Christ is risen! Today is Easter, the day of Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the grave. Three days after his execution, he returned from death to offer us freedom from sin and a restored relationship with God. Hear are the four Biblical accounts of Easter morning.
Each year at Easter, we read about the arrest, trial, and execution of Jesus knowing that his resurrection is right around the corner. But what if you didn’t know that the story had a happy ending?
One of the most perplexing things about the Easter story is that Jesus’ own disciples just didn’t get it. Why did the disciples struggle to understand and believe what was happening?
What did the Old Testament prophets have to say about the promised Messiah? If you’re interested in digging deeper into the subject of Messianic prophecy (a very appropriate research topic for Easter Week!), here are some helpful articles drawn from our library of devotionals.
Christians often speak of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ as having been “prophesied” in the Bible. What does this mean?
The week between Palm Sunday and the Resurrection is the most detailed, event-filled sequence in all of the Gospels. Here’s a visual timeline that organizes the people and events of Holy Week.
Easter is almost here! Christians recognize Jesus’ resurrection every day, but once a year the church sets aside Easter for a special celebration of everything that Jesus’ death and resurrection means for us. Tomorrow is Palm Sunday, the first day of Holy Week—the period of time beginning with Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem and ending […]
A cursory reading of the resurrection in Matthew, Mark, Luke and John reveals a few differences in the recorded facts. Do the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ resurrection really match up?
When God gave Moses and Aaron the rules for the Passover, some might have sounded unconventional—for example, the clear prohibition against breaking any bones of the sacrificial lamb. Why did God insist on this?