Road to Resurrection: First Baptist invites guests on journey with Jesus

Avenue Road Baptist Church, 465 Avenue Rd., will stage its Community Easter Egg Hunt with puppets, crafts and more from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday.

The day is celebrated by Christians throughout the world.

READY FOR Easter in Belknap!

The Passion Experience, a series of small performances depicting the Easter miracle, will return to North Fort Myers this week, courtesy of North Shore Alliance Church and a good number of actor volunteers.

Famed author and apologist Lee Strobel recently revealed four reasons why he believes people can have confidence that Jesus truly died and resurrected. Regular weekday service resumes Easter Monday, April 2. If you are finding it hard, here are some collection for you to wish everyone.

In the Bible, it says that three women came in the morning on Easter Sunday to anoint the body. I don't take it for granted and I wish everyone a happy and blessed Easter. And, did we mention the event is FREE?! We rejoice in the fact that through Him and with Him and in Him, we also live today with the life of love that is from God and for an eternity of tomorrows. They greeted him with shouts of 'Hosanna!' which was equal to 'Praise God and his Messiah, we are saved!'

That's according to the annual survey released earlier this month by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics, which found Easter spending is expected to total $18.2 billion this year. Beyond this, what else can we expect from God to convince us of his great love for us? I wish everyone a blessed and a happy day.

"Christians in the camps have different ways of celebrating Easter", reads Ashur's email.

If you would rather come to something reflective, join us this evening (March 30) at 7pm, when we'll be reflecting on the events of the first Good Friday, with attractive images, ambient music and simple readings.

From a Christian perspective, it is believed Easter eggs represent Jesus' resurrection. The only full day He spent behind the stone was Saturday-the Sabbath-the day on which God commanded the people of Israel to rest, just as He had rested after His work in Genesis 2.

Wenceslaus Anthony (Picture by Ashok Kochhar) wrote the above article which appeared in our April 1,2017 Easter Special.

Jesus was then betrayed, arrested, spat at, tried, beaten up by a troop of Roman guards, abused, stripped and finally crucified on the Cross at Calvary. Also, make sure when you go on a date you inform your family and friends about where you are meeting your date so that should anything happen to you, they will have information as to where they should start searching.

Palm Sunday: March 25.

Most churches do have poignant services that involve silence, readings and prayers.

The Christmas and Easter stories, and the story about Jesus' Ascension to Heaven - and all the other stories and teachings about Jesus and the other prophets, indeed Muhammad, PBUH - always have messages beyond the actual events.

  • Joanne Flowers