What is Easter?

Resurrection by Andrea Mantegna (1431-1506), tempera on wood, 70x92 cm, detail depicting Christ, 1457-1459 Easter comes two days after Good Friday. It is the fulfillment of the prophesied Messiah who was to come. We know the Messiah or Savior as Jesus who resurrected from the dead. Christians commemorate Easter as the most holy day in …

What is the origin of Easter

The Resurrection of Christ, 1700 (oil on canvas) by Noel Coypel (1628-1707) Jesus' resurrection happened over 2,000 years ago. Over 500 Christians saw Jesus personally after he resurrected in bodily form. He walked and talked with people right up to the time he ascended into heaven (1 Corinthians 15:1-11). We as Christians have a very …