1) Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life.  – S.D. Gordon.   2) Easter tells us that life is to be interpreted not simply in terms of things but in terms of ideals.  – Charles M. Crowe

3) Easter is God throwing everything at death so that I can give everything to life. – Craig D. Lounsbrough

4) Easter is not a time for groping through dusty, musty tomes or tombs to disprove spontaneous generation or even to prove life eternal.  It is a day to fan the ashes of dead hope, a day to banish doubts and seek the slopes where the sun is rising, to revel in the faith which transports us out of ourselves and the dead past into the vast and inviting unknown.  – Author unknown

5) Easter is reflecting upon suffering for one thing, but it also reflects upon Jesus and his non compliance in the face of great authority where he holds to his truth – so there’s two stories there. – Michael Leunig

6) Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won’t stay there. – Clarence W. Hall.

7) Easter is the demonstration of God that life is essentially spiritual and timeless. – Charles M. Crowe.

8) The great gift of Easter is hope – Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake. – Basil Hume

9) Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life. – S.D. Gordon.

10) The first thing that stuck in the minds of the disciples was not the empty tomb, but rather the empty grave clothes – undisturbed in form and position. – Josh McDowell

11) There would be no Christmas if there was no Easter. – Gordon B. Hinckley

12) Here is the amazing thing about Easter; the Resurrection Sunday for Christians is this, that Christ in the dying moments on the cross gives us the greatest illustration of forgiveness possible. – T. D. Jakes

13) People come together with their families to celebrate Easter. What better way to celebrate than to spend a few hours going on the journey of Christ’s life. – Roma Downey

14) ‘Easter’ is a movable event, calculated by the relative positions of sun and moon, an impossible way of fixing year by year the anniversary of a historical event, but a very natural and indeed inevitable way of calculating a solar festival. These changing dates do not point to the history of a man, but to the hero of a solar myth. – Annie Besant

15) Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song. – Pope John Paul II

16) Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal and new life. – Janine di Giovanni

17) Easter is a time when God turned the inevitability of death into the invincibility of life. – Craig D. Lounsbrough

18) Christ is not alive now because he rose from the dead two thousand years ago. He rose from the dead two thousand years ago because he is alive right now. – Christian Wiman

19) May the resurrection power of Christ, awake in us a greater spiritual force and strength, so that we can passionately pursue our God-given dreams. – Lailah Gifty Akita

20) 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. – Pope Benedict XVI

21) Life doesn’t always go our way. But one thing we know and can stand upon. Jesus has burst open the gates of LIFE. So we look ahead with great joy. The Story of God is one of hope, promise and life eternal. – Anusha Atukorala

22) On Easter Day the veil between time and eternity thins to gossamer. – Douglas Horton

23) For I remember it is Easter morn, And life and love and peace are all new born. – Alice Freeman Palmer

24) And he departed from our sight that we might return to our heart, and there find Him.  For He departed, and behold, He is here.  – St Augustine

25) Well pleaseth me the sweet time of Easter / That maketh the leaf and the flower come out. – Bertran de Born

26) Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live. – John 11:25

27) Because of the empty tomb, we have peace. Because of His resurrection, we can have peace during even the most troubling of times because we know He is in control of all that happens in the world. – Paul Chappell

28) Christ the Lord is risen today, Sons of men and angels say. Raise your joys and triumphs high; Sing, ye heavens, and earth reply. – Charles Wesley

29) Easter is very important to me, it’s a second chance. – Reba McEntire

30) God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, ‘I love you.’ – Billy Graham


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