Life is wasted if we do not grasp the glory of the cross, cherish it for the treasure that it is, and cleave to it as the highest price of every pleasure and the deepest comfort in every pain. What was once foolishness to us—a crucified God—must become our wisdom and our power and our only boast in this world.— John Piper
Captivate Christian Easter quotations
To be a christian means to forgive the inexcusable because god has forgiven the inexcusable in you.
Christ has not only spoken to us by his life but has also spoken for us by his death.
Before we can begin to see the cross as something done for us, we have to see it as something done by us.
An impatient Christian is out of step with God.
To a Christian, Easter Sunday means everything, when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
'Twas Easter-Sunday. The full-blossomed trees Filled all the air with fragrance and with joy.
Passover and Easter are the only Jewish and Christian holidays that move in sync, like the ice skating pairs we saw during the winter Olympics.
I am a Muslim and and a Hindu, and a Christian and a Jew, and so are, all of you.
A dead Christ I must do everything for; a living Christ does everything for me.
The simple fact that the Christian fellowship, founded on belief in Jesus' resurrection, came into existence and flourished in the very city where he was executed and buried is powerful evidence for the historicity of the empty tomb.
Our old history ends with the Cross; our new history begins with the resurrection.
Before becoming a Muslim, a Hindu, a Sikh or a Christian. Lets become a human first.
It is to the Cross that the Christian is challenged to follow his Master: no path of redemption can make a detour around it.
The great gift of Easter is hope - Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake.
For I remember it is Easter morn, And life and love and peace are all new born.
If you don't want your tax dollars to help the poor, then stop saying you want a country based on Christian values, because you don't
Well pleaseth me the sweet time of Easter. That maketh the leaf and the flower come out.
But from this earth, this grave, this dust, My God shall raise me up, I trust.
Jesus is God spelling Himself out in language that men can understand.
All heaven is interested in the cross of Christ, all hell terribly afraid of it, while men are the only beings who more or less ignore its meaning.
So I'll cherish the old rugged cross, Till my trophies at last I lay down;
I will cling to the old rugged cross, And exchange it some day for a crown.
Christ the Lord is risen. Our joy that hath no end.
You'll wake up on Easter morning, And you'll know that he was there, When you find those choc'late bunnies, That he's hiding ev'rywhere.
Jesus Christ's claim of divinity is the most serious claim anyone ever made.
Everything about Christianity hinges on His carnation, crucifixion, and resurrection. That's what Christmas, Good Friday, and Easter are all about.
Anyone can be sentimental about the nativity;
any fool can feel like a Christian at Christmas. But Easter is the main event; if you don’t believe in the resurrection, you’re not a believer." “If you don’t believe in Easter,” Owen Meany said. “Don’t kid yourself—Don’t call yourself a Christian.
On Easter or Christmas Day, my mother might drag me to church, just as she dragged me to the Buddhist temple, the Chinese New Year celebration, the Shinto shrine, and ancient Hawaiian burial sites.
Our identity as Christians is strengthened as we stand in the lengthening shadows of saints down through the centuries, who have always answered back in antiphonal voice: 'He is risen, indeed!'
And all that is therein; Invisible and visible, Their notes let all things blend, For Christ the Lord is risen. Our joy that hath no end.
Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life.
The best proof that Christ has risen is that he is still alive.
And for the immense majority of our contemporaries, the only way of seeing him alive is for us Christians to love one another.
And he departed from our sight that we might return to our hearts and find him there. For he left us, and behold, he is here.
On what does the Christian argument for Immortality really rest? It stands upon the pedestal on which the theologian rests the whole of historical Christianity-the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.
He takes men out of time and makes them feel eternity.
...centre of the centre, the real heart of Christianity as it has been until now.
Jesus's resurrection is the beginning of God's new project.
Hear the bells ringing they're singing "Christ is risen from the dead!" The angel up on the tombstone said, He is risen just as he said!
Sherrill On Easter Day the veil between time and eternity thins to gossamer.
Christ is risen from the dead!
During the first 13 centuries after the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem, no one thought of setting up a creche to celebrate Christmas. The pre-eminent Christian holiday was Easter, not Christmas.