Jesus's resurrection is the beginning of God's new project not to snatch people away from earth to heaven but to colonize earth with the life of heaven. That, after all, is what the Lord's Prayer is about.— N. T. Wright
Fantastic Easter Sunday quotations
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.
Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life.
I accept the resurrection of Easter Sunday not as an invention of the community of disciples, but as a historical event. If the resurrection of Jesus from the dead on that Easter Sunday were a public event which had been made known...not only to the 530 Jewish witnesses but to the entire population, all Jews would have become followers of Jesus.
Earth's saddest day and gladdest day were just three days apart!
Easter was when Hope in person surprised the whole world by coming forward from the future into the present.
I accept the resurrection of Easter Sunday not as an invention of the community of disciples, but as a historical event.
And it is always Easter Sunday at the New York City Ballet.
It is always coming back to life. Not even coming back to life - it lives in the constant present.
We live and die; Christ died and lived!
To be sure, it was not Easter Sunday but Holy Saturday, but, the more I reflect on it, the more this seems to be fitting for the nature of our human life: we are still awaiting Easter; we are not yet standing in the full light but walking toward it full of trust.
your faith and hope are in god.
It happens to all of us, I concluded that Easter Sunday morning.
God simply keeps reaching down into the dirt of humanity and resurrecting us from the graves we dig for ourselves through our violence, our lies, our selfishness, our arrogance, and our addictions. And God keeps loving us back to life over and over.
Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life.
Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.
Jesus's resurrection is the beginning of God's new project.
Sherrill On Easter Day the veil between time and eternity thins to gossamer.
Jesus Christ our Lord surrendered in order that He might win;
He destroyed His enemies by dying for them and conquered death by allowing death to conquer Him.
Let every man and woman count himself immortal.
Let him catch the revelation of Jesus in his resurrection. Let him say not merely, "Christ is risen," but "I shall rise."
And now brothers, I will ask you a terrible question, and God knows I ask it also of myself. Is the truth beyond all truths, beyond the stars, just this: that to live without him is the real death, that to die with him the only life?
There are ... other business societies - England, Holland, Belgium and France, for instance. But ours [the United States] is the only culture now extant in which business so completely dominates the national scene that sports, crime, sex, death, philanthropy and Easter Sunday are money-making propositions.
I went to church every Sunday...I understood Christmas and what Easter was about. I understood the persecution of Christ, the crucifixion of Christ, the Resurrection of Christ. I understood all that but I have to say that beyond that...for me, my knowledge after that was quite vague.
Drinking goes with everything, there's always an excuse to drink.
We sell beer and liquor 24/7/365 everywhere, you can buy a 5th of vodka at 3am on Easter Sunday if you want.
The atheists traditionally hold their conventions from Good Friday to Easter Sunday during the hours Christ spent in the grave.
I bet any Sunday could be made as popular at church as Easter is if you made 'em fashion shows too. The audience is so busy looking at each other that the preacher just as well recite Gunga Din.
Hollywood is the only place on earth that has more vampires, more undead, more resurrections than a month of Easter Sundays.
Thanksgiving dinner's sad and thankless.
Christmas dinner's dark and blue. When you stop and try to see it From the turkey's point of view. Sunday dinner isn't sunny. Easter feasts are just bad luck. When you see it from the viewpoint of a chicken or a duck. Oh how I once loved tuna salad Pork and lobsters, lamb chops too Till I stopped and looked at dinner From the dinner's point of view.