One of the symbols of Easter is the rabbit. This animal became a symbol because in ancient times, in the northern hemisphere, the celebration was precisely in the late winter and early spring, when the animals appeared in the fields with their cubs; it was the epoch of fertility.
The expression “Happy Easter!” is a traditional way of congratulating Christmas, the birth of Jesus Christ. Next you will find some fantastic images and cards containing the previously mentioned expression.
According to Scripture, God has given Christians “a new birth through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.” Christians, through faith in the power of God are spiritually resurrected with Jesus.
The early Christians, who were Jews, celebrated Easter at the same time they celebrated Passover. After 325 AD these celebrations were separated removing Hebrew element out of it.
The term Easter refers mainly to the feast of Resurrection, which is sometimes called Easter. This term is also used to refer to three other Christian celebrations: Christmas (December 25), Epiphany or Adoration of the Magi ( January 6) and Pentecost, the coming of the Holy Spirit (fifty days after the Resurrection).
Easter is always celebrated between March 22 and April 25. This religious event is celebrated in several countries and each has a different name. For example: the Portuguese call it Páscoa, the Italians call it Pasqua, and the French call it Pâques.
The “Easter Sunday” is a moveable feast; the day varies each year and is not fixed in relation to the civil calendar. It takes place after the first full moon at the beginning of spring in the northern hemisphere moon.
Easter is part of Holy Week and is the day in which the crucifixion of Jesus is celebrated. “Good Friday” and the “Easter Sunday” are also days to celebrate with your family and friends.
Easter is the most important celebration of the Christian Church. That day the Resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his crucifixion is celebrated, according to the canonical gospels.
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