled - "A Second Chance", said that it was another chance to set in motion the change that each person would like to see, and build the nation. "Good Friday and Easter mean more than Christmas being a core tenant of our faith", he said.

"Thus, I wish all the people of Lagos Central Senatorial District, Lagos State and Nigeria as a whole Happy Easter and a joyous celebration".

"He has been raised from the dead, just as He said it would happen."

The culmination of Holy Week brings out not just regularly attending parishioners, but often their entire families - even some who are wavering or have lapsed in their faith.

Following Easter Sunday, the season of Easter begins and lasts for seven weeks, ending with Pentecost, Ascension Day.

This Easter, let the promises and evidence of Jesus' resurrection give you security in his identity as the Savior and confidence in his ability to prepare you for eternity.

Chad: Why do so many people, even people who don't regularly go to church go on this day?

"When you look at all the suffering and illness in the world, Easter represents hope in the resurrection of Jesus".

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