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Category Archives: Easter

Infographic: 9 Facts About Jesus’ Resurrection

By Sean McDowell, PhD, co-author of the newly updated edition of Evidence That Demands a Verdict: Life-Changing Truth for a Skeptical World (Thomas Nelson, 2018) (website) The historical fact of the resurrection is the very foundation for the Christian faith. It is not an optional article of faith—it is the faith! The resurrection of Jesus […]

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He Is Risen! — Resurrection Sunday

Alleluia, Christ is risen; he is risen indeed! Read the Scriptures that tell of Jesus’ stupendous resurrection Browse resources for Easter in the Bible Gateway Store. [Read the Bible Gateway Blog post, Infographic: What Happened During Holy Week Day-By-Day] Learn about the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus with the valuable Bible reference resources you’ll […]

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Passion Week Timeline: Good Friday

Today is Good Friday. Today we remember the agony experienced by Jesus in his death on the cross, crucified by Roman soldiers. As he hung there he uttered “seven last sayings:” “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do” Luke 23:34 “Today shalt thou be with me in paradise” Luke 23:43 “Woman, behold […]

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Passion Week Timeline: Wednesday

We’re in the middle of looking at the biblical day-by-day chronology of events of Passion Week, also known as Holy Week. See the events of Monday and Tuesday. For the Infographic detailing the entire week, see our Holy Week Timeline, which we encourage you to download, print, and share with your church or community. Browse […]

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Easter is On April Fool’s Day But the Resurrection is No Joke

Easter is the celebration of Jesus’ resurrection. But did it really happen? Is the supernatural real? In his new book, The Case for Miracles: A Journalist Investigates Evidence for the Supernatural (Zondervan, 2018), Lee Strobel (@LeeStrobel), with his trademark investigative approach, examines whether New Testament miracles pass for historical facts; if near-death experiences offer a […]

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Prepare for Easter with Free Email Lent Devotionals

Lent is the season in the church calendar that marks 40 days prior to Easter. It begins in 2018 on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14, and ends on Holy Saturday, Mar. 31. The word Lent is an old English word meaning ‘lengthen.’ The event is observed in spring, when the days begin to get longer. Lent […]

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Easter Inspirational Video from the Gospel of John

The season of Easter began Easter Day and lasts 50 days until the Day of Pentecost. Listen to and watch this inspirational video of the Easter account from the Gospel of John: You can read the story of Easter in John 20:1-8 (KJV) (as well as in the other three Gospels). Here’s John’s account: The […]

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Easter Inspirational Video from the Gospel of Mark

The season of Easter began Easter Day and lasts 50 days until the Day of Pentecost. Listen to and watch this inspirational video of the Easter account from the Gospel of Mark: You can read the story of Easter in Mark 16:1-8 (NIV) (as well as in the other three Gospels). Here’s Mark’s account: When […]

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Easter Inspirational Video from the Gospel of Matthew

The season of Easter began Easter Day and lasts 50 days until the Day of Pentecost. Listen to and watch this inspirational video of the Easter account from the Gospel of Matthew: You can read the story of Easter in Matthew 28:1-8 (KJV) (as well as in the other three Gospels). Here’s Matthew’s account: In […]

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Christ is Risen!

Today we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, God’s promised Messiah! Listen to and watch the Easter account from the Gospel of Luke: You can read the story of Easter in Luke 24:1-8 (NIV) (as well as in the other three Gospels). Here’s Luke’s account: On the first day of the week, very early in […]

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