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What does the BIBLE say about Easter
Resurrection Day, Resurrection Sunday
On this day we celebrate Jesus' resurrection, His defeat of death and sin. He died on a cross at Calvary for us, but He arose on the third day and ascended into Heaven to be at the right hand of the Father.
Therefore being a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him, that of the fruit of his loins, according to the flesh, he would raise up Christ to sit on his throne; He seeing this before spake of the resurrection of Christ, that his soul was not left in hell, neither his flesh did see corruption.
This Jesus hath God raised up, whereof we all are witnesses. Therefore being by the right hand of God exalted, and having received of the Father the promise of the Holy Ghost, he hath shed forth this, which ye now see and hear. Acts 2:30-33
Betty Miller explains The Empty Tomb and Resurrection quite well.
That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation. For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed. For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him. For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. Romans 10:9-13
Origin of the word 'Easter'
Yes, the name is and the rituals, and customs that follows are [pagan]. Jesus' death, and resurrection has nothing to do with this word. -Read further.-
The Word 'Easter' is a Pagan Word
Have you ever wondered where the word "Easter" came from? Or what do colored eggs and bunny rabbits have to do with Easter? read more
Jesus Christ's resurrection has nothing at all to do with the word "Easter." Easter is a pagan holiday that represents sex and fertility.
Is Easter mentioned in Scripture? read more