“He is not here; he has risen!” Luke 24:6-7 in The Holy Bible
With social distancing mandates across the nation and world, many folks will not be able to dress in their best and head to church to fill the pews this Easter Sunday, April 12. However, the church, which is a body of believers, will still gather to remember the crucifixion and celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ nearly 2,000 years ago.
Churches are broadcasting virtually, through newly created YouTube channels and other video streaming venues. Others are holding drive-in style services in which attendees stay in their respective cars to hear the powerful message.
Perhaps these newly constructed services will reach more people than what could typically fit inside church buildings.
This Easter Sunday and every day remember Jesus Christ died on the cross for our sins. Three days later HE was resurrected from the grave and ascended to sit at the right hand of God the father. Today, through Christ we have been resurrected into a new life- not because of what we did but because of what HE did!
Here are some Bible verses you and your family can share together this Easter Sunday!
Matthew 28:5-6: “The angel said to the women, ‘Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay.’
John 3:16: “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”
John 11:25: “Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live.”
John 14:6: “Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.'”
1 Peter 1:3: “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.”
Philippians 2:8: “And being found in appearance as a man, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to death— even death on a cross!”
Philippians 3:10: “I want to know Christ—yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death.”
Acts 4:33: “With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus. And God’s grace was so powerfully at work in them all.”
1 Corinthians 6:14: “And God raised the Lord and will also raise us up by his power.”
1 Corinthians 15:21: “For since death came through a man, the resurrection of the dead comes also through a man.”
2 Corinthians 5:17: “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!”
Romans 8:34: “Christ Jesus who died—more than that, who was raised to life—is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us.”
Romans 6:8-11:”The death he died, he died to sin once for all; but the life he lives, he lives to God. In the same way, count yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus. “
Romans 10:9: “If you declare with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord,’ and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.”
Luke 24:6-7: “Remember how he told you, while he was still with you in Galilee: ‘The Son of Man must be delivered over to the hands of sinners, be crucified and on the third day be raised again.'”
Luke 24:2-3: “They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus.”
Luke 9:23: “Then he said to them all: Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.”
Hebrews 12:2: “Fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith.
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