Happy Easter!

Bible verses for your Easter mail

It’s hard to believe but true - many people do not know why we celebrate Easter and associate this holiday only with the Easter bunny or the Easter egg hunt. It's high time that we focus on the essentials and remind each other with blessings and Easter greetings of the true meaning of Easter: Jesus' resurrection.

Easter

And when the centurion, who stood facing him, saw that in this way he* breathed his last, he said, “Truly this man was the Son* of God!”

Mark 15:39 (ESV)

but I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail. And when you have turned again, strengthen your brothers.”

Luke 22:32 (ESV)

And as they were frightened and bowed their faces to the ground, the men said to them, “Why do you seek the living among the dead? He is not here, but has risen. Remember how he told you, while he was still in Galilee,

Luke 24:5-6 (ESV)

saying, “The Lord has risen indeed, and has appeared to Simon!”

Luke 24:34 (ESV)

As they were talking about these things, Jesus himself stood among them, and said to them, “Peace to you!”

Luke 24:36 (ESV)

and said to them, “Thus it is written, that the Christ should suffer and on the third day rise from the dead, and that repentance for* the forgiveness of sins should be proclaimed in his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem.

Luke 24:46-47 (ESV)

“For God so loved the world,* that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

John 3:16 (ESV)

Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life.* Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?”

John 11:25-26 (ESV)

Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.

John 12:24 (ESV)

Yet a little while and the world will see me no more, but you will see me. Because I live, you also will live.

John 14:19 (ESV)

Who is to condemn? Christ Jesus is the one who died—more than that, who was raised—who is at the right hand of God, who indeed is interceding for us.*

Romans 8:34 (ESV)

And God raised the Lord and will also raise us up by his power.

1 Corinthians 6:14 (ESV)

For as by a man came death, by a man has come also the resurrection of the dead.

1 Corinthians 15:21 (ESV)

and he died for all, that those who live might no longer live for themselves but for him who for their sake died and was raised.

2 Corinthians 5:15 (ESV)

having been buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through faith in the powerful working of God, who raised him from the dead.

Colossians 2:12 (ESV)

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

1 Peter 1:3 (ESV)