While there is an interwinement and interchangeable use  of easter in the church, it is not small talk, but there is difference between the resurrection of Jesus and easter. I do not attempt to make a mountain out of molehill, but it is very is necessary topic to be expressed. Chickens surely lay eggs, but do bunnies also lay eggs now? Bunny rabbits do not lay any eggs at all and never have, perhaps biology 01 class ? However the easter egg represents fertility, thus comes the idea of the bunny rabbit. Not only that, but the playboy symbol is also  a bunny, and  it is same the assimilation and correlation associated amongst the magnitude whereby its addressed. In fact the word Easter is only mentioned one time in the scripture in Acts 12:4KJV, and was not celebrated by the church. The festival actually takes some root  pagan ideologies  tracing to Eostre, Ishtar. You may refer last year’s blog regarding Easter.

The commercialism of Easter Today

Easter outfits were taken out several weeks in advanced, with matching color dresses for the girls  and matching suits for the boys.  The aim to make an entrance was certain. I realized there was the post listed of a church giving out $500 to the best hat wearer. God’s house  is  geared to praying; it was never intended to be  a fashion competition show? It is surely is the most packed day of year at church, and people have forgotten or neglected have cleaved to easter. The aisles were packed with easter baskets and candy, and one young man said his grandmother used to do for easter, so that is what he is going to continue it doing for his kids. Through the commercialism, distinctions, and our studies in the word of God, we understand easter’s pagan roots. It is  disassociated from what we should  do, visit last years blog on easter for more discovery on its root. When things have been explained, it is that much more a choice . Walking as children of light.   We aim to draw our hearts closer to Christ.  Being caught up in the midst is not something we want to do.  In the midst of chaos and delusion in the world, the church has become susceptible easter pagan and other commercialism aspects. Sinners have to be able to see Christ in the lives of saints because that is what draws them the light of Christ, and we are  to walk in truth as best we know how at all times, most of all because God sees us and knows. Fruits are important.

The resurrection is not particularly geared to just remembering Christ only once  each year, though some people may perhaps go once a year to a random church, and may not  know what is going on, neither remember the sermon. Some may even choose to  keep a bible on the back window of the car until next year which has become a dusty bible? That is the way lives can be with out Christ, dusty.  That is certainly not everyone but the easter antic of show off time is off and over .

Truth in Jesus Christ

We need to think. What is the resurrection of Christ about? Thus it is written, and thus it behooved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day: It is an everlasting love sacrifice in so much that the Father would give his Son that we could have life eternally and not perish.  John 3:16KJV  For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son. Jesus Christ is the Son  who shed his precious, innocent, blood for you and I. Importance of his blood. Hebews 9:22KJV references Without the shedding of his blood is no remission of sin. It is important, not only that but He rose from the dead.  Christ redeems us back to the Father. We have a free gift choice to accept eternal life or eternal separation/lake of fire (death and hell were cast into the lake of fire).

Understand something important about the free gift of life through Jesus Christ. Salvation is free it , but it was certainly not cheap. Isaiah 53:5KJV But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon Matthew 27:28-31 KJV And they stripped him, and put on him a scarlet robe.And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand: and they bowed the knee before him, and mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews!And they spit upon him, and took the reed, and smote him on the head.And after that they had mocked him, they took the robe off from him, and put his own raiment on him, and led him away to crucify him. In the midst of  they were doing, Jesus was praying to his Father saying forgive them; for they know not what they do.Thereafter,. Matthew 28:6 He is risen. Luke 23 also provides reference of how Christ is crucified, Luke 24KJV  provides details on the resurrection .

1 Corinthians 11 :23KJV spoke on the  remembrance of Christ as I read in  my devotions. We should know and discern his body went through great suffering and his blood there at Calvary as he hung on the cross. What a sacrifice. Knowing that we are  to crcuify, die daily to things of this world .

There  are many things we may  see in daily life, yet 1 Corinthians 15:57 KJV But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.