I love the Easter celebration! Not the "Easter bunny" and egg-hunting stuff, nor the different viewss on who first called it Easter or when/why/how; it's the day I celebrate the resurrection of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, HALLELUJAH! He IS RISEN!!!
I love Easter, because I love Spring and all the Easter colors and the "uplifting-ness" of it. I celebrate it, though, not in the way religious people do. Instead, when my kids were little I more "extended out the meaning" to include all the birth and new starts that take place in Spring. I don't happen to believe in the religious "story" associated with Easter.
Absolutely. Great reverence and recognition should be given to the One who made it possible to have the mere opportunity given us to return to the presence of the Father. He offered Himself in the council of heaven, and so He fulfilled that appointment here on Earth.
I am also extremely grateful for what He did during those three days when His body lay in the tomb. It's good to know that even in death He continued His ministry on the other side.
Without the Sacrifice and His ministry among the spirits no "binding" could occur between the generations of man. All would have been lost. The dead would not have had the agency of choice because they would not have been taught.
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