Happy Easter “Resurrection Day”

Happy Easter “Resurrection Day” – From my family to your family, Happy Easter “Resurrection Day”. Some call it “Resurrection Sunday”. Remember today is not about the Easter Bunny or Easter Eggs.

Happy Easter “Resurrection Day”

Remember every single day is Easter for the Christian, we serve a risen savior!

It is Resurrection Day. The day where Jesus Christ arose from the grave and conquered death. He also paid the debt for our sins. He was crucified & died on an old wooden cross just three days ago on Good Friday. Then he arose from the dead. This day is known as Resurrection Day, some call it Easter Day.

Happy Easter “Resurrection Day” - From my family to your family, Happy Easter “Resurrection Day”. Some call it “Resurrection Sunday”. Remember today is not about the Easter Bunny or Easter Eggs. Today is a Holy Day. It is Resurrection Day. The day where Jesus Christ arose from the grave and conquered death. He also paid the debt for our sins. He was crucified & died on an old wooden cross just three days ago on Good Friday. Then he arose from the dead. This day is known as Resurrection Day, some call it Easter Day. #Easter
Happy Easter Resurrection Day | Rejoice for He is Risen!

It is not about the Easter Bunny or even Easter Eggs or Easter Baskets, it is all about our Risen Savior, Jesus Christ!

This is one the days when the most people attend church. (Christmas being the other day)

A festive and celebratory day for Christians, Easter Sunday is a time for sharing the good news of Jesus’ resurrection. His body is discovered missing from the tomb, and Jesus appears to his followers again showing proof that He is alive.

Other names for Easter include Resurrection Sunday, Pascha (in Eastern Christianity), Resurrection Day, and Easter Sunday.


Typically, Easter Sunday is one of the most well-attended Sunday services for Christians. It also is a day to spend with family, and many families share large meals to mark the end of the Lenten season. Old saying CEO Christians ( Christmas / Easter only).

In the youth group at Piedmont Baptist in Dandridge, TN, in 2015, the pastor’s wife (Amy Neal) asked the middle school youth of Piedmont Baptist, what Easter meant to them. A lot of them said Family and Food. I even heard one say Freedom. I said Forgiveness. So where are some F’s of Easter.

5 F’s of Easter

  1. Family
  2. Food
  3. Freedom
  4. Forgiveness
  5. Good Friday

During Easter, we usually celebrate with family and good food, but Easter also gave us freedom and forgiveness from sin.

The tomb in which Jesus was buried was sealed with the Roman Seal. Anyone who broke it was put to death. Plus it was guarded by Roman Soldiers. The Jewish Religious Leaders didn’t want the body of Christ to be stolen because of what Christ was telling them He would arise 3 days later. They wanted to make sure to try to prove that he wasn’t the Messiah. But, we all know what happened 3 days later!

Mary & Other Women

Mary and other women went to go to the tomb of Jesus to anoint Him. As they got there they noticed the stone was rolled away and his body not there. There was even a great earthquake and an angel came to them and said why do you seek the living among the dead. The guards even were shaking with fear. It says they became like dead men. This shows that we serve a risen Savior. Then the women remembered the words of Christ that He would arise 3 days later. These women were Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the other women with them. On their journey to tell the disciples Jesus met the ladies and showed himself to them. They went and told Peter, but Peter didn’t believe the ladies. He actually ran to the tomb to see for himself.

Even the guards went back to the chief priest and religious leaders with reports of what just occurred. The chief priest bribed the guards to lie and say the disciples stole his body.

Road to Emmaus

Meanwhile, two men, were traveling down the road to Emmaus. Jesus started to walk and talk with these two men. These two men didn’t know it was Jesus walking with them. These two men were talking about the death of Jesus as it was. As the two disciples drew near to the town, they asked Jesus, mind you they didn’t know it was Him, to stay with them for night was drawing near. When Jesus broke bread at the table, all of the disciples were together at this time, that they knew who he was. Their eyes opened to who He was. Just like the lost they were once blind, but once they see Jesus they now can see. The disciples thought he was a spirit, they were frightened.

Disciples seeing spirits?

This was not the first time the disciples thought he was a spirit. He showed them his hands and feet and yet they still did not believe. Even Thomas had to put his hands through the holes in Jesus. He even ate in front of them to show them He is alive. Jesus also shared scriptures to them so that they may believe. He told them that repentance must be done in the name of Jesus for remission, or forgiveness of sin. This was also the start of the great commission. That we were called to share Christ with others to be a bold witness for Him. Remember he showed himself to the remaining 11 disciples. Judas hung himself because of his betrayal of Jesus.

This is also where forgiveness of sins came in. Check out that blog post to read more about forgiveness.

After all of this Christ ascended up to Heaven and now sits on the right hand of God. Christ makes intercession for us to the Father. He is the only way to the Father. (John 14:6 & Hebrews 7:25 & Romans 8:34)

For we know that since Christ was raised from the dead, He cannot die again; death no longer has mastery over him. Romans 6:9

You can read about the accounts of the resurrection:

I would actually read the chapter before these listed below since they deal with the death and burial of Jesus Christ. These deal with the resurrection. Reading in context like that helps you get a better understanding of what is going on. Maybe read a couple chapters before and after.

