Category: Easter

Why Christ Suffered and Died in Jerusalem?

Why Christ Suffered and Died

The death of Christ is not only the demonstration of God’s love (John 3:16), but also the supreme expression of Christ’s own love for all who receive Him as their personal savior. It baffles us that God who is all powerful and knows everything allowed His only Son to suffer and die. Why did God not make another way to […]

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Enter in to Holy Week

Enter in to Holy Week

This is what it’s all been for – those forty days of prayer and penance. We’ve been watching with Christ in the desert these weeks to be able to enter into His Passion with Him. Holy Week offers us a set chronology from Palm Sunday to Easter, enabling us to walk step by step with Jesus through His Passion. The […]

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‘Twas the Morning of Easter

‘Twas the Morning of Easter

‘Twas the Morning of Easter tells the story of the resurrection of Jesus in a fresh way, with a familiar rhythm and rhyme that children will love, following the pattern of Clement Moore’s iconic, “Twas the Night Before Christmas.” Author: Glenys Nellist Illustrator: Elena Selivanova Format: Hardcover – Picture Book Release Date: February 2, 2021 Reading age: 4 – 8 years […]

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Jesus Christ Our Lord is Risen

It’s Easter, Time to Celebrate

This pandemic has emptied churches across the world and shuttered the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, the site of the first Easter two millennia ago. But all Christians around the world are adapting and finding ways to worship and celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Jesus was dead, but now He is alive. Watch […]

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Statue of Jesus lying in the tomb by Cristo yacente Gregorio Fernandez (WikiCommons)

Holy Saturday

Holy Saturday commemorates the day that Jesus Christ lay in the tomb after his death, the day after Good Friday and the day before Easter Sunday. Holy Saturday is also know as Holy and Great Saturday, the Great Sabbath, Black Saturday, Joyous Saturday, Hallelujah Saturday, Glorious Saturday, Easter Eve, Vigil of Easter, the Saturday of Light, the day before Easter […]

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Antonio Ciseri's depiction of Ecce Homo with Jesus and Pontius Pilate, 19th century

What Happened on Good Friday?

Although the term “Good Friday” is not mentioned in the Bible, we can study the events that took place on the day Jesus was crucified. After Jesus was arrested in the Garden of Gethsemane, He was taken through several trials before the chief priests, Pontius Pilate, and Herod (Luke 22:54–23:25). Three of the trials were by Jewish leaders and three […]

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Holy Week & Easter

Holy Week & Easter

It’s time to recall the events leading up to Jesus’ death by crucifixion and His Resurrection. Although everything is shut down around the world, the passion for the faithful to observe the most powerful thing that ever happened in the world is much more prevalent. Holy week includes the following five days of special significance. Palm Sunday, which commemorates Jesus’ […]

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Practical Love

Practical Love

A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another. John 13:34-35 In High school, Geography was my favorite subject. We had lots of field trips to see land formations, different types of rocks, rivers, […]

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2020 Global Year 0f The Bible: How Are We Doing?

2020 Global Year 0f The Bible: How Are We Doing?

March 31st was the end of the first quarter of the year. Still remember our goal and commitment to 2020 Global Year of the Bible? How are we doing so far?  With one third of the year now behind us, perhaps it’s time to pause and assess our journey so far. Sure it’s a challenging adventure and for some it’s […]

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ECWA Weekly Spiritual Digest

ECWA Weekly Spiritual Digest: Implications of The Resurrection

by Rev. Sunday Bwanhot | Our problem is that we tend to forget our position in

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