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Questions about Easter
We receive a lot of different questions about Good Friday, Easter (Resurrection Sunday), and the surrounding events with their corresponding traditions. Rather than focusing on any one particular question, we thought it would be more helpful for us to give you the list of our most frequently asked questions related to Easter. Whether or not you choose to celebrate Easter itself, rejoice with us that Jesus died for our sins and was resurrected from the dead, providing for the salvation of all who receive Him by faith.
What is Good Friday / Holy Friday?
What is Easter Sunday?
What are the origins of Easter?
Is Easter a pagan holiday?
Should Christians celebrate Easter?
Who was Ishtar, and is there any connection between Ishtar and Easter?
How is the date for Easter determined?
What is the meaning of Easter? What does Easter mean?
Why do we celebrate Easter?
What is the origin of the Easter bunny and Easter eggs?
Why should I believe in Christ's resurrection?
Why is the resurrection of Christ important?
Was Jesus crucified on a Friday? If so, how did He spend three days in the tomb if He was resurrected on Sunday?
Where was Jesus for the 3 days between His death and resurrection?
Did Jesus go to hell between His death and resurrection?
How can you prove Christ's resurrection?
What are the last seven sayings of Christ and what do they mean?
What is Holy Saturday?
What is the meaning of Lent?
What is Ash Wednesday?
Should Christians celebrate Passover?
What is Palm Sunday?
What is Passion Week?
What is Holy Monday?
What is Holy Tuesday?
What is Spy Wednesday / Holy Wednesday?
What is Maundy Thursday / Holy Thursday?
What is the origin of Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras?
What is Shrove Tuesday?
What is Easter Monday?
What is the Via Dolorosa?
Can the various resurrection accounts from the four Gospels be harmonized?
What is the significance of the triumphal entry?
What is the importance of the empty tomb?
What is Pascha?
What is Tenebrae? What is a Tenebrae service?
What are holy days?
What are Chreasters?
What is an Easter Vigil?
Recommended Resource: The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus by Gary Habermas
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