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Millions of Christians celebrate easter worlwide

Millions of Christians celebrate easter worlwide Millions of Christians celebrate easter worlwide
Galeno Paniagua | 17 Abril, 2017, 22:45

CHRISTIANS look forward to Easter Sunday - the day that Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead as he promised his believers. Here are two I like. It is only with new vision, the light of faith that we "recognize" him present and active in us and around us.

"If we try to imagine this scene", the Pontiff commented, "we can see in the faces of those women any number of other faces: the faces of mothers and grandmothers, of children and young people who bear the grievous burden of injustice and brutality".

We're surrounded by violence all the time and in so many ways, we're nearly a society numb to it. We are grappling with the radical demands of discipleship in the secularized landscape of 21st-century America. "We should not sabotage his efforts by engaging in acts inimical to his administration" said the PDP chairman. This was followed by three readings from the Old Testament and two from the New Testament. Jesus's resurrection is not a promise for escape from the world, or a life free from trouble, but rather it commissions those who would remember his resurrection to be his "raising" agents in the world.

"Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal and new life".

While wishing Christians a happy Easter celebration, he encouraged them to keep faith with the policies and programmes of the restoration administration in the state, stressing that, better days were ahead, while also urging them to pray fervently for the peace, unity and progress of the state and the nation in general.

This makes resurrection relevant on this side of death in a profound sense.

Many of our contemporaries seem to have taken this attitude to heart.

Dortmund star Sahin puts it all in perspective with emotional interview
But you shouldn't forget there were 30 people sitting in it, so it's an attack on us as people. You just want to get as far away as possible.

The Easter story is about the power in Love to overcome all obstacles and oppressions, even death.

Thanks to Christ and His Resurrection, that is not true. In time, we will experience the "silences of poverty, humility, self-sacrifice and abasement", and so pass into the infinite sanctuary of the Father.

We can not begin to grasp the magnificence of the pre-incarnate, glorified Christ. Easter is about Love breaking through to the most despairing and frightened parts of our selves.

All the paintings that depict Christ rising from the tomb, however different their composition might be, have one thing in common - His hands are never behind His back, or in His pockets.

The Bible doesn't give us details in its matter-of-fact explanation of Jesus being crucified on the cross, which leaves a lot to the imagination. What is the risen Christ unlocking in your life?

I think that is how we too ought to feel. Then they realise that there are no strangers in the Body of Christ.

Rather, He is rising, here, now, daily to greet us, to embrace us, to seize us in His arms. He died for us all and loves us equally.

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St Xavier's Catholic Church: St Xavier's Catholic Church (SXCC), Kidima under Diocese of Kohima observed "Last Supper" of the Lord with his 12 Apostles and "Good Friday" crucifixion of Christ with Parish Priest Reverend Father Thomas Muttathil on April 13 and 14 at the Church premises.

Our pastor says we are Easter Sunday kind of people.

Life consists neither in learning the Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, nor in knowing thyself as Socrates required. The real Jesus, as described in the Bible that God has made available to all the world, is the ONLY way to the ETERNAL LIFE that God originally made us for. Everywhere he helps these forced migrants to encounter brothers and sisters, with whom they can share bread and hope on their journey.

It is the latest in a long line of doo-da gadgets which are created to amuse and distract us.

There can only be life after death for those have actually lived before death. He is alive and is offering hope, forgiveness and eternal life to all who believe and receive Him into their lives. Perhaps substance abuse has forced them into self-destructive lives.

We may live in a world where expressways crash, and where terror stalks the world.

"La verdadera discusión es que el gasto público es insostenible" — Szewach
El avance del endeudamiento para consumo conlleva riesgos: no incrementa la capacidad de repago del deudor y las tasas son muy positivas en términos reales.


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