  • Luke 24:1-53
  • Matthew 28:1-20
  • John 20:1-30
  • Mark 16:1-20

Future Easter Dates:

  • 2024 – March 31
  • 2025 – April 20
  • 2026 – April 5
  • 2027 – March 28
  • 2028 – April 16

Easter Printables

Easter Printables – Here are some free Easter Printables that you can download and print for free. Great for the family, church or even outreach. #Easter #Easterprintables

Again, I want to wish everyone a Happy Easter “Resurrection Day”!


First published April 5, 2015.  Last Republished or updated on March 31, 2024.

HOLY WEEK:

Holy Week #HolyWeek

A list of events that lead up to Easter.


| Lazarus Saturday | Palm Sunday | Holy Monday |
| Holy Tuesday | Spy Wednesday |
| Maundy Thursday | Good Friday | Holy Saturday |
| Resurrection Day (Easter Sunday) | Easter Monday |


Easter Blog Posts

Below is a list of blog posts that relate to Easter. Be sure to check them all out!

Easter Blog Posts
Easter Posts Easter Blog Posts Complete Blog Post List for Easter
  1. 1 Cross, 3 Nails, 4 Given Church Sign
  2. 8 Things Jesus Accomplished on the Cross
  3. 20th anniversary of the powerful film, “The Passion of the Christ.”
  4. A-Z of Easter, The
  5. Amber Alert: Jesus Christ is Missing
  6. Arise My Love by Newsong
  7. Ascension
  8. Ash Wednesday, Day of Ashes
  9. Body of Christ
  10. Breakfast Pizza
  11. Broken Egg
  12. CEO Christians Church Sign
  13. Colors of Easter
  14. Cracking the Tradition of Hiding Easter Eggs
  15. Create and Hide Unbreakable Easter Eggs
  16. Cross Acronym
  17. Cross of Jesus
  18. Cross Tree
  19. Dogwood Tree
  20. Drive-Thru Easter Egg Hunt
  21. Dye Eggs with All Natural Ingredients
  22. Easter celebrations in the era of social distancing
  23. Easter Egg Trunk Hunt
  24. Easter Finger Puzzle Printable
  25. Easter is Canceled
  26. Easter Lilies Can Kill A Cat?
  27. Easter Monday
  28. Easter Story Snack Mix Printable
  29. Easter Sweet Treats Makes Easter Special
  30. Easter Symbols
  31. Easter Trees
  32. Easter Word Search Printable
  33. Egg Rolling
  34. Emoji Easter Story Printable
  35. Empty Egg
  36. Finished An Easter Spoken Word Videos by KB
  37. Forgiveness
  38. Free Easter Printables
  39. Good Friday
  40. Happy Easter “Resurrection Day”
  41. He is Risen Display
  42. Hiding Easter Eggs
  43. History of Easter Bonnets
  44. Holy Monday
  45. Holy Saturday
  46. Holy Thursday
  47. Holy Tuesday
  48. Holy Wednesday
  49. Hot Cross Buns
  50. If Jesus Had An Obituary
  51. Importance of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ
  52. It’s Not About the Bunny Church Sign
  53. Jelly Bean Prayer Printable
  54. Jesus Shows His Scars
  55. KSBJ’s Cross Stops in Houston!
  56. Lazarus Saturday
  57. Legend of the Donkey’s Cross
  58. Legend of the Sand Dollar Printable
  59. Legend of the Three Trees
  60. Let kites soar: A Lenten tradition takes flight
  61. Life Savers
  62. Make Easter Eggs Last
  63. Maundy Thursday
  64. Meaning Behind Easter Lilies
  65. No Bones About It – Jesus Is Alive!
  66. Palm Sunday
  67. Passover
  68. Resurrection Bracelet
  69. Resurrection Rolls
  70. Searching for Christ
  71. Shrove Tuesday
  72. Silly Rabbit, Easter is for Jesus
  73. Son of God Movie Review
  74. Spy Wednesday
  75. Stay-At-Home Spring Printables for Kids
  76. Stitching Easter delights with Sewing
  77. Sweating Blood Prayer
  78. Telelestai
  79. That’s My King Dr. S.M. Lockridge
  80. The Rock at UT Painted for Easter (2024)
  81. The University of Tennessee Rock painted with an Easter Messages (2022)
  82. Trail to the Empty Tomb
  83. Truth About Easter Bunny & Easter Eggs
  84. That Tomb Is Still Empty, Easter Story Told by Two Kids
  85. Unique Easter Traditions from Around the Globe
  86. University of Tennessee Rock painted with an Easter Message, The
  87. What if the Resurrection Happened Today
  88. What’s So Good About Good Friday?
  89. Why Did Jesus Fold the Napkin?
  90. Words of Forgiveness by Saving Darkness
  91. You, Sin, Christ – A Simple Illustration
  92. You’ve Been Egged Printable

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